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**darkfluxay****Member**- Registered: 2006-07-29
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I'm confused, I got Jessica as having croc as pet. I wonder if I misread the question. O.o

Lucy Jo Hannah Jessica Georgina

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/pythagorean-triples.html - Spelling mistake at the bottom of the page, next to the 'Here's More' section. Nothing major though.

It says 'Pythagor**ae**n triples - Basics'.

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**Patrick****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-24
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Oh no! The site is doomed

(just kidding, nice you're poiting it out )

*Last edited by Patrick (2006-07-30 04:46:29)*

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Thanks Devanté, fixed it!

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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darkfluxay wrote:

I'm confused, I got Jessica as having croc as pet. I wonder if I misread the question. O.o

Lucy Jo Hannah Jessica Georgina

Chocolate Crunchies Wispa Milk Boost

Color Lilac Blue Pink Green Purple

Pet Rabbit Puppy Horse Hamster

Hobby HorseR Tennis Bowling Skiing Swimming

Holiday Maldives Tobago Florida Australia Canada

Oops, you forgot this one: "The girl on the right of the girl who likes tennis likes horse riding"

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**tammytam****Member**- Registered: 2006-08-20
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I spent 1.5 hours solving the "Who owns the fish?" and 30 mins solving the "Who owns the crococile?". Well, it's real good practice!!!

Who owns the fish: German

Who owns the crocodile: Hannah

Hopefully I did not get them wrong!

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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What do we plan to do when the domain expires, BTW?

I know it's a long time away, and not necessarily relevant, but I just couldn't help asking.

And what does the future hold for MathsIsFun.com? I can sense that it's going to be something good.

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**Kanishk****Member**- Registered: 2006-09-16
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This was fun

was'nt it .

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**Kanishk****Member**- Registered: 2006-09-16
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I worked on this problem for about 1hr and did it

Yesssss!!!!!!!!! I did it .

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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MathsIsFun wrote:

Thanks Devanté, fixed it!

Question: How come 'PM' turns into a capital 'p' with with a lowercase 'm', when they both should be capitals? I think it is part of the word censoring.

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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Nope, nothing to do with the word censoring. I just looked at the list of censored words and there's nothing there that would do anything to PM.

And.

It looks OK to me anyway.

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Testing again:

P.m.

It only happens if you put a full stop after the letters.

*Last edited by Devanté (2006-10-08 21:38:12)*

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**justlookingforthemoment****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-05-26
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P.M.

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Conclusion: I'm cursed.

It's appearing fine for you...but not for me:

P.M.

A bug, maybe?

OK, this is weird. Now it's appearing fine for me, but it still shows the mistake in the original post. I'll try the refresh button.

*Last edited by Devanté (2006-10-08 21:46:42)*

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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Are you sure you didn't just type P.m. by mistake? If I quote you, I see P.m. there as well, which implies that that's what you wrote. Any changes the forum makes happen only in displayed posts, not in the quotes. For example, if I say:

"Little Jimmy drags up his orange juice loudly."

Then the forum filter inadvertantly changes one of those words, but you can see what I meant by quoting me. I'd have thought it'd be the same for you and your P.m., but it's not.

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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No, I had made no mistake - It happened in Ganesh's 'Oral Puzzles' thread, and it's happening hear now.

No idea why...

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**cueshe****Member**- Registered: 2006-11-06
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i think jessica owns a crocodile because she likes green.. or the person who likes to go to Florida owns a crocodile because there are crocodiles in Florida..

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Mistake found;

Convert Decima ls to Fractions

There is a whitespace in-between the "Decima" and the "ls". There shouldn't be any.

As spotted here: http://www.mathsisfun.com/math.html

Under the C section.

EDIT: Another on the same page;

Greatest Commmon Factor

Triple "m" shouldn't exist in that word. Should inly be double "m".

As found under the G section here: http://www.mathsisfun.com/math.html

EDIT 2: Another mistake;

Icos

ohedron Net

Replace the "o" with an "a".

Found under the I section here: http://www.mathsisfun.com/math.html

EDIT 3: Another mistake;

M ultiplication - Times Tables

Whitespace in "Multiplication".

Found under the M section here: http://www.mathsisfun.com/math.html

EDIT 4: Another mistake;

Puzzle - Pencils an d Jars

Whitespace in the word 'and'.

Found under the P section here: http://www.mathsisfun.com/math.html

EDIT 5: Not that it matters, but;

Standard Deviation

No space needed after "Deviation". Found: http://www.mathsisfun.com/math.html

EDIT 6: Another mistake;

Subtracting Fracti ons

Whitespace in "Fractions".

Found under the S section here: http://www.mathsisfun.com/math.html

EDIT 7: Another mistake;

Note: Area and volume

forumulasonly work when the torus has a hole!

Found here: http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/torus.html

*Last edited by Devanté (2006-11-17 09:13:08)*

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Another mistake;

Octohedron Net

Should be "Oct**a**hedron Net".

Found under the O section here: http://www.mathsisfun.com/math.html

EDIT: And another;

Here we list the most common patterns and how thy are made.

"thy" should be "they". Found here: http://www.mathsisfun.com/numberpatterns.html

*Last edited by Devanté (2006-11-17 10:35:27)*

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Another found:

But the Waiter

cantsplit $5 three ways

Found here: http://www.mathsisfun.com/puzzles/where-did-the-dollar-go--.html

"cant" should have an apostrophe in it.

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Mistake found here: http://www.mathsisfun.com/combinatorics/combinations-permutations.html

Above the middle of the page.

Th formula is written:

Typo for 'The'.

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**DanceEllie****Member**- Registered: 2006-07-13
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Hannah owns the crocodile

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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And mistakes awaiting to be fixed.

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**agilson****Member**- Registered: 2007-03-25
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Maria. wrote:

Please can you or anybody tell me " who ownes the fish" please.

German owns the fish

*Last edited by agilson (2007-03-25 19:57:35)*

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Devantè wrote:

Mistake found...

Excellent ... I have fixed them all (I think).

Very much appreciated. Thanks D.

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