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#1 2007-03-04 10:29:43

RedWhiz
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Math Riddle

I am really puzzled by this riddle so I'm wondering if anyone else can solve it.
Here's the puzzle:

.//1...

/[]3[]..

[]./?//

The question is what is the number and why.

 

#2 2007-03-04 10:34:13

Ricky
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Re: Math Riddle

I don't know the answer, but you just reminded me of regular expressions.  Excuse me while I go finish puking.


"In the real world, this would be a problem.  But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist.  So we'll go ahead and do that now..."
 

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