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#1 2005-08-15 00:15:33

agoulding
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doubling

i have to write an essay on doubling anybody got any key info to include? Thankyou

#2 2005-08-15 01:19:03

kylekatarn
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Re: doubling

doubling??
doubling a number?
x * 2?

#3 2005-08-15 07:27:44

MathsIsFun
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Re: doubling

Doubling is just adding ...
If you double zero you get ... zero
If you double a negative number you get a negative number ...
The opposite of doubling is halving ...


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

#4 2005-08-15 22:45:15

wcy
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Re: doubling

doubling is in fact a subset of multiplication; you just multiply by 2 each time

#5 2005-08-17 11:15:07

ryos
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Re: doubling

To get the number x doubled n times, use x * 2^n .


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