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## #1 2011-02-16 11:15:01

John E. Franklin
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### What's 27 times 37 ?

Pretty neat, huh?

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## #2 2011-02-16 11:19:00

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### Re: What's 27 times 37 ?

Hi John;

How are you? I cannot see what you did.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #3 2011-02-16 11:21:11

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### Re: What's 27 times 37 ?

The puzzle is what is 27 times 37 ? (pretty neat huh? the answer!!)

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## #4 2011-02-16 12:00:39

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### Re: What's 27 times 37 ?

#### John E. Franklin wrote:

The puzzle is what is 27 times 37 ? (pretty neat huh? the answer!!)

the wonders of multiplication lol

Last edited by Mariner (2011-02-16 12:00:56)

## #5 2011-02-16 12:31:35

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### Re: What's 27 times 37 ?

Imagine for a moment that even an earthworm may possess a love of self and a love of others.

## #6 2011-02-16 13:59:59

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### Re: What's 27 times 37 ?

Hi John;

Yep, because of

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #7 2011-02-20 02:57:50

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### Re: What's 27 times 37 ?

Yes, that's true!!! Bobby, I learnt that once a long time ago...
By the way, I just watched a short video on a short cut way
to multiply two numbers inclusively between 11 and 19.
Here's an example:
Take 14 times 17, which we all know is 238 by heart anyway by now, but anyhow,
simply add 7 to 14 and get 21. Tack a zero on the
end of 21 for 210.  Then to finish, add on to the
210, 4 times 7 or 28 for 238, wow!!!  I'll put this in
"This is Cool" too, since it is so wonderful!!

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## #8 2011-03-02 08:33:56

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### Re: What's 27 times 37 ?

Nice math trick!
Here are more to enjoy:
http://www.pedagonet.com/maths/mathtricks.htm

## #9 2011-04-20 23:02:46

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### Re: What's 27 times 37 ?

Start with any two-digit number. Multiply each digit by itself then add these answers. Do the same thing to this new number and so on until something happens. For example 32 becomes 9+4 which is 13, 13 becomes 1+9 which is 10, 10 becomes 1+0 =1. This one ends at 1. What else happens when you start with different numbers?

## #10 2011-05-05 03:50:01

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### Re: What's 27 times 37 ?

@alexa.pete9
I'll try 33:
9 + 9 = 18
1 + 64 = 65
36 + 25 = 61
36 + 1 = 37
9 + 49 = 58
25 + 64 = 89
64 + 81 = 145
1 + 16 + 25 = 42
16 + 4 = 20
4 + 0 = 4
16 = 16
1 + 36 = 37
9 + 49 = 58
I'm starting to go in a circle now...

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## #11 2012-12-20 12:06:20

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### Re: What's 27 times 37 ?

999
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999

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