Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun. Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ • π ƒ ¹ ² ³ °
 

You are not logged in. #1 20051221 16:46:58
In Search of a Magic NumberRAY: This next puzzler is mathematical in nature. Imagine two numbers, such that their product is equal to their sum. I'll give you two numbers: 5 and 1 and 1/4. You add them, and you get 6 and 1/4. You multiply them, and you also get 6 and 1/4. #2 20051221 17:07:17
Re: In Search of a Magic NumberLike these? "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #3 20051221 21:15:08
Re: In Search of a Magic Number
Why did the vector cross the road? It wanted to be normal. #4 20051221 22:07:15
Re: In Search of a Magic NumberWell, the beauty of two 2s don't end there! Character is who you are when no one is looking. 