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**Bailey Freeland****Guest**

math is very boaring but the games are awesome!!!!

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**Tigeree****Member**- Registered: 2005-11-19
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Welcome to the forum Bailey Freeland!

Hope you enjoy ur time here.

Math can b fun if u make it that way.

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**toyjons****Member**- Registered: 2008-10-02
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hey. i`m from sweden and i was wondering something.... why do you have such a complicated measuring system. you have like 3 , 17 and 1670 or something.... but in sweden(europe) we have like evrything is devided in 10 or multiplayed....

P.S srry for my bad english D.S

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**Chewy****Member**- Registered: 2008-08-07
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toyjons wrote:

hey. i`m from sweden and i was wondering something.... why do you have such a complicated measuring system. you have like 3 , 17 and 1670 or something.... but in sweden(europe) we have like evrything is devided in 10 or multiplayed....

P.S srry for my bad english D.S

Yeah, like :

5,280 feet = 1 mile

3 feet = 1 yard etc... you mean like that ?

When I was in grade school (I'm American btw), the teachers told us that the US would go metric for certain. I am disappointed that it hasn't. We are exposed to a bit more metric system than back then (the '70's in my case), but we are still using the old English system. Even the British (correct me if I am wrong ! please ) are using metrics !

But I think the answer, Toyjons, to your question is that in America's case, it is part stubborness, and habit. Or arrogance and laziness, not sure.

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**quittyqat****Member**- Registered: 2009-04-08
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I'll be here at least once every month. XP

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I'll be here at least once every month. XP

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi quittyqat;

I got this one!

My answer

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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**quittyqat****Member**- Registered: 2009-04-08
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You got it!

P.S. What is the reciprocal of 4?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**Sarah12****Guest**

:cool:well there is lots of games,that you can play on here math is nice but you have to have math for School.!!!!

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Who says!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**Tigeree****Member**- Registered: 2005-11-19
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Teachers say, thats who.

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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