Originally posted by sillinous1
Originally posted by glengineer
Another question: how does 8 + 6 + 2 get you 431.html ? Is it as obvious as "just cut them all in half" , or is ther something more?
It was the answers to questions 8, 6, and 2 added together.
It is somewhat strange that it was half of all the numbers... hmm... was that intentional?
Originally posted by Freenrgy2
Originally posted by glengineer
Originally posted by Springer
Originally posted by Freenrgy2
320 - The only way I got this was multiplying 240 * 4/3. I figure that it had to do with the way the fractions were being divided (you multiply by the reciprocal). Perhaps someone reduced too early.
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Ding! Ding! Ding we have a winner!
Wait, are you saying that 320 was the correct answer?
I thought the question would, using standard mathematical .... ooooh, what do they call it? parenthesis first, then exponents, then multiplication/division.... anyway, would produce 20, not 320. If I remember correctly, it was a straight 1/4 * 1/2 * whatever.... and came up with 20.
To divide fraction A by fraction B you multiply fraction A by the reciprocal of fraction B.
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Originally posted by maximusX
I think that everyone who contributed to this game should be rewarded. nuff said
Originally posted by Freenrgy2
Originally posted by maximusX
I think that everyone who contributed to this game should be rewarded. nuff said
I was compensated twice via applause points. That's enough for me.
Originally posted by infoseeker
______ is two-thirds of one-half of one fourth of 240 ?
The answer is 20. I have put it into my calculator ten times and each time it comes out 20.
Originally posted by infoseeker
______ is two-thirds of one-half of one fourth of 240 ?
The answer is 20. I have put it into my calculator ten times and each time it comes out 20.
Originally posted by Freenrgy2
Originally posted by infoseeker
______ is two-thirds of one-half of one fourth of 240 ?
The answer is 20. I have put it into my calculator ten times and each time it comes out 20.
Incidently, I totally concur. "of" by itself in a word problem is used to denote a product. Working left-to-right 2/3 * 1/2 * 1/4 would be 1/12, which times 240 would yield 20.
Originally posted by Freenrgy2
How long is the new game supposed to last
What additional prizes are you contemplating.
Originally posted by SkepticOverlord
Originally posted by Freenrgy2
How long is the new game supposed to last
We're taking what we learned here, and will be applying that to a game that plays longer.
What additional prizes are you contemplating.
I really like the format of having a game with an intense viral component that creates a high-value domain name when it's all finished. So we have a KILLER UFO-centric domain for the next game, but there will also be intermediate prizes along the way.