riggsre
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Re: Math (or Maths)

Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:11 am


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Re: Math (or Maths)

Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:33 am

6÷2(1+2)

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RaTTuS
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Re: Math (or Maths)

Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:37 am

when you re-log during the posting you will get this until you re-edit the answer

1+10
How To ask Questions :- http://www.catb.org/esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
WARNING - some parts of this post may be erroneous YMMV

1QC43qbL5FySu2Pi51vGqKqxy3UiJgukSX
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Bad Wolf
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Re: Math (or Maths)

Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:54 am

Math

[noun] North American, mathematics:

Maths

[plural noun][treated as singular] British,  mathematics:
To a person with a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

Joe Schmoe
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Re: Math (or Maths)

Thu Mar 08, 2012 2:08 pm

Mathematics is, itself, a plural noun treated as singular.
And some folks need to stop being fanboys and see the forest behind the trees.

(One of the best lines I've seen on this board lately)

tufty
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Re: Math (or Maths)

Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:48 pm

I'll use this as an excuse to whore my chrome plugin.

https://gitorious.org/raspberry-pi-demather

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Re: Math (or Maths)

Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:01 pm

I"ll use this as an excuse to whore my chrome plugin.

https://gitorious.org/raspberry-pi-demather

Had a look and was disappointed — I was hoping for a plugin that makes the equation harder!

Cheers,
Barnaby

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