Yay math humor!

With the following assumptions:

0 x 1 = 0

0 x 2 = 0

The following must be true:

0 x 1 = 0 x 2

Dividing by zero gives:

0/0 x 1 = 0/0 x 2

Simplified, yields:

1 = 2

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Resident_Blonde
, Mar 21 2005 09:00 PM

Posted 26 April 2008 - 04:51 PM

Yay math humor!

With the following assumptions:

0 x 1 = 0

0 x 2 = 0

The following must be true:

0 x 1 = 0 x 2

Dividing by zero gives:

0/0 x 1 = 0/0 x 2

Simplified, yields:

1 = 2

Posted 26 April 2008 - 04:53 PM

No, I know that the roof is missing and you can see the stars because the roof is missing. I just don't get the joke in not having a roof

Posted 26 April 2008 - 04:54 PM

Yes, but you can't divide by zero. Even when the numerator is zero.Let's try another one:

Yay math humor!

With the following assumptions:

0 x 1 = 0

0 x 2 = 0

The following must be true:

0 x 1 = 0 x 2

Dividing by zero gives:

0/0 x 1 = 0/0 x 2

Simplified, yields:

1 = 2

111,111,111 * 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

Posted 26 April 2008 - 04:58 PM

Let's try this one.

This can't happen in real life because if x=y, x-y=0 and you can't divide by zero.x=y

multiply by x:

x^2 = xy

subtract y^2:

x^2 - y^2 = xy - y^2

Factor both sides:

(x+y)(x-y) = y(x-y)

Divide by (x-y):

x+y=y

x=y, so substitue y for x:

y+y=y

2y = y

divide by y and we get:

2=1

Posted 26 April 2008 - 05:03 PM

ditrackster:

The first time I heard this, it was the Loneranger and Tonto.

BG

The first time I heard this, it was the Loneranger and Tonto.

BG

Posted 27 April 2008 - 09:53 AM

every request to his wife by endearing terms, calling her Honey, My Love,

Darling, Sweetheart, Pumpkin, etc.

Bernie looked at Morris and remarked, "That is really nice. After all these

years that you have been married, you keep calling your wife those pet names."

Morris hung his head and whispered, "To tell the truth, I forgot her name

three years ago."

Posted 27 April 2008 - 11:42 AM

Wow. That is just sad!

Posted 27 April 2008 - 06:14 PM

As I lay in bed, staring up at the stars, I thought to myself: "Where the heck is the ceiling?".

Posted 27 April 2008 - 06:18 PM

Yay math humor!

With the following assumptions:

0 x 1 = 0

0 x 2 = 0

The following must be true:

0 x 1 = 0 x 2

Dividing by zero gives:

0/0 x 1 = 0/0 x 2

Simplified, yields:

1 = 2

Oy, this is a joke thread ... not a maths riddle thread

Posted 27 April 2008 - 10:02 PM

Want to hear a dirty Joke.....

the boy fell in the mud

the boy fell in the mud

Posted 28 April 2008 - 02:11 AM

Want to hear a dirty Joke.....

the boy fell in the mud

Can't get more dirty than that!

Frantique,

Posted 28 April 2008 - 02:23 AM

What's brown and sticky?

A stick

A stick

Posted 28 April 2008 - 09:30 AM

Hmmmmmm,jokes with a double meaning!?

After long consideration&spiritual counsel,i have deceided to refrain from posting any jokes relating

to this kind of jokes!For i'm sure**frantique will spit "Fire & Brimstone"** and ban poor old me in no time

With sadness(and fear)in my heart

zorba

After long consideration&spiritual counsel,i have deceided to refrain from posting any jokes relating

to this kind of jokes!For i'm sure

With sadness(and fear)in my heart

zorba

Posted 28 April 2008 - 03:02 PM

Wasn't a riddle. It was a simple joke that doubled in purpose to also state why we don't divide by 0.

Yay math humor!

With the following assumptions:

0 x 1 = 0

0 x 2 = 0

The following must be true:

0 x 1 = 0 x 2

Dividing by zero gives:

0/0 x 1 = 0/0 x 2

Simplified, yields:

1 = 2

Oy, this is a joke thread ... not a maths riddle thread

Posted 28 April 2008 - 03:04 PM

Glad somebody got it (Fredil, i'm looking at you 0.o). Jk, Fredil.As I lay in bed, staring up at the stars, I thought to myself: "Where the heck is the ceiling?".

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