
May 19, 2015, 06:50 PM
#1
La lutte ellemême vers les sommets suffit à remplir un cœur d'homme; il faut imaginer Sisyphe heureux.

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May 19, 2015, 07:00 PM
#2
Hmmmmm.... The hands are WAY too short
Some people have opinions  The rest of us have taste.

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May 19, 2015, 07:39 PM
#3
Evolutionary Deadend
It looks like a quartz watch, wonder what kind of battery it takes 
Maybe?

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May 19, 2015, 07:43 PM
#4
I was OK until I got to 5:00. And 7:00.
EDIT: Aha! I knew it! Probably from the website you got the picture from comes this quote:
"5 is slightly wrong. With the exclamation point under the bar of the squareroot sign it says sqrt(9!)  9/9 which is 602.395.
It should have the exclamation point outside the squareroot sign in which case it would be (sqrt(9))!  9/9 which is 5. "
...as if I had the math to figure that out.
Last edited by mlcor; May 19, 2015 at 07:48 PM.

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May 19, 2015, 07:53 PM
#5
Originally Posted by
Donf
Maybe?
Nein !

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May 19, 2015, 08:02 PM
#6
Originally Posted by
mlcor
I was OK until I got to 5:00. And 7:00.
EDIT: Aha! I knew it! Probably from the website you got the picture from comes this quote:
"
5 is slightly wrong. With the exclamation point under the bar of the squareroot sign it says sqrt(9!)  9/9 which is 602.395.
It should have the exclamation point outside the squareroot sign in which case it would be (sqrt(9))!  9/9 which is 5. "
...as if I had the math to figure that out.
Yeah sqrt of 9 is 3, making the factorial (!) of 3 = to 6 subtracting 9 over 9 (which is 1) = 5
but if done like the clock face , would be the sqrt of (9x8x7x6x5x4x3x2x1) ... which is 602.395 .... but then you've still got to deduct the 9/9 (which is 1) , so the full wrong answer would be 601.395

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May 19, 2015, 08:07 PM
#7
Originally Posted by
Seriously
Yeah sqrt of 9 is 3, making the factorial (!) of 3 = to 6 subtracting 9 over 9 (which is 1) = 5
but if done like the clock face , would be the sqrt of (9x8x7x6x5x4x3x2x1) ... which is 602.395 .... but then you've still got to deduct the 9/9 (which is 1) , so the full wrong answer would be 601.395
...and seven doesn't seem quite right, since the .9 factorial isn't quite 1 (although it's as close as you can get without hitting 1, I guess).

May 19, 2015, 08:10 PM
#8
You could have 65.932 too ,... if you subtract the 9 from the wrong answer of 602.395 before dividing the entire thing by the final 9 instead of just subtracting the 9/9 (which is 1 obviously)
...and seven doesn't seem quite right, since the .9 factorial isn't quite 1 (although it's as close as you can get without hitting 1, I guess).
Would work if you made it 0.999999999 (recurring) , but it doesn't quite fit on the dial lol
Last edited by Seriously; May 19, 2015 at 08:13 PM.

May 19, 2015, 08:11 PM
#9
Originally Posted by
Seriously
You could 65.932 too ,... if you subtract the 9 from the wrong answer of 602.395 before dividing the entire thing by the final 9 instead of just subtracting the 9/9 (which is 1 obviously)
Sorry, I've long since run out of fingers and toes to work this one out...

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May 19, 2015, 08:15 PM
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