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Started by nontradguy, Nov 09, 2011 11:56 AM
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    elcee

    At goal and hoping to stay there

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Posted December 18, 2011 - 5:15 PM

#9
You can add as many "1s" as you want it won't change the answer - it is x zero and anything times zero is always zero!


    Mindy!

    Intermediate Member

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Posted December 18, 2011 - 5:57 PM

#10
That's not how math works... It only applies to the number directly before it.


    elcee

    At goal and hoping to stay there

  • Posts: 3,819
  • Joined: Mar 2009
  • Gender: Female
  • Location: AU
  • Surgery: LAP-BAND
  • Surgery Date: Jun 2009
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  • Current Weight: 110 lbs
  • Goal Weight: 110 lbs
  • BMI: 21.5
Posted December 18, 2011 - 6:40 PM

#11
Looking at it again and the sum would make far more sense if it had brackets in , the lack thereof is what leads to the confusion!


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