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Saturday, August 11, 2007

Math Trick from Your New Zealand Fan Tui


Here is a math trick so unbelievable that it will stump
you. Personally I would like to know who came up with
this and why that person is not running the country.
Grab a calculator (you won't be able to do this one
in your head)

1. Key in the first three digits of your phone number
(NOT the Area Code...)

2. Multiply by 80

3. Add 1

4. Multiply by 250

5. Add to this the last 4 digits of your phone number

6. Add to this the last 4 digits of your phone number

7. Subtract 250

8. Divide number by 2

Do you recognize the answer??

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  • At 7:26 PM , Anonymous Belle said...

    Wow, that is creepy!The number that i ended with was 4512106! Tommorow I am attending tfa! The school that i am going to instead of southwest, yay! lol. Well, i better go to bed i'm really tired and i have to wake up at 6:15 tommorow for school!

  • At 7:31 PM , Anonymous nick said...

    Yea that is my phonenumber!!!

  • At 6:41 AM , Blogger Adam Stuart said...

    I hope you new school, Belle, is everything you deserve - which is A LOT!

    Nick? As in Dr. Lachinski Nick???? If so, I have also spoken of you several times as an example of someone going from being bored to teaching other students about your higher-level learnign in science.


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