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Calculate your age here

Santosh Maskar
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Joined: Jul 02, 2003
Posts: 226
This is pretty neat how it works out.

It takes less than a minute.......

Work this out as you read.

This is fun!

1. First of all, pick the number of times a week that you would

like to have dinner out. (try for more than once but less than10).

2. Multiply this number by 2

(Just to be bold)

3. Add 5. (Just because)

4. Multiply it by 50 - dont tell me u need a

calculator

5. If you have already had your birthday this year

add 1754.... If you haven't, add 1753.......

6. Now subtract the four digit year that you were

born.

You should have a three digit number.

The first digit of this was your original number

(How many times you want to eat out each week.)

The next two numbers are... YOUR AGE! > >(Oh YES,it IS!!!)
Joyce Lee
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Joined: Jul 11, 2003
Posts: 1392
Let me see...

Let D = the number of times a week that you would like to have dinner out
Let B = birthday
Let A = Age
Assume the birthday is over.

(((D * 2 ) + 5) * 50) + 1754 - B = 100D + A

simplify, simplify...
100D + 250 + 1754 - B = 100D + A

cancel both sides...
2004 - Birthday = Age !!!
[ August 17, 2004: Message edited by: Joyce Lee ]
Bacon
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Joined: Jul 14, 2004
Posts: 305
It doesn't work if you lie about the year you were born.

Obviously limited in mystical power! :roll:
Helen Thomas
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Joined: Jan 13, 2004
Posts: 1759
By reversing the sum after calculating the age, perhaps life expectancy could be worked out too ?

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