Derby #226: Math in Nature
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Long Division

Long Division
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paigeg


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Re: Long Division


Guffaw! I really wasn't terribly impressed with this in the pre derby thread. And, on its surface, it's still not exactly compelling 'math'. But first time through I totally missed the 'remainder'. Thanks for a LOL moment.

geekfactor12


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Weird, I never posted in the pre-derby area Maybe someone else had a similar idea?

groverthehyper


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geekfactor12 wrote:Weird, I never posted in the pre-derby area Maybe someone else had a similar idea?


I don't get it.. Could someone explain to me?

msgmissy


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groverthehyper wrote:I don't get it.. Could someone explain to me?


Long division: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_division

In long division, the snake should really be represented as the dividend and the cat as the divisor, but this fun mock-up better explains the concept:



Also, the answer is 5.



geekfactor12: Not a fan of cat tees, and not a fan of slate. But! I *love* this tee.

TonyH189


quality posts: 0 Private Messages TonyH189

Surprised this didn't get hit with "Outside the printable area" yet...

artgirl929


quality posts: 1 Private Messages artgirl929
Re: Long Division


Super cute, got a vote from me.

walmazan


quality posts: 71 Private Messages walmazan
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Love it!!

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