View Full Version : Math Riddle....

LosingStreak

10-14-2008, 05:57 PM

I have a math question and i want to see if anyone can get it right. If I gave penny, then doubled it each day for a month, how much money would u have at the end of the month?

HINT: It's over 1 million...

Cock Joke

10-14-2008, 06:03 PM

If it's over 1,000,000, then surely it's...OVER 9,000!!!

Someone had to. :p

I'll take a guess & say two million.

LosingStreak

10-14-2008, 06:05 PM

I'll take a guess & say two million.

Nope .....^

Endymion

10-14-2008, 06:29 PM

2**30 = 1073741824.

LosingStreak

10-14-2008, 06:32 PM

2**30 = 1073741824.

*claps* very nice...

I bet Endy already knew the answer before opening this thread.

I'm a little bothered by the fact that this wasn't actually a riddle.

JohnnyNemesis

10-14-2008, 07:13 PM

If it's over 1,000,000, then surely it's...OVER 9,000!!!

Someone had to. :p

If it wasn't you, it would have been me, but I woulda been too embarrassed.

Endymion

10-14-2008, 07:34 PM

i too would be embarrassed posting memes over a year old.

and tijs: i knew 2**30 is ~1e9 because 2**30 bytes is a gigabyte.

come out swinging

10-14-2008, 07:55 PM

I like math riddles. I have not done one is a very long time. I think it dates back when i was in high school. My approach to solving them is to take each sentence and break it down. Make an equation out of the sentence. Get rid of any information that is not important. And then do the math and solve it.

We can assume for this math riddle it was a 30 day month or could it be a 31 day month.:D:D

LosingStreak

10-14-2008, 08:44 PM

I'm a little bothered by the fact that this wasn't actually a riddle.

it sorta was....

Bipolar Bear

10-14-2008, 11:39 PM

What happens when you put your arm in a jellybean jar?

Highlight for answer.

The black ones steal your watch.

LosingStreak

10-15-2008, 05:53 AM

What happens when you put your arm in a jellybean jar?

Highlight for answer.

The black ones steal your watch.

y are u so racist?!!

Bipolar Bear

10-15-2008, 11:48 AM

y are u so racist?!!

Ah come on don't be offended by it, it's just a joke. :P

http://www.racist-jokes.com/

(don't go if offended by these jokes)

IamSam

10-15-2008, 11:53 AM

Ah come on don't be offended by it, it's just a joke.

This one is kind of ridiculous haha I apologize in advance:

How many jews can you fit in a VW Beetle?

54, two in the front, two in the back, and fifty in the ashtray.

That's not cool.

Bipolar Bear

10-15-2008, 11:56 AM

That's not cool.

Yeah ok lol I think so too I think I'm going to remove that one X_X

You might want to unquote it haha

Endymion

10-15-2008, 12:05 PM

ok, my turn for a math riddle!

given the function f(s) = sum(1/n^s, n, 1, inf), s <- C, are all zeros of this function of the form -2n (n <- Z+) or (1/2 + i*x) (x <- R)?

given the function f(s) = sum(1/n^s, n, 1, inf), s <- C, are all zeros of this function of the form -2n (n <- Z+) or (1/2 + i*x) (x <- R)?Yes. 50/50 chance!

Bipolar Bear

10-15-2008, 12:18 PM

ok, my turn for a math riddle!

given the function f(s) = sum(1/n^s, n, 1, inf), s <- C, are all zeros of this function of the form -2n (n <- Z+) or (1/2 + i*x) (x <- R)?

No. Of course not.

(lol)

Endymion

10-15-2008, 12:29 PM

if either one of you can prove it, i'll send you a thousand dollars.

Ok, give me a few minutes and I'll try to figure it out.

EMehl6

10-15-2008, 05:44 PM

ok, my turn for a math riddle!

given the function f(s) = sum(1/n^s, n, 1, inf), s <- C, are all zeros of this function of the form -2n (n <- Z+) or (1/2 + i*x) (x <- R)?

Can you actually post the solution, I'm curious to know...

And before anyone calls me out as a nerd, I'm a mechanical engineering major, so I'm allowed to like this stuff lol.

Endymion

10-16-2008, 03:20 AM

Can you actually post the solution, I'm curious to know...

And before anyone calls me out as a nerd, I'm a mechanical engineering major, so I'm allowed to like this stuff lol.

it's the riemann hypothesis. there's a million dollar prize, a fields medal, and a lifetime of fame awaiting whoever comes up with an answer.

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