Jun 13 - Why Smart People Are Actually Dumb

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 6 years ago '04        #61
ImmortalGuru 26 heat pts26
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Damnit, both my wife and I got it wrong too.



Oh well, after looking at it, I definitely understand how they got it now.
 6 years ago '10        #62
Shhon 850 heat pts850
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stay high my friends
 6 years ago '11        #63
The Rhyming Ape 57 heat pts57
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so let me get this straight......you say im dumb if i answered the question wrong. I say ur dumb for not giving me enough damn info to solve it. "researchers" stay puttin out bullsh*t that the masses will eat up.
 6 years ago '09        #64
Lil Jay 30 heat pts30
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 Minister said:
so why can't the ball be 9 cents 8 cents 7 cents 6 cents 5 cents 4 cents 3 cents 2 cents 1 cents 0 cents

?????
forget the article...

if smart people are actually dumb...
... what are we supposed to call this type of idiots?
 6 years ago '09        #65
Lil Jay 30 heat pts30
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 The Rhyming Ape said:
so let me get this straight......you say im dumb if i answered the question wrong. I say ur dumb for not giving me enough damn info to solve it. "researchers" stay puttin out bullsh*t that the masses will eat up.
there's all the info you need to solve it... and its actually easy as hell once u r past the initial thought...
 6 years ago '06        #66
RAZAH CUTS 5839 heat pts5839
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anti-intellectual propaganda...
 6 years ago '09        #67
Lil Jay 30 heat pts30
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 Minister said:
"A bat and ball cost a dollar and ten cents. The bat costs a dollar more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?"




you can't a.ssume that everything has a formula just from the way its worded. its dumb becuz theres too many possibilities

there's only one exact possibilty.. what are you talkin about?
 06-14-2012, 11:22 PM         #68
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 ImInHerMouth said:
I agreed with you on them using this as an example of cognitive bias by giving a pretty vague word problem. But if the ball coast any more or less than 5 cents, the bat would never cost a exactly a dollar more than the ball and equal $1.10
it says the bat costs a dollar more than the ball



IN MATH U MUST AT LEAST SAY, AND MOST OF YOU ARE DOING BASIC ALGEBRA, U MUST AT LEAST SAY AT MOST OR AT LEAST. costs a dollar more is NOT MATHMATICAL TERMINOLOGY




THE PERSON WHO WROTE THIS ARTICLE IS PROBABLY A MATHEMATICAL fu*kING IDIOT WHO DOESN'T UNDERSTAND sh*t AND DOESN'T UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS FOR SIMPLETONS.


trust me ive taught this sh*t SAT books and the sat's should be banned.
 6 years ago '11        #69
Retro 83 heat pts83
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I got it wrong as well...
 06-14-2012, 11:46 PM         #70
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MAN WHAT THE fu*k!!!!!!


HOW THE HELL DOES THE BALL COST 5 CENTS!?!?!?!?













At least I know I'm smart......
 6 years ago '04        #71
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 6 years ago '09        #72
Lil Jay 30 heat pts30
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 Minister said:
it says the bat costs a dollar more than the ball



IN MATH U MUST AT LEAST SAY, AND MOST OF YOU ARE DOING BASIC ALGEBRA, U MUST AT LEAST SAY AT MOST OR AT LEAST. costs a dollar more is NOT MATHMATICAL TERMINOLOGY




THE PERSON WHO WROTE THIS ARTICLE IS PROBABLY A MATHEMATICAL fu*kING IDIOT WHO DOESN'T UNDERSTAND sh*t AND DOESN'T UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS FOR SIMPLETONS.


trust me ive taught this sh*t SAT books and the sat's should be banned.



i give up
 6 years ago '04        #73
cold_young_thug 40 heat pts40
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Dumb n*ggas gon make an inverse of this and think it means they're really smart.
 6 years ago '05        #74
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 Chest Rockwell said:
aint no baseball bats out there that cost $1.05, fu*k outta here
 6 years ago '05        #75
CMar22 5 heat pts
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 6 years ago '04        #76
EGO 55 heat pts55
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 Minister said:
it says the bat costs a dollar more than the ball



IN MATH U MUST AT LEAST SAY, AND MOST OF YOU ARE DOING BASIC ALGEBRA, U MUST AT LEAST SAY AT MOST OR AT LEAST. costs a dollar more is NOT MATHMATICAL TERMINOLOGY




THE PERSON WHO WROTE THIS ARTICLE IS PROBABLY A MATHEMATICAL fu*kING IDIOT WHO DOESN'T UNDERSTAND sh*t AND DOESN'T UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS FOR SIMPLETONS.


trust me ive taught this sh*t SAT books and the sat's should be banned.

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All your posts in this thread have been dumb as fu*k. Off yourself.
 6 years ago '04        #77
Aesop730 14 heat pts14
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look @ it like this if you got the answer wrong then you are onthe same level as 50% of MIT and Harvard students .. lol
 6 years ago '11        #78
Backflipz 84 heat pts84
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I got it wrong the first time too, but I was wary it was a trick question and switched my initial thought

I understand the initial thought most people have but it really should not be that hard to arrive at the final answer.

Some n*ggas really strechin their minds in here though
 6 years ago '05        #79
CMar22 5 heat pts
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Read it carefully because I knew there was something fishy. Figured 10 cents couldn't be right because that would mean that together the ball and the bat together (1.10+.10)would cost $1.20.

Then figured
If bat + ball = $1.10
$1.10 - $1 = .10

.10 divided by 2 = .05

.05 + $1.05 = $1.10

Haven't had a math class in 11 years so can't remember how to right this down as a formula like some you ch'nerds.
 6 years ago '04        #80
Snipper 14 heat pts14
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 CMar22 said:
Read it carefully because I knew there was something fishy. Figured 10 cents couldn't be right because that would mean that together the ball and the bat together (1.10+.10)would cost $1.20.

Then figured
If bat + ball = $1.10
$1.10 - $1 = .10

.10 divided by 2 = .05

.05 + $1.05 = $1.10

Haven't had a math class in 11 years so can't remember how to right this down as a formula like some you ch'nerds.


I can also see you haven't taken an English class.
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