xkcd on math literacy becomes math irony

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xkcd on math literacy becomes math irony

Postby Shii » Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:14 pm UTC

Seen on Facebook:

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The original:

http://xkcd.com/verizon/

The original was a joke about math literacy. Somehow, Facebook users screwed up the math totally and made it terrible too

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Re: xkcd on math literacy becomes math irony

Postby Talith » Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:40 pm UTC

I think this has been posted before but I can't seem to find the old thread.

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Re: xkcd on math literacy becomes math irony

Postby mike-l » Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:53 pm UTC

They haven't so much screwed up the math as they have misread the i as a 2. Whether this was because they weren't expecting an i due to math illiteracy, or just because it's blurry, I don't know.
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Re: xkcd on math literacy becomes math irony

Postby RaptorRider » Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:13 pm UTC

so in other words, the check is for .2 cents.

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Re: xkcd on math literacy becomes math irony

Postby gmalivuk » Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:14 am UTC

Yeah, this has been posted and discussed numerous times already.
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