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September 19th, 2005, 07:23 PM #1I gave this one to my Affiliate Partners, I think I over paid for College!
This riddle must be done IN YOUR HEAD and NOT using paper and a pen. Try it!
Take 1000 and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000.
Now add 30. And another 1000.
Now add 20. Now add another 1000. Now add 10.
What is the total?
You can comment but only reply how many times it took you to get the correct answer. Don't give it away if you know the answer to this simple math problem.
Please don't cheat
Last edited by DavidVanHook; September 19th, 2005 at 07:29 PM. Reason: spelling error
September 19th, 2005, 07:34 PM #2
September 19th, 2005, 07:34 PM #3
It got me LOLOne day parasites and their ilk will be made illegal, I bet a few Lawyers will be pissed off when the day comes.
Mr. Spitzer is fetching it nearer
September 19th, 2005, 07:50 PM #4
1 time.~Lisa - Brilliant Mastermind, or Nut? You decide!
September 19th, 2005, 08:08 PM #5
All those who got it on the 1st try Good job! but, I must ask that you now use a calculator to see if you are indeed correct.
September 19th, 2005, 08:17 PM #6
1 + 1
1 time seeing this problem (and the answer) last year.
1 time in this thread, with a couple of seconds extra to remember where the trick was and force my brain to calculate it correctly!There is no knowledge that is not power. ~Hemingway
September 19th, 2005, 08:31 PM #7
I know! I know!!!
Oh, man, this was WAY too easy.
I'm surpised I beat everyone to this....
What you get is the statistical program language for Synergy Analytics.Ron Bechdolt | Affiliate Program Management Consultant
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September 19th, 2005, 08:41 PM #8
Answer: The algorithm to CJ's reporting during the past week.
zilch - nada - 0
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September 20th, 2005, 08:02 AM #9
Just double checked. I had it right. Funny too...math was always my worst subject.~Lisa - Brilliant Mastermind, or Nut? You decide!
September 20th, 2005, 12:19 PM #10
Well congrats! We have a bunch of people who pay attention to detail..
If you guest 5000 then try again because you are wrong.
Keep guessing until you get 4100
Last edited by DavidVanHook; September 20th, 2005 at 12:24 PM. Reason: add text
September 23rd, 2005, 12:11 PM #11
this is a good riddle. i've used it on a few people since reading it here. it's amazing how many grown a$$ adults get it wrong. like myself.