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Strange Mathematics

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Strange Mathematics

    Strange Mathematics

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    Therearemanywaystomultiplynumbersoftwoor

    morefigures.Hereisoneofthes~angest.

    Imagineyouwishtomultiply23by17.Halfof23is

    111/2.Writeonly11under23asyouseeinthepicture.

    Halfof11is5Jh.Writeonly5.Continueuntilyouhave1. Nowwritenumbersunder17.Butthistimeyoumust

    multiplyeachnumberbytwotowritethenumberunderit. 23x77

    7734

    568

    

    7272

    391

    Forexample,multiply17by2equals34,andwrite34under17.Continueuntil youhaveanumberonthesamelineas1.Nowdrawalinethroughanyrowthat hasanevennumberontheleft.InourexamplethereiSonlyone.Thenaddthe restofthenumbersintherighthandrow.Believeitornot,youwillgettheright answer.

    Doyouknowwhy?Ifyouareinterestedinwhythismethodworks,discuss withyourmathteacher.

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    LaughorNot?

    Anotoriousstingymanfinallydecidedtohaveaparty.Explainingtoa friendhowtofindhisapartment,hesaid,"Comeuptothefourthfloorand

ringthedoorbellwithyourelbow.Whenthedooropens,pushwithyourfoot.

    ''

    "Whyusemyelbowandfoot?" "Well,"wasthereply,"you'renotcomingemptyhanded. areyou?''

    boardingschool寄宿学校brazen厚颜无耻的angelic天使般的 motto座右铭Action.Reaction作用与反作用

    choir合唱团melodious美妙的plot情节

    multiplyevennumber偶数stingy吝啬的

    notorious臭名昭着的elbow手肘

    (本期由吕吉尔,Young供稿)

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