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0.999... is equal to 1

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 Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point Started: 7/7/2016 Category: Education Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period Viewed: 1,026 times Debate No: 93439
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Posted by thegoddamnreaper 2 years ago
@Sashil This took me a while, I admit. The answer is 0. The paper boats will be floating upstream and A is downstream. How can A ever get a paper boat?
Posted by Sashil 2 years ago
@ thegoddamnreaper Okay,so I understand you're a person who likes something challenging.
Try solving this problem then :
Three friends A, B and C - go boating in a stream and decide to play a game. B and C are at a point X at time t = 0 seconds. B is on a boat which is floating with the stream and C is on a boat which is anchored at X. Both B and C release paper boats at intervals of 5 seconds, beginning at t = 0 seconds, A starts from a point Y, downstream of X, at t = 0 seconds and starts collecting all the paper boats he encounters as he rows upstream towards X. The speed of A"s boat in still water is thrice the speed of the stream. Find the total number of paper boats collected by A, if B reaches Y at t = 132 seconds.

P.S: This doesn't involve any complex mathematics :P
Posted by Sashil 2 years ago
@ lord_megatron There's no pattern, the question answers itself actually cause it begins with the statement: hypothetically if 1=5 :P
Posted by thegoddamnreaper 2 years ago
@Sashil this is a stupid question, but the answer is 1.
1=5 so 5=1
Posted by lord_megatron 2 years ago
@Sashil there seems to be no rational pattern, especially due to the 4th number
Posted by Sashil 2 years ago
infinitesimally*

In vote.
Posted by Sashil 2 years ago
okay a fun question to both the contestants...If hypothetically,

1=5
2=25
3=125
4=1125

What is 5=??
;)
Posted by thegoddamnreaper 2 years ago
Oh, wait a second. Got the burn.
Posted by thegoddamnreaper 2 years ago
Thank you, mcMount! Vote Con.
Posted by McMount 2 years ago
This is fun to read because Con is actually posting stronger arguements on behalf of Pro than Pro himself.
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