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  1. Revmitchell

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    Anyone good with math. It has been a while and I am trying to remember the formula I got through most of it and got brain dead


    10^2+x^2=(x+2)^2
    100+x^2=(x+2)(x+2)
    =x^2+2x+2x+4
    =x^2+4x+4-100
    x^2=x^2+4x-96
    ?=?
     
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    10^2+x^2=(x+2)^2
    100+x^2 = (x+2)(x+2)
    100+x^2 = x^2+2x+2x+4
    100 = 4x+4
    96 = 4x
    x = 24
     
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    So how did you break it down to 4x+4?
     
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    100+x^2 = x^2+2x+2x+4
    100+x^2 = x^2+4x+4
    Subtract x^2 from both sides
    100 = 4x+4
    96 = 4x
    x = 24
     
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    Aaaaah....many thanks
     
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    What does this have to do with the price of tea in China??????:laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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    Because if you have 100 Americans drinking tea, then two of them lose their jobs in California, then two of them lose their jobs in Maine, you only have 96 tea drinkers left. That means it only takes 24 people in China to make enough parts for the remaining working Americans to assemble, which means you need less coffee in America, which translates to more tea in China because they have more time. And somewhere in there, there's a cute little puppy. Stop and give it a pat.
     
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    You then have to report this on your income tax on line 94D of tax schedule FF which reads:

    Report the greater, the cost of tea in china or the cost of cast iron per pound in England. Divide this by your weight and write the answer in No. 2 pencil on line 94D. Carry this to line 329S and subtract line 438A from this and write ther amount in BLACK ink. Ignore any instructions or the price of tea in India. If you do not use a No. 2 pencil and black ink you are subject to a fine of $5,000. If you have any questions call 800-NOA-NSWER
     
  10. Gib

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    China can keep their tea
     
  11. Gina B

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    No. I NEED that tea! I have lost a good 3 pounds over the course of 11 years from drinking Chinese tea! It works!
     

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