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Old 08-26-2016, 09:27 AM
septimus septimus is offline
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Originally Posted by aceplace57 View Post
Age 32

3 (1st digit) x 5 = 15 + 3 = 18 x 2 = 36 + 2 (2nd number in age) = 38

The person says 38 and you tell them they are 32. By subtracting 6. ***applause***

Age 57
5 (1st digit) x 5 = 25 + 3 = 28 x 2 = 56 + 7 (2nd digit) = 63

Minus 6 they are 57. ***applause***
One way to avoid the complaint about the "equalities" is to use parentheses;

(((3 x 5 = 15) + 3 = 18) x 2 = 36) + 2 = 38

(((5 x 5 = 25) + 3 = 28) x 2 = 56) + 7 = 63