Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 19-07-2011, 14:29   #16
Registered User

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Boat: Cape Dory 33, 17' Boston Whaler
Posts: 164
Re: Vanishing Act . . .

As mentioned, you didn't really all spend $9 for the dock. You each spent $8.33 for the dock and $.067 for the tip.

So here's the next question- who spent more than the other two? If 1/3 equals 0.333333(repeating) and 2/3 equals 0.666666(repeating), why doesn't 3/3 equal 0.99999(repeating)? One third must be bigger than the other 2 if 3/3 actually equals 1!

Prerequisite is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19-07-2011, 15:04   #17
Registered User

Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Maine
Boat: Irwin Citation 34
Posts: 137
Re: Vanishing Act . . .

My Dear Aunt Sally explained to to me once....

TomandAnitas34 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Challenge: Going to Sea - Your First Time Alone Wavewacker Challenges 38 24-04-2014 18:55
Challenge: Offshore in a J24 Adelie Challenges 21 18-12-2012 21:47
Challenge of a 6 Foot Draft in the Keys and Bahamas Phisher Seamanship & Boat Handling 32 07-01-2012 08:34
From Beginners to Fulltime Liveaboards Missou Liveaboard's Forum 11 27-07-2011 13:15
Not a Sailboat, but Still a Real Challenge for Us CharlieCobra Construction, Maintenance & Refit 10 22-04-2011 19:30

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 00:21.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.