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Entries Tagged as 'Maths'

Overseas Aid

June 9th, 2005 · Comments Off on Overseas Aid · Politics

Obviously this is a hot topic in the news at the moment, but while its easy enough to grasp the principle, sometimes the amounts involved are hard to get a real feel for. The human mind does have trouble truly comprehending large numbers anyway, and to many people the difference between .1% of GDP and […]

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The formula for comedy

June 7th, 2005 · Comments Off on The formula for comedy · Life

According to this story some scientists have created a formula for deciding whether a sitcom is funny. Here it is: Using this formula, Only Fools And Horses scored highest with 696 points, while Orrible scored 6.5 To get to these results, apparently, the grandeur of the main character is multiplied by their delusions of grandeur […]

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