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<   No. 4918   2023-02-08   >

Comic #4918

1 Terry: How do we know your rocket won’t miss the moon, Elon?
2 Elon: Relax. I’ve done the maths. Or at least, I hired someone to do the maths for me. I think. Probably.
3 Elon: Did you know one decimal place of pi is enough to calculate interplanetary trajectories to less than a millimetre?
4 Terry: Is your mathematics knowledge all from social media?
4 Elon: 80% of people get this easy problem wrong!

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Some of the truly inanest things I have ever seen are those "simple maths problems" that "80% of people get wrong" that are shared around social media sites.

What I want to see is something like this:

UNBELIEVABLE!! 80% of people get this simple maths problem WRONG!!!

a super nasty looking integral

Are you in the smart 20% of people who can solve it??

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