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Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by MikeMicheal(m): 1:55pm On May 03, 2017
Solve this and get 20k
x+1=5-2x
Find x
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by Dionnetech: 2:04pm On May 03, 2017
AkinPhysicist:


awon omo aiye ti gba owo tan. E bo le wa latana
Alright egbon, grin

amo mama PM yin ni awan problems kanakan ejor
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by inschool(m): 2:40pm On May 03, 2017
YungMillionaire:


Bros. this your thread is filled with teenagers trying to score chicks. We are talking a real math club on Nairaland.
exactly I didn't find that thread interesting at all
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by inschool(m): 2:43pm On May 03, 2017
MikeMicheal:
Solve this and get 20k x+1=5-2x Find x
wait are you kidding right? well....x= 4/3=1.33333333.....
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by naturalwaves: 2:45pm On May 03, 2017
FisifunKododada:


grin grin grin What are you smoking? naturalwaves is not even on Cacawa's level let alone Akin's. Did you not see the xchange be naturawaves and Akin? See how your genius (who does not know the role of assumptions in mathematics) was schooled like a child. Go to page 6 and see how your 'genius' was publicly decimated. Please stop joking here. grin grin grin
Permit me to laugh at bolded cheesy cheesy cheesy grin grin grin grin cheesy grin. You are a clown! Even akinphysicist cannot utter such condescending words. I won't have a "roforofo" with you.
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by naturalwaves: 2:54pm On May 03, 2017
GodIsBiafran:

grin grin grin grin grin grin grin grin grin naturalwaves genius?! grin grin grin grin grin grin grin grin grin Please don't finish my Wednesday with laughter.Naturalwaves that does not know that assumptions are part of mathematics . I follow this thread better than you. Read again grin grin grin grin grin
If this was what you were able to deduce from the argument I had with Akinphysicist, then I am sorry for you. Please, go back and read again.
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by naturalwaves: 2:57pm On May 03, 2017
YungMillionaire:


Common be honest. You can't place naturewaves anywhere near any of those those two guys. Be honest. Stop the sentiments. Anyone who is really following this thread can easily see that. tongue
The aim of the discuss was never to place anyone above any except if I missed the purpose. It was meant to be a regular intellectual discussion. It is not a competition. If you feel they are better than me, that is your opinion. Perception is something that cannot be debated. That is your perception and you are entitled to it and like I said earlier on, I have nothing to prove to you or anyone.
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by naturalwaves: 3:09pm On May 03, 2017
YungMillionaire:


Bros. this your thread is filled with teenagers trying to score chicks. We are talking a real math club on Nairaland.
Did you peruse the thread from page 1 to page 256 to make such conclusion? Fine, the starter of the thread made a bit of chest beating and all. Subsequently, it was refined and made better.On this forum, I have met close to 10 mathematicians and each one of them can stand their own anywhere. Alot of them came to the thread and assisted people. The thread is one of the longest threads if not the longest in the Education section. I only asked you to get in there and contribute your quota if you have any whenever you are free to. You seem on a very high horse and you need to calm down. Moreover, you do not seem to ooze any iota of intelligence aside doing side talks and igniting infernos and you are a very bad listener as well. You only hear whatever you want to hear or whatever tickles your fancy.
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by naturalwaves: 3:21pm On May 03, 2017
inschool:

exactly I didn't find that thread interesting at all
By the title, it was not meant to be found interesting and wasn't meant for competition. It's a maths clinic where issues are resolved and I only invited you guys to stop by once in a while to contribute your quota. That's all!
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by inschool(m): 3:35pm On May 03, 2017
naturalwaves:

By the title, it was not meant to be found interesting and wasn't meant for competition. It's a maths clinic where issues are resolved and I only invited you guys to stop by once in a while to contribute your quota. That's all!
owk I understand bro, but I saw too many elementary arguments and posts...although no doubts there are also challenging problems in there....but you don't seem to get what
youngmillonair is seeking....oya youngmillonair come and clearly state the kind of math thread you envisage...
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by olureignforever: 8:42pm On May 03, 2017
AkinPhysicist:
Okay. CACAWA before I go let me educate you. This is how you solve that problem without taking SQUARES:

You count.

Reduce the problem to a + b = 15. Then count.

1 + 14 is disqualified do you know why?
2 +13 also disqualified do you know why?
3 + 12 also disqualified do you know why?
4 + 11 also disqualified do you know why?
5 + 10 also disqualified do you know why?
go down the list and you will see only 8 and 7 qualifies therefore x = a^2 = 7^2 = 49 OR use b to get the same result.

Cacawa you are a formally trained mathematician but you are not creative. Find out why this method works and get back at me later. I have things to do. BY THE WAY IT TOOK ME LESS THAN A MINUTE USING THE COUNTING METHOD. TRY IT.

This guy is too hot. Wow

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Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by olureignforever: 9:01pm On May 03, 2017
CACAWA:
What are the other solutions aside 49

Pls I'm waiting o, or are you still "counting"??

Professor chief counter

Oni lara leleyi. Accept that this guy is good. Stop jealousy, it will kill and drain you someday. You are just here speaking grammar. Na only you go school?
Everyone is a unique being. If you are good, show it to us and stop trying to bring somebody else down.

If you are Afonja, I think this is one of the reasons Ipobs always come for una head. I shake my head for you Kind.

Leave Akin Alone CACAWA.

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Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by CACAWA(m): 9:20pm On May 03, 2017
olureignforever:


Oni lara leleyi. Accept that this guy is good. Stop jealousy, it will kill and drain you someday. You are just here speaking grammar. Na only you go school?
Everyone is a unique being. If you are good, show it to us and stop trying to bring somebody else down.

If you are Afonja, I think this is one of the reasons Ipobs always come for una head. I shake my head for you Kind.

Leave Akin Alone CACAWA.

LoL

So easy to spot a novice.

I can understand your frustration dear.

Take care
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by olureignforever: 9:25pm On May 03, 2017
CACAWA:


LoL

So easy to spot a novice.

I can understand your frustration dear.

Take care

Check well, think, recall, then ask yourself, who's is frustrated here.

I don't boast, but give time, before my uniqueness come to light.

Sorry, shouldn't have even replied you cos I have more important issues to attend to.
Continue your frustration.
Good day.

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Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by MikeMicheal(m): 9:31pm On May 03, 2017
inschool:
wait are you kidding right? well....x= 4/3=1.33333333.....
CORRECT: Here is your 20K KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by CACAWA(m): 9:33pm On May 03, 2017
olureignforever:


Check well, think, recall, then ask yourself, who's is frustrated here.

I don't boast, but give time, before my uniqueness come to light.

Sorry, shouldn't have even replied you cos I have more important issues to attend to.
Continue your frustration.
Good day.
hahahahahaha..I swear you are a character. I would be shocked if you are not a female in her period....
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by Bamibamz: 9:53pm On May 03, 2017
YungMillionaire:
As someone who is a big fan of pure reasoning and logic, I have decided that once a year I will offer 10 000 naira to any Nairalander who is able to solve a unique math problem. The goal is to appreciate people who show a unique ability for clear thinking and originality. This year the award will go to the first Nlander to solve this problem:
[b]A farmer has a small farm of chickens and rabbits. There are 28 heads in total and 80 legs in total. By using simple logic and reasoning find out how many chickens he has and how many rabbits he has.
You have to SHOW YOUR WORK. IT IS NOT ENOUGH TO GET THE RIGHT ANSWER, YOU HAVE TO SHOW HOW (WITHOUT USING FORMAL MATHEMATICS – YOU CAN HOWEVER USE FORMAL MATH TO SHOW THAT YOUR REASONING IS CORRECT) YOU SOLVE IT USING PURE REASONING AND LOGIC. IF YOU SOLVE IT USING FORMAL MATHETICS YOU WILL NOT GET THE PRIZE AWARD. IF YOU ARE THE FIRST TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM IN THE MANNER DESCRIBED ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS PM ME YOUR BANK DETAILS AND YOU GET YOUR 10,000 NAIRA.

Good luck.
YungMill
[/b].
solution
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by Bamibamz: 10:41pm On May 03, 2017
Bamibamz:
[b][/b].
solution
.solution
frm da question we hav 28 heads and 80 legs. as we all know a rabbit has 4 legs and a chicken as 2legs .
Therefore the maximum number of rabbit we can hav is 19,because if we have 20 rabbits then the total number of legs we will have is 80 which has covered all d total number of leg without da chicken.so d range of rabbit we can hav is 4rm 1to19 i.e(rabbit<20) and d range of chicken is 4rm 9 to 27.{because if we hav 19 rabbit dat means we will have 19 heads because a rabbit has 1 head so if we have 19 rabbit head we will have 9 chicken head which means 9 chicken because 19 rabbit plus 9 chicken will give us 28 head which is d total numba of head}
so d possible no of rabbit we can have is (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19)then the possible numba of chicken we can have respectively ar (27,26,25,24,23,22,21,20,19,18,17,16,15,14,13,12,11,109) {i.eso wen u pick 1 rabbit u will pick 27 chicken so dat we can hve d total numba of head}.
wen u pick 1 rabbit we will hav 27 chiken so we will (multiply d numba of rabbit with d numba of its leg)+(numba of chicken multiply by numba of itz leg) then if d total numba of legs we have is equal to what we ar given den we ar correct i mean
(1*4)+(27*2)=56 so dis is wrong so do dis for 2 rabbit and 26 chicken ,3rabbit and 25 chicken e.t.c so wen u get to 12 rabbit and 16 chicken u will get
(12*4)+(16*2)=80 so we hav 12 rabbits and 16 chickeb in the farm
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by sirvvy: 12:41am On May 04, 2017
No doubt the guys are really good but Ego is the issue here lipsrsealed

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Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by GodIsBiafran: 1:32am On May 04, 2017
olureignforever:

Oni lara leleyi. Accept that this guy is good. Stop jealousy, it will kill and drain you someday. You are just here speaking grammar. Na only you go school?
Everyone is a unique being. If you are good, show it to us and stop trying to bring somebody else down.
If you are Afonja, I think this is one of the reasons Ipobs always come for una head. I shake my head for you Kind.
Leave Akin Alone CACAWA.
My guy you spoke the truth. grin grin grin I also think he is an Afonja - no wonder he has no manners grin grin grin Cowcowa is too rigid in his ways. He is jealous because the other guy, Akin, who is also Afonja, is a more advanced thinker. Jealousy go finish Afonjas grin
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by CACAWA(m): 6:07am On May 04, 2017
GodIsBiafran:

My guy you spoke the truth. grin grin grin I also think he is an Afonja - no wonder he has no manners grin grin grin Cowcowa is too rigid in his ways. He is jealous because the other guy, Akin, who is also Afonja, is a more advanced thinker. Jealousy go finish Afonjas grin
hahahhaha

So if I say

X + 6 = 19, find x

According to you guys, an advanced way of thinking is to say, let's try 1+6, 2+6, 3+6,..............7+6, ....10+6,........

Let's be honest..
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by inschool(m): 9:39am On May 04, 2017
CACAWA:
hahahhaha

So if I say

X + 6 = 19, find x

According to you guys, an advanced way of thinking is to say, let's try 1+6, 2+6, 3+6,..............7+6, ....10+6,........

Let's be honest..
cacawa....pls forget about them they don't understand what's up with science and mathematics.... like I said before your school of thought bear different opinion on how to go about some problems... akin on the other hand is just being carried away by praises.....

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Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by invinzible1: 9:49am On May 04, 2017
peacettw:

My point exactly.
Which online site are you taking classes for statistics.. Pls mention me
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by naturalwaves: 10:01am On May 04, 2017
CACAWA:
hahahhaha

So if I say

X + 6 = 19, find x

According to you guys, an advanced way of thinking is to say, let's try 1+6, 2+6, 3+6,..............7+6, ....10+6,........

Let's be honest..
That is what was tagged pure undiluted intellect by those herein grin cheesy grin

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Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by inschool(m): 12:08pm On May 04, 2017
let me make this clear to all nairalanders...Akin might be a little good no doubt.... but what majorly piss me off with him is how he is very quick to belittle someone...if you think you are great people have gone past that level....or else Akin go ahead and solve the unified field problem...
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by inschool(m): 12:12pm On May 04, 2017
AkinPhysicist:


Wetin dis one the talk. No be the same brain we carry come this world o! Man pass man. I pass you. No vex. See your fellow Ipob below testifying to my brain power. No be mouth.

lol see what the so called Nairaland Mathematical genius is saying...
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by GodIsBiafran: 12:23pm On May 04, 2017
CACAWA:
hahahhaha
So if I say
X + 6 = 19, find x
According to you guys, an advanced way of thinking is to say, let's try 1+6, 2+6, 3+6,..............7+6, ....10+6,........
Let's be honest..

And yet he solved the problem in less that a minute without calculator or pen/paper...lets be honest... grin grin grin I don't even like the guy (because he carries Biafra matter for head too much) but he is an exceptional thinker. If you still think he can't solve the problem using your textbook method, go and look at his prowess on physics threads. One thing I have learnt in this life is to not allow my opinion of people cloud the reality of who they are. My opinion is that Akin is not a very nice person, BUT, I will be a abject liar to doubt his cerebral prowess.

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Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by FisifunKododada: 12:26pm On May 04, 2017
inschool:

lol see what the so called Nairaland Mathematical genius is saying...

Isaac Newton said worst things and nobody doubts his genius. You think very intelligent people are always nice people? tongue

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Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by FisifunKododada: 12:29pm On May 04, 2017
CACAWA:
hahahhaha
So if I say
X + 6 = 19, find x
According to you guys, an advanced way of thinking is to say, let's try 1+6, 2+6, 3+6,..............7+6, ....10+6,........
Let's be honest..
grin grin grin Cacawa yet you could NOT answer his clear QUESTION on how his method is the fastest way to solve the problem. grin grin grin Bruh many of us are paying attention to this thread. Can't pull the wool over our collective eyes cheesy tongue


AkinPhysicist:
Okay. CACAWA before I go let me educate you. This is how you solve that problem without taking SQUARES:

You count.

Reduce the problem to a + b = 15. Then count.

1 + 14 is disqualified do you know why?
2 +13 also disqualified do you know why?
3 + 12 also disqualified do you know why?
4 + 11 also disqualified do you know why?
5 + 10 also disqualified do you know why?
go down the list and you will see only 8 and 7 qualifies therefore x = a^2 = 7^2 = 49 OR use b to get the same result.

Cacawa you are a formally trained mathematician but you are not creative. Find out why this method works and get back at me later. I have things to do. BY THE WAY IT TOOK ME LESS THAN A MINUTE USING THE COUNTING METHOD. TRY IT.




Kelvinreality - after giving Cacawe all night to answer the question above, I have concluded he is incapable of basic logic. Here is the explanation:

x^1/2 + (x+15)^1/2 = 15. If an integer solution exist, then you can obtain it by counting. Here is how it works.

Let a = x^1/2 and b= (x+15)^1/2 so the eq. becomes a + b =15. So choose a pair of integer a and b whose sum gives you 15. However, NOT all pairs qualify because a^2 has to be equal to b^2 - 15 (since both have to be equal to x). So all you have to do is count from 0 to 15 to see which pair qualifies. Clearly any pair with a from 0 to 5 fails because in this case a^2 is clearly less than b^2 -15. You don't even need to do any calculation - all you need to know is if b^2 -15 is greater (or smaller) than or equal to a^2. If its equal then you have your solution. No calculator required. Nothing. Just basic logic of counting.

Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by CACAWA(m): 12:40pm On May 04, 2017
GodIsBiafran:


And yet he solved the problem in less that a minute without calculator or pen/paper...lets be honest... grin grin grin I don't even like the guy (because he carries Biafra matter for head too much) but he is an exceptional thinker. If you still think he can't solve the problem using your textbook method, go and look at his prowess on physics threads. One thing I have learnt in this life is to not allow my opinion of people cloud the reality of who they are. My opinion is that Akin is not a very nice person, BUT, I will be a abject liar to doubt his cerebral prowess.

Lol you really believe he solved that in less than a minute?

Okay here you go, solve this in less than one hour, using same method.

√(x) + √(x+17) = 56


Pls do not use the pure mathematical method.

In some people's words "if you know say na your mama born you"

Cc: FisifunKododada (pls use that your "fastest" method)
Re: Nairalander Offers 10 Thousand Naira For Anyone Who Solves This Logical Riddle by FisifunKododada: 12:54pm On May 04, 2017
CACAWA:


Lol you really believe he solved that in less than a minute?

Okay here you go, solve this in less than one hour, using same method.

√(x) + √(x+17) = 56


Pls do not use the pure mathematical method.

In some people's words "if you like one say na your mama born you"

lol how much is this one going for? You people u na no dey tire? Even the Akin that is the seminal subject of discourse has moved on. But come to think of it Cacawa - didn't Akin say (several times) that his quick/fast method will yield an integer solution IF one exists? So, why are you making it sound like he said his method was some 'almighty' formula? I think you are been dishonest here and its very obvious. Many of us are paying close attention to this thread because its fascinating - so trying to fool people with this passive aggressive lies won't work. smiley

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