Weapons of math deconstruction

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Weapons of math deconstruction

Post by thoreau » 23 Feb 2018, 12:38

High school student reported to cops after someone noted that a square root symbol looked like a gun.

http://www.miamiherald.com/article201604224.html

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Post by pistoffnick » 23 Feb 2018, 14:14

square root of all evil
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Re: Weapons of math deconstruction

Post by pistoffnick » 23 Feb 2018, 14:34

Math - not even once.
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Re: Weapons of math deconstruction

Post by pistoffnick » 23 Feb 2018, 14:38

Irrational numbers
Arabic numerals
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Re: Weapons of math deconstruction

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Re: Weapons of math deconstruction

Post by thoreau » 23 Feb 2018, 15:14

pistoffnick wrote:
23 Feb 2018, 14:40
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Word.
"They were basically like D&D min maxers, but instead of pissing off their DM, they destroyed the global economy. Also, instead of their DM making a level 7 paladin fight a beholder as punishment, he got a +3 sword of turning."
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Re: Weapons of math deconstruction

Post by Warren » 23 Feb 2018, 15:41

thoreau wrote:
23 Feb 2018, 15:14
pistoffnick wrote:
23 Feb 2018, 14:40
Image
Word.
Meh. Too straight forward, not complex at all really.
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Re: Weapons of math deconstruction

Post by Aresen » 23 Feb 2018, 18:39

Jadagul wrote:
23 Feb 2018, 15:43
Would be better if it were i^i.
No. Just No.
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Re: Weapons of math deconstruction

Post by Aresen » 23 Feb 2018, 18:44

thoreau wrote:
23 Feb 2018, 12:38
High school student reported to cops after someone noted that a square root symbol looked like a gun.

http://www.miamiherald.com/article201604224.html
FSM forbid that he'd drawn an integral symbol. ∫
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Re: Weapons of math deconstruction

Post by dead_elvis » 23 Feb 2018, 19:38

Jadagul wrote:
23 Feb 2018, 15:43
Would be better if it were i^i.
That comic gives new meaning to the phrase "math is hard".
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