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Jan 31, 2011
Oops, I could have sworn that article mentioned the concept of using error margins to argue in favor of 2 2=5. Nevermind then.
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Jan 31, 2011
@IHATEStormthehouse I don't think that Wikipedia page describes the concept you think it describes.
Jan 3, 2011
Not necessarily, if you consider error margins. Measurements have a margin of error of half the smallest place value, in this case 500. Since (14000 /- 500) - (9000 /- 500) is 5000 /- 1000, the bosses statement that it is *about* 6000, his statement is technically true.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2_+_2_=_5
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Jan 1, 2009
He's bad at math and uses question marks in all the wrong places.
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