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Snake eats four golf balls
http://www.smh.com.au/news/unusualt...949879965.html
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My condolences to Joe and his fam. I hope he fully recovers.
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I don't know Al it could be heredity. [yicks] I wonder if he used these kind of formulas when they were making a family.
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01042008, 10:24 AM  #5  
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This equation was not properly calculated. In step 3, the author chose to shift the numbers around and factor them by reversing the distributive property. Combining like terms would've been the proper means of solving the equation. If he had properly combined like terms, he would've ended up right back at "a+b=c". Therefore, step 3 was pretty much pulled out of nowhere, invalidating the rest of the equation. BUT, let's say he didn't screw up in step 3. Given the answer that the author received, the answer to this equation would be expressed as "4≠3," making the statement true and the equation solved. I hate college algebra, but I've seen quite a bit of it this past year.
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Why didn't they let the grotesque creature and his poor eating habits die??I hate all snakes especially really large ones!
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Actually, step 3 is fine, the distributive property was used correctly.
The problem is that between 3 and 4 you divide both sides by (a + b  c) which, according to the initial equation, is 0. You can't divide by 0. 
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Go to http://www.algebrahelp.com/calculators/equation/ and run the equation from step 2 and you'll see what I mean. Improper calculation = invalid outcome!
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