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Here is a math trick so unbelievable that it will stump you. (Okay, NOT "unbelievable" and DEFINITELY a numbers trick, but fun, anyway...)

1. Grab a calculator. (you won't be able to do this one in your head)

2. Key in the first three digits of your phone number (NOT the area code)

3. Multiply by 80

4. Add 1

5. Multiply by 250

6. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number

7. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number again.

8. Subtract 250

9. Divide number by 2

Do you recognize the answer?

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Angie, Becky and all

Couldn't find a calculator. Too lazy to really look, so I started doing on paper. I HATE math so much that I stopped and decided I didn't really care what the answer was. I thought maybe I could just bribe Becky, or maybe Angie, now for the punch line.

I figure I don't need to know for sure if my numbers came out right. I can just go on faith. For me that is a big step.


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Guest bean_si (Not Active)

Using four different phone numbers (my cell, landline, sister, daughter) I came up with four different answers. Therefore, in all likelihood, each number is personal to the individual.

None of the numbers meant anything to me. Maybe it's good I'm going in for a brain scan tomorrow. :shock:

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