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"You're warm now, Alec - very, very warm."
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The Innumerate Seven
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'That's the way Dad does it on his income tax.'
'Take my word for it. The answer is two. I'm a college graduate.'
Math Department: Subtract two knocks from three to enter.
"Very good, Tommy, but, no, you won't get a theorem named after you for this."
'We need to learn this just incase our calculators or computers are down, right?'
"Looks like we have a problem here."
'Hey! -- Don't go adding disclaimers!'
'No Johnny...It's not political bias to ask you to add up all the columns.
Kid to teacher: 'I went with my gut feeling.'
"I'm sorry, Sam, but all of this doesn't add up to a hill of beans."
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'I can put two and two together, but I can't get them apart.'
'According to the previous exercise's logic, this time the result must be six.'
'Believe me dad. I'm on the school math team. If your investments declined 50 then increased 50 you did not break even.'
'I think my grandpa's pretty old. He can do math in his head.'
"Inland Revenue office. 'Excuse my maths won't you?'"
'Watch where you walk. We've added tarballs to make it more Hellish.'
'Better let somebody with private sector experience handle that for you. . .'
'I'm sorry, but you're being replaced by an abacus.'
'How can two plus three equal five? Yesterday you said one plus four equal five.'
You said the answer is not as important as the process.
"...so if my maths serves me right, if I buy four of these it won't cost you anything"
'I'll give you a clue. The answer is a number, not a fruit.'