Post Reply Is the world made for the survival of the lowest common denominator?
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noun
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the lowest common multiple of the denominators of several vulgar fractions.
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No. The lowest common denominator tends to die off without the guidance of a more specific variable.
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Integers! Integers everywhere!
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This world is made for spiders, we all merely exist in it to check for them.
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Why do Americans put s at the end of mathematics but not at the end of math? That's something I'll never understand. Also why do the write month before the day? They'll say 4th of July, but will write it as 6/4... weird.

The answer to your question is no. Like that one quote that goes something like, some men are born great, some are endowed with greatness.
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NyxUlric wrote:

Why do Americans put s at the end of mathematics but not at the end of math? That's something I'll never understand. Also why do the write month before the day? They'll say 4th of July, but will write it as 6/4... weird.

The answer to your question is no. Like that one quote that goes something like, some men are born great, some are endowed with greatness.


Because Mathematics - ematics = Math

Because we like to do everything different than the Brits.
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NyxUlric wrote:

Why do Americans put s at the end of mathematics but not at the end of math? That's something I'll never understand. Also why do the write month before the day? They'll say 4th of July, but will write it as 6/4... weird.

The answer to your question is no. Like that one quote that goes something like, some men are born great, some are endowed with greatness.


And some people don't know the difference between June and July.
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NyxUlric wrote:

Why do Americans put s at the end of mathematics but not at the end of math? That's something I'll never understand. Also why do the write month before the day? They'll say 4th of July, but will write it as 6/4... weird.

The answer to your question is no. Like that one quote that goes something like, some men are born great, some are endowed with greatness.


Considering the American version of English is really just a butchered version of British English.

Does this honestly surprise you we do this things?
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Posted 9/23/16 , edited 9/23/16

NyxUlric wrote:

Why do Americans put s at the end of mathematics but not at the end of math? That's something I'll never understand. Also why do the write month before the day? They'll say 4th of July, but will write it as 6/4... weird.

The answer to your question is no. Like that one quote that goes something like, some men are born great, some are endowed with greatness.


It really depends on the context and whether the person discerns disciplines as individual areas of study, so some Americans do say "maths," "sciences," "arts," etc.

Edit: nor are time and date format universal. Some say July fourth. Some say the fourth of July or Independence Day. It might be 6:30, 6:30 PM, half-past six, thirty to seven, 18:30; or it could be dinner or supper, evening or night, sunrise or dawn, sunset or dusk (or even nightfall.) Sweeping generalizations don't apply; the U.S. is a lot more diverse than the rest of the world likes to think.
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The world is built for survival of the fittest. Maths..
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descloud wrote:


NyxUlric wrote:

Why do Americans put s at the end of mathematics but not at the end of math? That's something I'll never understand. Also why do the write month before the day? They'll say 4th of July, but will write it as 6/4... weird.

The answer to your question is no. Like that one quote that goes something like, some men are born great, some are endowed with greatness.


Considering the American version of English is really just a butchered version of British English.

Does this honestly surprise you we do this things?


Not surprised, just curious of the logic behind it...
In science and maths, the way they do things is universal, like you can't write chemical equation in "your own way"... it's the same everywhere in the world, so I'm curious why some countries use different date formatting... when it just confuses everyone else, considering the world is globalised, it's no longer just about one country.
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Its made to entertain and distract the lowest common denominator while the other denominators bleed them for money and resources. -.-

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No. It clearly isn't. It hasn't been since the dawn of civilisation, as people fought their way through countless era against themselves and others. But, these days, bar has been raised. Lower people have been saved. But, the world will still crush the lowest, because it's impossible to save everyone. It's a shame, but it's a harsh reality. The world and the universe were not made for humanity. Humanity grew despite the world, despite the odds. And we still are growing.
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Posted 9/23/16 , edited 9/23/16

NyxUlric wrote:


descloud wrote:


NyxUlric wrote:

Why do Americans put s at the end of mathematics but not at the end of math? That's something I'll never understand. Also why do the write month before the day? They'll say 4th of July, but will write it as 6/4... weird.

The answer to your question is no. Like that one quote that goes something like, some men are born great, some are endowed with greatness.


Considering the American version of English is really just a butchered version of British English.

Does this honestly surprise you we do this things?


Not surprised, just curious of the logic behind it...



That's the issue right here.

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