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help with number 42

Postby Rusted Iron » Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:10 pm

I guess I didn't have enough to do before packing up and setting up so I thought of another feature for our camp. It has to do with the wonderful number 42.

I need about thirty different computations or equations that each equal 42. I can come up with some simple ones but it would be good to have a few that are more complex. That is to say, more complex than my brain can come up with.

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Re: help with number 42

Postby Bob » Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:18 pm

Did you graduate high school?
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Re: help with number 42

Postby Just_Joe » Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:29 pm

Rusted Iron wrote:I guess I didn't have enough to do before packing up and setting up so I thought of another feature for our camp. It has to do with the wonderful number 42.

I need about thirty different computations or equations that each equal 42. I can come up with some simple ones but it would be good to have a few that are more complex. That is to say, more complex than my brain can come up with.

Lady S's Boutique thanks you, in advance.


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Re: help with number 42

Postby Lonesomebri » Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:35 pm

(x+12) - Sqr Root(x) = 42
The atomic number of molybdenum.
The angle rounded to whole degrees for which a rainbow appears (the critical angle).
1 = 1/2 + 1/3 + 1/7 + 1/42
The first few values of the partition function are (starting with p(0)=1): 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 15, 22, 30, 42....
•Two physical constants in the universe are the speed of light and the diameter of a proton. It takes light 10 to the minus 42nd power seconds to cross the diameter of a proton.
•The sum of the ordinal alphabetic positions of the initials (SPG) for Stan (P.) Gibilisco, an oft-published science and technology writer, is equal to 42 (S=19, P=16, G=7).
•A barrel holds 42 gallons.
A base-13 number 42, therefore, is the same as four 13s plus 2, or decimal 54. So "six by nine" (six times nine) or decimal 54 is, in base 13, 42.
For the mystically inclined, 42 in base 13 is the same as 101010 in binary (base 2).
42-42+42=42
1 x 42, 2 x 21, 3 x 14, 6 x 7, 41 + 1, 43 - 1.
56 minus 14 equals 42 and 28 plus 14 equals 42
42 cm = (42 / 2.54) = 16.54 inches (rounded)
42 inches = 106.68 centimeters
Cosmic horizon = 42-billion light-years away
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Re: help with number 42

Postby trilobyte » Thu Jul 26, 2012 1:55 am

You're missing at least one. Read all the books again.
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Re: help with number 42

Postby Lonesomebri » Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:58 am

trilobyte wrote:You're missing at least one. Read all the books again.

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Re: help with number 42

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:12 am

It's teh length of "Bob"'s cock.
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Re: help with number 42

Postby ygmir » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:17 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:It's teh length of "Bob"'s cock.


from the ground?
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Re: help with number 42

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:28 am

It's the oldest rule in the book.
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Re: help with number 42

Postby JovReef » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:25 am

The answer = 42
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Re: help with number 42

Postby airbag » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:56 am

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Re: help with number 42

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:05 am

It is conjectured to be the scaling factor in the leading order term of the "sixth moment of the Riemann zeta function".
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Re: help with number 42

Postby DustHand » Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:48 am

We all know the answer...it's the QUESTION we need....

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Re: help with number 42

Postby pink » Wed Aug 15, 2012 12:16 pm

DON'T PANIC!!!!!

Or should this be in the anxiety thread?
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Re: help with number 42

Postby mgb327 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 12:28 pm

It is always number 42. This issue was settled years ago in the Selmo vs. Peterasky Federal Case in June of 1958.
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Re: help with number 42

Postby Rusted Iron » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:41 pm

Yes, Dusthand, it is the question we will be providing. Questions, that is.
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Re: help with number 42

Postby DustHand » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:16 am

Do they have to be computations?

how about:

Lessons in Love
although
Running in the Family
might be better suited for this event...
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Re: help with number 42

Postby Lonesomebri » Thu Aug 16, 2012 10:31 am

The reservation size for a couple going out on a dinner date = 4 2
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Re: help with number 42

Postby Fufa » Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:50 am

Too bad we don't have a powerful enough computer to come up with the ultimate question..
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Re: help with number 42

Postby Canoe » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:53 pm

Ask the frogs.


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light refracts off water by 42 degrees to create a rainbow
so you can stand watching and be cheering "42"!!!
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Re: help with number 42

Postby TomServo » Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:03 pm

420 divided by 10 dirty fucking hippies = 42
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Re: help with number 42

Postby DustHand » Fri Aug 17, 2012 9:40 pm

The dolphins and mice are smarter than they appear.
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Re: help with number 42

Postby Fufa » Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:52 pm

DustHand wrote:The dolphins and mice are smarter than they appear.


...smarter than they appear to us.

Hence why we are only the third smartest species on Earth.
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Re: help with number 42

Postby FIGJAM » Sat Aug 18, 2012 5:55 am

42= number of rebar stakes to hold your tent down this year. 8)
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Re: help with number 42

Postby DustHand » Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:34 pm

Fufa wrote:
DustHand wrote:The dolphins and mice are smarter than they appear.


...smarter than they appear to us.

Hence why we are only the third smartest species on Earth.


Yes!! :lol:
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