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UnkleRhaukus

  • 2 years ago

why is ten a good number ?

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  1. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    because it's bigger than 9 and smaller than 11

  2. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    \[9\sim10\sim11\]

  3. Traxter
    • 2 years ago
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    Because we can count it out on our fingers :)

  4. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    Is that the Only reason @Traxter?

  5. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    some people have 11 or 12 fingers :X

  6. sami-21
    • 2 years ago
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    Because its table is easy . Multiplication is easy 1000000000*10=10000000000 :)

  7. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    because of the ten disciples

  8. lgbasallote
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    and also because of the ten little indians

  9. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    that is a result of choosing ten as the base for our number system, @sami-21

  10. lgbasallote
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    and also because you can form words out of ten i.e. tenant

  11. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    10 is a good number because it is the only combination of 2 natural numbers that have been useful in super computing

  12. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    @lgbasallote this is a serious question,

  13. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    wasnt it a riddle?

  14. Traxter
    • 2 years ago
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    It is really as simple as we have 10 fingers.

  15. Traxter
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    http://ideonexus.com/2008/07/08/why-a-base-10-number-system/ Interesting page describing number systems of different bases.

  16. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    10 contains the binary code. 10

  17. RyanL.
    • 2 years ago
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    It's not @UnkleRhaukus

  18. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    @lgbasallote I think you just wrote on my paper... lol

  19. lgbasallote
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    was that what you said? lol i thought you meant 2 and 5

  20. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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  21. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    10 is used to store the genome sequences

  22. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    @UnkleRhaukus you're missing a finger

  23. RyanL.
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1345796994318:dw| turkey hand

  24. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    was that bird on steroid when it decided to work out?

  25. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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  26. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    that bird uses 1 dominant wing to fly

  27. monokerous
    • 2 years ago
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    Because 10 is 01 backwards? I don't know... There are so many reasons why 10 is a good number (they can be multiplied and divided by with ease, they only have three letters in their spelling, it's easy to remember, it's the very first two digit number when counting from one onwards, etc... )

  28. RyanL.
    • 2 years ago
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    Don't be silly. Turkeys can't fly

  29. TheViper
    • 2 years ago
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    Because it is so easy to multiply, divide, subtract or add with 10 ;) @UnkleRhaukus

  30. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    ostrich and penguins can't.

  31. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    surly base, two, or six or thirty-six or something nice would be better then ten

  32. RyanL.
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    I think 0 is a better number.

  33. panlac01
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    zero doesn't make sense without one

  34. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    that would make maths easier

  35. Traxter
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    Base 8 would also be a good system as 8=2^3, so binary would be a lot easier if we used a base 8 system.

  36. RyanL.
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  37. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    I'd like to think 1 and 0 are wed locked

  38. RyanL.
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    Fight to the death! Will the swan or turkey win?

  39. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    neither looked like a swan nor turkey... how many fingers does it take to _______

  40. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    clap hands?

  41. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    @Traxter octal is sometimes used instead of hexadecimal. But binary is still the basis.

  42. DLS
    • 2 years ago
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    Of the four "perfect numbers" (3,7,10,12) the symbolism of ten - ordinal perfection is the only perfection that natural humans can even approach. While man's perfection falls far short of Gods perfection in all things, we can strive and achieve some measure of success with ordinal perfection. We can form a perfect cube, a perfect triangle, and so on. And even if we fall short of perfection in the actuality of these things the conceptual, or mathematical perfection of such is attainable for us. We cannot aspire to divine perfection on our own. We cannot aspire to spiritual perfection on our own. We cannot attain governmental perfection without God. Thus ordinal perfection, as symbolized by the number ten stands out as linked with the natural, the carnal (of the flesh, as our ten fingers literally are) and the world, and yet still perfect.

  43. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    that three letter word (not ten) is just a conversation stopper...

  44. Traxter
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    I agree.

  45. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    @DLS what is perfect about ten , all i can see is we have ten fingers,

  46. Traxter
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    A perfect number is a positive integer which is equal to the sum of its divisors.

  47. DLS
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    we have 8 fingers indeed sire.

  48. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    28

  49. Traxter
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    So the first 4 perfect numbers ar 6, 28, 496 and 8128. 3, 7, 10 and 12 are not perfect numbers.

  50. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    I am glad we are continuing... I was going to suggest that to break the spell http://openstudy.com/users/panlac01 read the quote about the three-letter word

  51. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    if we choose a base that was a perfect number , that would makes sense to me , because it would make mathematics much easier , what properties does ten have?

  52. UnkleRhaukus
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  53. panlac01
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    property 1: it looks very simple

  54. UnkleRhaukus
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  55. UnkleRhaukus
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    ten does not look simple

  56. UnkleRhaukus
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  57. panlac01
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    we can say the same thing about simple machines... they are not simple

  58. UnkleRhaukus
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    i can think of any simple machine except the atwood machine

  59. UnkleRhaukus
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    or maybe this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=md0TlSjIags counting machine

  60. panlac01
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    the 6 simple machines

  61. angela210793
    • 2 years ago
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    Because is the highest grade u can get in my country :D ♥I love 10♥ ^_^

  62. nickhouraney
    • 2 years ago
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    please ask your question in the form of an equation

  63. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    \[10=\]

  64. UnkleRhaukus
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    \[10=2\times5\]

  65. nickhouraney
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    ah its clearer to me now

  66. nickhouraney
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    i had to simplify tho

  67. UnkleRhaukus
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    \[6=1\times2\times 3\]

  68. hba
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    Who told uu 10 was that significant :)

  69. UnkleRhaukus
    • 2 years ago
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    there are ten digits

  70. UnkleRhaukus
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