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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
because it's bigger than 9 and smaller than 11
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[9\sim10\sim11\]
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Traxter Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Because we can count it out on our fingers :)
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Is that the Only reason @Traxter?
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
some people have 11 or 12 fingers :X
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sami21 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Because its table is easy . Multiplication is easy 1000000000*10=10000000000 :)
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
because of the ten disciples
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
and also because of the ten little indians
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
that is a result of choosing ten as the base for our number system, @sami21
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
and also because you can form words out of ten i.e. tenant
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
10 is a good number because it is the only combination of 2 natural numbers that have been useful in super computing
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@lgbasallote this is a serious question,
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
wasnt it a riddle?
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Traxter Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It is really as simple as we have 10 fingers.
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Traxter Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://ideonexus.com/2008/07/08/whyabase10numbersystem/ Interesting page describing number systems of different bases.
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
10 contains the binary code. 10
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RyanL. Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It's not @UnkleRhaukus
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@lgbasallote I think you just wrote on my paper... lol
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
was that what you said? lol i thought you meant 2 and 5
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
10 is used to store the genome sequences
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@UnkleRhaukus you're missing a finger
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RyanL. Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1345796994318:dw turkey hand
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
was that bird on steroid when it decided to work out?
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1345797060594:dw
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that bird uses 1 dominant wing to fly
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monokerous Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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... )
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RyanL. Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Don't be silly. Turkeys can't fly
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TheViper Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Because it is so easy to multiply, divide, subtract or add with 10 ;) @UnkleRhaukus
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ostrich and penguins can't.
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
surly base, two, or six or thirtysix or something nice would be better then ten
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RyanL. Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think 0 is a better number.
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
zero doesn't make sense without one
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
that would make maths easier
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Traxter Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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.
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RyanL. Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'd like to think 1 and 0 are wed locked
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RyanL. Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Fight to the death! Will the swan or turkey win?
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
neither looked like a swan nor turkey... how many fingers does it take to _______
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
clap hands?
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@Traxter octal is sometimes used instead of hexadecimal. But binary is still the basis.
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DLS Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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.
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that three letter word (not ten) is just a conversation stopper...
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@DLS what is perfect about ten , all i can see is we have ten fingers,
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Traxter Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
A perfect number is a positive integer which is equal to the sum of its divisors.
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DLS Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
we have 8 fingers indeed sire.
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Traxter Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So the first 4 perfect numbers ar 6, 28, 496 and 8128. 3, 7, 10 and 12 are not perfect numbers.
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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 threeletter word
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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?
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
property 1: it looks very simple
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
ten does not look simple
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
we can say the same thing about simple machines... they are not simple
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
i can think of any simple machine except the atwood machine
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
or maybe this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=md0TlSjIags counting machine
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panlac01 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the 6 simple machines
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angela210793 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Because is the highest grade u can get in my country :D ♥I love 10♥ ^_^
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nickhouraney Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
please ask your question in the form of an equation
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[10=\]
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[10=2\times5\]
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nickhouraney Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ah its clearer to me now
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nickhouraney Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i had to simplify tho
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[6=1\times2\times 3\]
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Who told uu 10 was that significant :)
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
there are ten digits
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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