Google Fails at Math
Created on: August 31st, 2005
Google Fails at simple Math. (Idea from Mac Secrets Book) I guess Google got smart and fixed it. Oh well, you can try the math problem on some other computer calculators and it will work like this. I wonder if they saw this YTMND and decided to fix i

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August 31st, 2005
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OMG Google isn't a good student...
September 24th, 2005
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Ha ha ha. I prefer the Price Is Right failure sound, though.
September 24th, 2005
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Why is this in the top 5? It's good but it only has about 11 votes...
September 24th, 2005
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Maybe if you give it the right problem it will solve it right.
September 24th, 2005
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hey look moscow!
September 24th, 2005
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YOU PUT DOTS IN IT. IF YOU PUT 1-9-1 IT SAY 9, IDIOT. JUST DONT PUT DOTS....
September 24th, 2005
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RIght or wrong, I'm glad you used a different jingle for a "Fails at . . . " site.
September 24th, 2005
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OMG Poopoopants fails at LIFE! Those aren't dots, retard, they're called DECIMAL POINTS. The answer is ZERO, dumbass! Go back to third grade math.
September 24th, 2005
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Nerdariffic.
September 25th, 2005
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Common thing in programming/10
September 26th, 2005
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Lol, that is really weird. But when I tried it, it came out right...
September 26th, 2005
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Never mind, I got it!
October 10th, 2005
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it's called floating point, has to do with computer hardware and not google itself
November 2nd, 2005
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You get a 4 because you didn't use the Price Is Right failure sound.
November 28th, 2005
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meh. -2x10^-17 is close enough to zero, right?
December 11th, 2005
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Great music! I love MK64 =D
December 22nd, 2005
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Nice job using the Mario Kart failure theme, rather than the Price is Right one. It's different.
February 10th, 2006
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It didn't do that for me..
February 11th, 2006
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I guess Google got smart and fixed it. Oh well, you can try the math problem on some other computer calculators and it will work like this. I wonder if they saw this YTMND and decided to fix it? Cool, power over a billion dollar corporation.
March 12th, 2006
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actually, in most circles that'd be accepted as zero
June 6th, 2006
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YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO PUT PARENTHESES! Try this instead: (1-.9)-.1 It's zero.
December 16th, 2006
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You get that because there's no binary equivalent to 0.1.
January 23rd, 2007
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Floating point becomes sinking point!
April 12th, 2007
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close enough for government work.
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i tried it IT DIDNT F*CKING WORK!
May 11th, 2007
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It shows up as 0 http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=1-.9-.1
May 12th, 2007
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While Google fixed this fault with their system, you can still see it occur on other computer calculators Try these: http://www.math.com/students/calculators/source/scientific.htm http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/Calculator.html Have Fun :D
May 14th, 2007
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would have 5'd but it doesn't work
May 14th, 2007
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read your last comment, vote changed
May 25th, 2007
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2 + 1 for cool song so 3
May 25th, 2007
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Fake
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Not fake, idiot.
May 31st, 2007
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lol thats funny
June 9th, 2007
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Common problem when approaching 0. Texas Instrument calculators do it sometimes too, especially when finding 0's on a graph.
June 9th, 2007
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yeah, that franction is something like 1 1 trillionith
June 9th, 2007
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it's a floating point error, so what?
December 11th, 2007
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This still works! http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=1-.9999-.0001
December 11th, 2007
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It looks like they're "fixing" the answers one at a time as they get pointed out lol
January 2nd, 2008
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did the same thing at calculator.com. rofl stoopid compooters