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How long is a piece of string

No matter how long it is?
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Re: How long is a piece of string

the string doesn't exist...
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Old 06.09.2012, 18:38
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Re: How long is a piece of string

How long is a piece of string?

How wide is a table?

How high is a ceiling?

Duh. Measure it.
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How long is a piece of string?

How wide is a table?

How high is a ceiling?

Duh. Measure it.
It is often a question asked when someone has no idea how long something is or is unsure of an answer, but there is a very viable answer!

Without a measure ....Duh !
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Old 06.09.2012, 19:34
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Re: How long is a piece of string

As long as you want it to be
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Re: How long is a piece of string

twice as long as half
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Re: How long is a piece of string

I give up.
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Re: How long is a piece of string

Yes the correct answer is twice as long as it is from one end to the middle
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Re: How long is a piece of string

Twice as long as the length from one end to the middle.
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Twice as long as the length from one end to the middle.
Wake up zzzzzzz
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Re: How long is a piece of string

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Yes the correct answer is twice as long as it is from one end to the middle
not if the string is infinitely long

also what if the string has no end? e.g. a loop of string?
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Re: How long is a piece of string

Also not if it is fractal.
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Re: How long is a piece of string

It's just a theory
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