## Math Q&A Game

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 Quote by eNathan Here is a new question. Why is the answer to life the universe, and everything = 42? How was this derived? :rofl"
"What is six multiplied by nine"?

...at least according to Douglas Adams.

 Quote by CRGreathouse "What is six multiplied by nine"? ...at least according to Douglas Adams.
Ye, I read something of that sort. But why 6 and why 9? Why not 6+9? Why not $$\frac {6} {9}$$
 Thanks matt, I'll post a hint if anyone's interested. The problem is a bit out of the range of most high school math students but anyone with a bit of university experience has the tools to solve it. I hope nobody is scared off by it. Steven