Teasing your brain

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Yu no 1/x, right ? so what is 1/5 ?
 

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Lotte said:
Yu no 1/x, right ? so what is 1/5 ?
Is it x???

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The Bob said:
Is it x???

The Bob (2004 ©)
x is any number, like 5 as i said above, so what is 1/5 ?
 
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1/5 is just wrong
 
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How about 1 ÷ 1/5?

The Bob (2004 ©)
 
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Gokul43201
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Lotte, we are all teased and have decided to give up.

What is 1/5 ?
 
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I guess it is 0.2
 
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this made no sense to me. 1/5 is 0.2. 1/5 is 20%. 1/5 is 2/10. i dont really understand what it is we are looking for. The Bob...1 ÷ 1/5 = 5.

1/5 is just a value, self explanatory.
 
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Yes, I think we are all agreed that we cede the floor to Lotte...
 

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