# Dumb Math Fail

## Some math fails

26 billion will tune in! Answer fail I don’t understand basic math… The “six” of diamonds

## Biggest “but you’re wrong” moment?

This one comes from the geek subreddit where user dzudz writes about his biggest “But you’re wrong! You have to believe me!” moment (only counting topics that are scientifically proven to be wrong, nothing up to interpretation): “Oh god. This one still pains me. In a trivia contest with some of my co-workers, one of …

## World of Warcraft – Negative gold problem

There is a flaw in World of Warcrafts statistics for “Total gold acquired”. A couple years ago, players discovered that the most a character can hold is 2^31 (or 2147483648) copper pieces of currency. This is what is known as the “gold cap” in World of Warcraft. A single character cannot hold more gold than …

## Why does Canada have skill-testing questions for contests / lotteries?

All winners who are in Canada have to answer math problems before getting any prize. Things like… 90 x 2, then divide by six, then x 12 This question was for claiming an Xbox 360 in a contest, so the answer of course is 360! But WHY?? Americans don’t have to do it, a monkey …

## Calculator Fail

I’m always eager about finding math mistakes in the news. The Herald reported that a Traffic Warden was incorrectly ticketing cars in a parking lot because of how he was using his calculator. He failed to realize that calculators work in decimals rather than minutes and hours. One car owner saw this and tried to …

## Silly Math Fail Pics

Mental attractiveness vs physical attractiveness Learn to draw a camel by beginning with a triangle   Counting Fail – Five bananas… err…   All double priced items half off…   3 out of 2 people have trouble with fractions…   Math Test Fail   Look at the speedometer… Math Test Fail   Math Test Fail …

## Funny Math Fail Pics

100% Discount Store 25 years of partners in education This restroom is closed from…

## Why are 15min called a “quarter of an hour”?

I found this on a pizza I bought, made by Dr. Oetker. They should have learnt how a clock works better in school. Have a nice weekend, greetings from Switzerland (just to be clear: Dr. Oetker is a German company ^^) Thanks to Manuel for this submission!