The Answer Is: Obamacare

If a bat and ball cost $1.10 and the bat costs one dollar more than the ball, how much does the ball cost?

More than half of the students at Harvard, MIT, and Princeton asked this simple logic problem got it wrong.

(Hat Tip: IHateTheMedia)

(Un)Related: The answer is no longer Obamacare.

Posted by: DMartyr at 02:28 PM


1 (X+1)+X = 1.10; Therefore

2X+1 = 1.10; Therefore

2X = .10; Therefore

X = .05; Therefore

The ball costs $.05 and the bat costs $1.05.

Posted by: Captain Harlock at November 21, 2013 06:32 PM

2 No one thought about the taxes.
Here a $0.07 tax is added to each dollar.

Posted by: obsidian at November 21, 2013 07:14 PM

3 Harvard, MIT, and Princeton ???


Affirmative action not only for the students but whatever teachers they had.

How much you wanna bet they know how gay sex is done or who won on a recent TV contest, or were forced to sing "Obama, mmm mmm mmm" in the last coupla years????

And these are to be voters ???

Posted by: chmichim at November 22, 2013 05:19 AM

4 0.07 tax ?? WHERE do you live for it to be that low ??

Posted by: chmichim at November 22, 2013 05:20 AM

5 That was easy and I only went to high school.

Posted by: Piglet_U93 at November 22, 2013 05:51 AM

6 Obamacare may end up being a great thing for the Republican party.

Posted by: Greyrooster at November 23, 2013 08:07 AM

7 chmichim @ 4 In the land that shares a history of war, destruction and aggression with a great many other nations such as Mexico, Germany, Japan, and a host of others due to aggression for profit and social change by the United States Government.
Gun totin', God fearin' redneck country under occupation by Washington D. C. since 1865.
Bonnie Blue and all that jazz.

Posted by: obsidian at November 23, 2013 10:51 AM

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