## Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Done! - RJbeals wins]

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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

fireedud wrote:Why is there only 98%

Rounding errors, I bet.

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fireedud wrote:Why is there only 98%

385/703 = .54765...

285/703 = .405405...

33/703 = .046808...

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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

if ed is right, it shoud be 55%, 41% and 5%, which is 101%...
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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

.54765 + .405405 + .046808 = .999863

If you carried Edbeard's numbers out to more decimal points, you'd end up with 1. But .999 is good enough for me to understand that it adds up to 1.

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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

fireedud wrote:if ed is right, it shoud be 55%, 41% and 5%, which is 101%...

so if you round them all down, it's 98%, and if you round them all up, it's 101%. Rounding does not give you accurate results, just approximate results.

And thus concludes our math lesson for today.

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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

oaktown wrote:
fireedud wrote:if ed is right, it shoud be 55%, 41% and 5%, which is 101%...

so if you round them all down, it's 98%, and if you round them all up, it's 101%. Rounding does not give you accurate results, just approximate results.

And thus concludes our math lesson for today.

which is why I don't like percents, there should be a pie graph with correct angles.
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I thought you were an English teacher, not a math instructor...or are they cross training you?

But really, I'm glad to see 700+ votes. I think it is safe to say that if over 1400 eyes (give or take a few pirates) have seen the Foundry in a short span like this...that must be good...even if only for a short time.

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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

they're everybody's numbers. not just mine.

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edbeard wrote:they're everybody's numbers. not just mine.

You provided them. But if you don't want the credit, I'll take it

And the whole point of this is that rounding is never the answer. Carry your decimals all the way out until the end

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ZeakCytho wrote:
edbeard wrote:they're everybody's numbers. not just mine.

You provided them. But if you don't want the credit, I'll take it

And the whole point of this is that rounding is never the answer. Carry your decimals all the way out until the end

No, no leaving them as fractions is the most accurate.
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fireedud wrote:
ZeakCytho wrote:
edbeard wrote:they're everybody's numbers. not just mine.

You provided them. But if you don't want the credit, I'll take it

And the whole point of this is that rounding is never the answer. Carry your decimals all the way out until the end

No, no leaving them as fractions is the most accurate.

All fractions are terminating decimals, and thus can be written as decimals with 100% accuracy. It's just a matter of going out far enough.

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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

ZeakCytho wrote:
fireedud wrote:
ZeakCytho wrote:
edbeard wrote:they're everybody's numbers. not just mine.

You provided them. But if you don't want the credit, I'll take it

And the whole point of this is that rounding is never the answer. Carry your decimals all the way out until the end

No, no leaving them as fractions is the most accurate.

All fractions are terminating decimals, and thus can be written as decimals with 100% accuracy. It's just a matter of going out far enough.

yes, but mistakes are more likely to happen with decimals
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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

If you'd like to discuss the finer points of fractions and decimals, the Off Topics Forum is waiting for you.

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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

entry A has 100 more votes than B.
how much longer is this poll going to continue?

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wcaclimbing wrote:entry A has 100 more votes than B.
how much longer is this poll going to continue?

It ended a few hours ago.
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And not all fractions are terminating decimals, they can be terminating or repeating

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wcaclimbing wrote:entry A has 100 more votes than B.
how much longer is this poll going to continue?

Poll ended at Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:09 pm

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actually, it ended 5 seconds later.
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edbeard wrote:
wcaclimbing wrote:entry A has 100 more votes than B.
how much longer is this poll going to continue?

Poll ended at Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:09 pm

never mind then

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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

If it's over, are we allowed to discuss fractions and decimals here?

Congrats, Rj!

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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

oaktown wrote:
Marvaddin wrote: Main problems: some of the side notes have wrong info (like Rio having 1 million people, lol, its more like 5-10 millions) that we would need to correct

well, this map is set in 1900 - when there were just 1 million people. i stand by my map.

Then you should know that Acre was not part of Brazilian territory in 1900 (it was part of Bolivia)

After all this math class and everything, once more congrats to all, and specially to RJ. If you like, we can discuss the changes and updates before posting. I will anyway take some time to check again some names accuracy... but Im very happy because Im sure this will be a great revamp.

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mazel tov rj - your map will be a welcome site when it goes live.

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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

congrats RJ, now we will be able to discuss about that map and it's developpement.

Btw Gimil, will it be a new thread or should we continue in this one and will you remove all the competition comment ?
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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

Thanks all..
I would prefer a new thread to discuss the map and how it needs to progress. This thread is out of control.

Gim? you agree? If so - I can start it in the main foundry.

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### Re: Official Brazil REVAMP competition [Round 2]

Congratualtions to RJbeals, who took his crayons to the extreme to produce his amazing REVAMP attempt!

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This development of this map will now be moved over to its own independant thread in the main foundry! (Once RJ creates it of course!

I award RJ this on his fine attempt!

I would also like to congraulate all our entrants into the competition, without them this wouldn't of been anywhere near as exciting or enjoyable without every one of them. It was a pleasure to run this competition for you guys!

Cheers,
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RJ you fast posted me >.<
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