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Alex Was Having Second Thoughts - August 24, 2009
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ahhh.. because:
sin^2 x + cos^2 x = 1

XD If only someone cheating on you was always that obvious.

yeah, most mutts nowadays are high-degree polynomials

Now this one is really funny.

I am sure it is nothing to do with

Cos^2 X / Sin^2 X gets one over Tan^2 X


poor alex lol

Favourite one..... Just brilliant

My HS trig students actually thought this was funny. Yay, all hope for the future is not lost!

Students tend to react well to math humor. Even though it was very corny, I've never forgotten my HS math teacher's joke: "Why was the quadrilateral late for school? He got on the rhombus."

If she would have "multiplied" with the mailman and got 1, shouldn't he have been cosec^2 X?

No, no, no you have it wrong.
They're not multiplying, they're adding
Remember that the equation is (x-h)^2+(y-k)^2=r^2
So for the unit circle it will be x^2+y^2=1
Recall then x=cos(A) and y=sin(A)
Plugging them in shows the identity needed

I told alex he couldn't have kids with her. He should have taken (sec x)^2 when he had the chance.

but but, if mom lies over the mailman then we get alex. i am having a little trouble understanding the inter relationships

They're not dividing nor multiplying, they're adding
Remember that the equation for any circle is (x-h)^2+(y-k)^2=r^2
Where (h,k) is the center and r is the radius
For the unit circle h=k=0 and r=1
So it becomes x^2+y^2=1
Recall that x=cos(A) and y=sin(A)
Plugging those in shows the identity we need

so if mailman multiplies with alex you get mom?
while mom/mailman=alex and mailman+mom=jr...
am i not getting a redneck joke?

The cookies are ALL math cookies... and you deserve 10+9pi.

Brilliant...btw I am with sudhang...technically if she multiplied (sin^2 x) with the mailman, the result wouldn't be Jr...alex should be relieved :D

ehh. i don't get it, :)
but yes again, i have the worst insufficient for maths.

hi i am in grade 8 and i dont understand this oiler formula. hiow do you use it

juzz stay out off it..
i had decided... uuhhhh~~~

Mom X Alex X Mailman = Jr ... LOL

oops...i guess i got it wrong :( ...
is it Mom + Mailman = Jr ...

Finally, someone who understands....

still think this is the best

mailman X alex UPON mom = Jr

I am so glad that I am part of this site, this is totally cool a cartoon! Has to be up there :)

This gets a little bit...vivid...but sin^2(x)/tan^2(x) = cos^2(x). So depending on...mechanics...the dad's doubts could be invalid.

...Er...wow, I really am not sure what I meant there, fail...

This is really LOL! could it be the JR. isnt the son of Alex? haha

OOOO if the father slept with the sun, and their kid would multiply with the grandson, the result would be the same son!
sorry, that was totally inappropriate.

Sin2 + Cos2 = Junior

On the basis of the picture, how does one explain sin(x^2)/tan(x^2)=cos(x^2)????

That's weird, the 9gag army isn't here yet..

Probably a good thing that 9gag didn't actually credit spikedmath when they posted it... keep this place free of cancer I guess.

Mustn't he be tg^2 x?

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