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Windows 7: "Smart" Alloy Will Make Your Air Conditioner 175% More Efficient

20 Jul 2010   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jebuchanan View Post
You're missing the big point: This is on top of the original figure (added to).

so 175% more than 40% is 110%

let's work with actual numbers, shall we?

say (as in previous example) 100% is 100 units.
40% of this is 40 units.
still with me?

we increase the 40 units by 175% (175% of the 40 units).
first off, what are we doing?
we are adding an additional 175% of these 40 units to this amount.
40 * 1.75 (we all agree here 1.75 = 175%) = 70 (can be checked with a calculator for those who are slower)
this is the amount we are adding to the original 40 units.
so:
original units + 175% of those units = new total units
40 + 70 = 110 units now total.
That makes sense except your math is wrong.

40% of 100 units is 40, yes.
If you increase that by 175%, you are multiplying it by 1.75
40*1.75=70.

YOU DON'T ADD IT BACK.

~Lordbob
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20 Jul 2010   #22

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
No, you are still wrong.

50% is 1/2 correct?
So 1/2 of 50% is 25%.
175% is 7/4, so 7/4 of 50% is 87.5%

~Lordbob
Yes friend, 7/4 of 50% is 87.5% . The relevance, I have to admit, escapes me.

To show you the error in your reasoning, answer for me please two questions:
  1. If 70% represents a 175% increase from 40% in your world, what would a 100% increase from 40% be?
  2. If you earn £40 an hour and get a 75% pay rise, what would you expect to be paid now?
Take my word for it - if you have 40 of anything and increase them by 175%, you'll now have 110 of them
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20 Jul 2010   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by clunkfish View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
No, you are still wrong.

50% is 1/2 correct?
So 1/2 of 50% is 25%.
175% is 7/4, so 7/4 of 50% is 87.5%

~Lordbob
Yes friend, 7/4 of 50% is 87.5% . The relevance, I have to admit, escapes me.

To show you the error in your reasoning, answer for me please two questions:
  1. If 70% represents a 175% increase from 40% in your world, what would a 100% increase from 40% be?
  2. If you earn £40 an hour and get a 75% pay rise, what would you expect to be paid now?
Take my word for it - if you have 40 of anything and increase them by 175%, you'll now have 110 of them
Alright, if you want to imply that the 100% is INCLUDED in the raise, then YES, you are right.

In this case, I still think my logic holds true. 2 entirely different cases, both correct.

~Lordbob
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20 Jul 2010   #24

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by clunkfish View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
No, you are still wrong.

50% is 1/2 correct?
So 1/2 of 50% is 25%.
175% is 7/4, so 7/4 of 50% is 87.5%

~Lordbob
Yes friend, 7/4 of 50% is 87.5% . The relevance, I have to admit, escapes me.

To show you the error in your reasoning, answer for me please two questions:
  1. If 70% represents a 175% increase from 40% in your world, what would a 100% increase from 40% be?
  2. If you earn £40 an hour and get a 75% pay rise, what would you expect to be paid now?
Take my word for it - if you have 40 of anything and increase them by 175%, you'll now have 110 of them
Alright, if you want to imply that the 100% is INCLUDED in the raise, then YES, you are right.

In this case, I still think my logic holds true. 2 entirely different cases, both correct.

~Lordbob
We got there eventually

So, who wants to buy an air conditioner? You don't need to plug it in, but if you do you can sell the power it generates back to the grid. Careful though, using it could result in the heat death of the universe...
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20 Jul 2010   #25

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)
 
 

a 175% INCREASE on the original 40 you do TOO add back to the original
if you increase 40 by 50%, are you saying you only have 20? Highly unlikely, you end up with 60. (40 + (.50 * 40)) = 60
You say you are 18? Did you skip your math classes?
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20 Jul 2010   #26

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jebuchanan View Post
a 175% INCREASE on the original 40 you do TOO add back to the original
if you increase 40 by 50%, are you saying you only have 20? Highly unlikely, you end up with 60. (40 + (.50 * 40)) = 60
You say you are 18? Did you skip your math classes?
I am saying that 175% more efficient means that is is essentially 75% more efficient by your logic.

I am taking calculus.

~Lordbob
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20 Jul 2010   #27

Windows 7 x64 Home Edition
 
 

Sweet god its about freaking time, honestly I feel guilty leaving that thing on all day but when it hits the 40's you have no choice but to, and big air conditioners are expensive as is you my as well donate an organ to get one.
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20 Jul 2010   #28

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Based on all the mathematical equations here, I have determined that it would indeed be...cool

A Guy
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20 Jul 2010   #29

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
Based on all the mathematical equations here, I have determined that it would indeed be...cool

A Guy
You said it the best!

~Lordbob
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