Why is with this obviously wrong math?
July 26, 2010 6:54 AM Subscribe
If I multiply 1¢ by 10¢ I get 10¢? However, if I use the same monetary amounts and express them as dollars and then multiply them: I get $0.01 * $0.10 = $0.001, which is obviously a different answer to 10¢.
I know this is wrong and but how and why?
posted by therubettes to grab bag (18 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite