# Whats 2+6 ??

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Is this as 2 pennies plus 6 pennies is 8 pennies??

could we also say 6/2 = 3 pennies

Does this mean that all 3 pennies are1/2 * 6 pennies = smaller pennies?

Im totally confused..

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Since you’re using currency in specific denominations to post your question, then no. There’s no such thing as a “smaller penny.” You can’t cut a penny in half and hand it to,the clerk at the register when leaving the store, even though we can account for fractional pennies in spreadsheets

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In this example "pennies" is a dimensional unit.

2 pennies + 6 pennies = 8 pennies keeps the unit consistent.

6 pennies /2 = 3 pennies is also unit consistent

1/2 * 6 pennies = 3 pennies

You can't have "smaller" pennies, because "penny" is a unit of a defined size,  and  it is the smallest unit of currency (in the US).

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27 minutes ago, iNow said:

Since you’re using currency in specific denominations to post your question, then no. There’s no such thing as a “smaller penny.” You can’t cut a penny in half and hand it to,the clerk at the register when leaving the store, even though we can account for fractional pennies in spreadsheets

Agreed...

So if our 100 pennies = 1 dollar...

Does 6 *$1.00.00 "one dollar and zero cents" mean$6.00.00 ??

six dollars and zero cents?

"There is a very good reason i added the extra dot"

And I know Members Are Not Going To Like It.

17 minutes ago, Janus said:

In this example "pennies" is a dimensional unit.

2 pennies + 6 pennies = 8 pennies keeps the unit consistent.

6 pennies /2 = 3 pennies is also unit consistent

1/2 * 6 pennies = 3 pennies

You can't have "smaller" pennies, because "penny" is a unit of a defined size,  and  it is the smallest unit of currency (in the US).

The currency is a chosen system, but numbers are numbers??

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I won’t be wasting any more time with you

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1 hour ago, CuriosOne said:

Does this mean that all 3 pennies are1/2 * 6 pennies = smaller pennies?

Im totally confused..

So on top of not uderstanding 2+6 = 8 you are having problems with understanding 3 = 1/2 * 6 ?
My kid is not 5 years old yet, we will be using this thread for exercise reference before bath tonight (I'm dead serious, no sarcasm)

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1 hour ago, CuriosOne said:

Im totally confused..

Yes, you are !
Most accurate thing you've said, so far.

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2 hours ago, iNow said:

Since you’re using currency in specific denominations to post your question, then no. There’s no such thing as a “smaller penny.” You can’t cut a penny in half and hand it to,the clerk at the register when leaving the store, even though we can account for fractional pennies in spreadsheets

ahahaha

something came to my ming like : to divide a penny from a point over its boundary along its diameter  (maybe via hammer).

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3 hours ago, CuriosOne said:

Is this as 2 pennies plus 6 pennies is 8 pennies??

Maybe a picture helps you understand Janus answer? 2 pennies plus 6 pennies equals 8 pennies:

3 hours ago, CuriosOne said:

could we also say 6/2 = 3 pennies

It seems like 6 pennies split equally means 3 pennies each:

3 hours ago, CuriosOne said:

Does this mean that all 3 pennies are1/2 * 6 pennies = smaller pennies?

That does not seem like a reasonable conclusion in this context. As Janus said, units will not be consistent if you do something like:

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1 hour ago, MigL said:

Yes, you are !
Most accurate thing you've said, so far.

Does the same apply for pennies as to atoms? Oh I forget its not atoms we measure but "matter material" thats "some how" is massless unless gravity effects it...😎 Thank god for Galileo..

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I can't believe you are allowed to keep posting this garbage.

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36 minutes ago, Ghideon said:

Maybe a picture helps you understand Janus answer? 2 pennies plus 6 pennies equals 8 pennies:

It seems like 6 pennies split equally means 3 pennies each:

That does not seem like a reasonable conclusion in this context. As Janus said, units will not be consistent if you do something like:

If there is an equal amount of 1/2  fractions of pennies, they can be "glued" together to make them whole again..

12 "one halves" of 1 penny

As

6 10ths of a "deci meter" of 1 second

""Six Tenths""

""Thanks For The Image"""

8 minutes ago, zapatos said:

I can't believe you are allowed to keep posting this garbage.

Neither am I...Apparently though I'm onto something greater than u can imagine..

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1 minute ago, CuriosOne said:

If there is an equal amount of 1/2  fractions of pennies, they can be "glued" together to make them whole again..

Then they are not pennies, they are mutilated coins, a change of units.

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6 minutes ago, CuriosOne said:

Neither am I...Apparently though I'm onto something greater than u can imagine..

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