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Rick Evans (Lemon_martini2)
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1+1 is not 2.
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Is 1+1 a number? A word? Is it impossible to answer?

Is any knowledge of math needed to figure this out? (If so, I'm out...) Do the 1's stand for actual things, which in this case don't add up to two?
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Is it window??
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Is 1+1 a number?Yes A word?No Is it impossible to answer?No

Is any knowledge of math needed to figure this out?No.Well as long as you can count using both hands and maybe feet too...;) (If so, I'm out...) Do the 1's stand for actual things, which in this case don't add up to two?Yes

Damien Trinh

Is it window??No
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Does it equal 10?
Other counting sytems than decimal invloved?
Hex? Binary? Other?
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Does it equal 10?No
Other counting sytems than decimal invloved?No
Hex?Nay Binary?Nay OtherAnd thrice nay
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Does it equal{insert list of numbers here}?
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Does it equal{insert list of numbers here}?Yope :-)
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Is the term "equal" misplaced here?
Does 1+1 represent a number? In a mathematical sense? Is 1+1 an integer? a rational number? a positive numer? zero? 1? 11? 1.1? a different number in different situations?
Is this one piece of one sort of things and another piece of another sort of things? An apple and a pear?
Do the ones in the puzzle statement represent anything else besides the integer number one?
Is the "1 & 1" company relevant?
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Do the ones represent people? Objects? Places? Events?
Does 1+1=1? Does it equal more than one? Less than one?
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Is the term "equal" misplaced here?No
Does 1+1 represent a number?Yes In a mathematical sense?Yesish Is 1+1 an integer?No a rational number?No a positive numer?Yes zero?No 1?No 11?No 1.1?No a different number in different situations?Yes
Is this one piece of one sort of things and another piece of another sort of things?Could be either An apple and a pear?Possibly
Do the ones in the puzzle statement represent anything else besides the integer number one?Yes
Is the "1 & 1" company relevant?No,whoever they might be

Cake (Comforteagle)

Do the ones represent people?No Objects?Yes Places?No Events?Yes
Does 1+1=1?No Does it equal more than one?Yes Less than one?No
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Matchsticks involved? Pies involved?
Is the shape of the number one relevant?
Does anybody say something about "1+1"? If yes: does this person say "1+1 is not 2"?
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Are there many things that could add up this way and not equal two? Is it relevant who is doing the adding? If so, is the adder correct?
Does 1+1= 1.5? Does 1+1= more than two?
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Would the end result of 1+1 = more than 1 have an upper limit?
Is the answer to the 1+1 statment physically limited?
Number of children parents can have rel?
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Matchsticks involved?Possibly Pies involved?Possibly but you may wander off down a FA
Is the shape of the number one relevant?No
Does anybody say something about "1+1"?Yesish If yes: does this person say "1+1 is not 2"?Yessissh...

Cake

Are there many things that could add up this way and not equal two?Yes Is it relevant who is doing the adding?No If so, is the adder correct?Whoever is adding is correct
Does 1+1= 1.5?No Does 1+1= more than two?Yes

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Would the end result of 1+1 = more than 1 have an upper limit?Yes
Is the answer to the 1+1 statment physically limited?Yes
Number of children parents can have rel?No
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so the answer is more than 2, because 1+1 is the orignial 2 and then there would more created from this 1+1? i think that makes sense
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During the adding, do the original things grow? Divide? Does something new appear? Is something new added?
Is it that the two items maintain their original ideentity, but also form something else?
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so the answer is more than 2, because 1+1 is the orignial 2 and then there would more created from this 1+1? i think that makes sense Yes

Cake (Comforteagle)
During the adding, do the original things grow?No Divide?No Does something new appear?Yesish Is something new added?Yes
Is it that the two items maintain their original ideentity, but also form something else?
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so we need to find out what the original 1's are?
Animal? vegetable? mineral?
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so we need to find out what the original 1's are?Yes
Animal?Novegetable?No mineral?Yes...ish
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Are the 1s made of metal? Are they coins? with different values?
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Hydrogen atoms?
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Water and ethanol?
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Are the 1s made of metal?Yes Are they coins?Yes with different values? No

Sciguy:

Hydrogen atoms?No
Water and ethanol?No
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Are the coins the same value?
Are they of the same currency?
Are they similar in size?
Same material for both?
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Are the coins the same value?Yes
Are they of the same currency?Yes
Are they similar in size?Yes
Same material for both?Yes
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So there are two coins whose values when added together are more than the sum of their parts?
As though you had two one dollar bills and together they were woth three dollars?
Was the value of each of the coins one?
The value of the metal the coins are made of relevent?
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So there are two coins whose values when added together are more than the sum of their parts?Yes..ish
As though you had two one dollar bills and together they were woth three dollars?Yes
Was the value of each of the coins one?Yes
The value of the metal the coins are made of releventNo
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This is confusing! Is it relevant about exactly which coins? (I mean like the two pennies I own against all other pennies)
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Are these coins in regular circulation? or is it some combination of rarities, that together make up a rare set? and therefore would be worth more than their face value?
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Crazypalpig

This is confusing! Is it relevant about exactly which coins? (I mean like the two pennies I own against all other pennies)No

Rabrab
Are these coins in regular circulation?Yes or is it some combination of rarities, that together make up a rare set?No and therefore would be worth more than their face value?No
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Is there some sort of math trick? Or is this one totally lateral?
Which type coins they are relevant? Or which country is the currency from? or like 2 american cents =2and 6/7 canadian cents?
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Is there some sort of math trick?Yope Or is this one totally lateral?Yope
Which type coins they are relevant?Yesish Or which country is the currency from?Yes! or like 2 american cents =2and 6/7 canadian centsNope
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USA, Great Britian, Canada, Ukraine, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, China, Japan...
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USA, Great Britian, CanadaYes, Ukraine, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, China, Japan...
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So, This is what we know: A Man stated the two canadian 1 coins are more than two. Hmph
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So, This is what we know: A Man stated the two canadian 1 coins are more than two. HmphYes..ish
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No one asked this, but is the person who said this relevant?
If so, is he a politician talking about inflation or something?
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No one asked this, but is the person who said this relevant?No
If so, is he a politician talking about inflation or something?No
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Is The Man commenting on something to a friend? Or talking to himself? This is all irrelevalent, right?!?
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Does this have something to do with the toonie?
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Is The Man commenting on something to a friend?NoOr talking to himself?No This is all irrelevalent, right?!?Yes,very much so ;)
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Does this have something to do with the toonie?Yesish...on the right track
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Two one canadian coins are not worth the toonie? hmm
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Two one canadian coins are not worth the toonie? hmm?Yesish
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I am stuck. Is the toonie so inflated, it is not valuable anymoer?
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I am stuck. Is the toonie so inflated, it is not valuable anymoer?No.Well no more worthless than usual :-)
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Are we missing anything relevant? Does it also concern the loony?
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Are we missing anything relevant?Yesish Does it also concern the loony?Yesish
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does it also have to do about how the word looks? maybe two word loonies don't look like a toonie?
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does it also have to do about how the word looks? maybe two word loonies don't look like a toonie No :-)
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shoot. Is it a joke? a punch line?
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shoot. Is it a joke? a punch line? No :-)
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A random comment? HELP!!! I can't solve this thing by myself!
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Would it make more sence in verbal terms than numerical terms? Vice versa?
Could this happen in any other country? Is it? Has it?
What's a toonie? Ignorant of Canadian currency.
Would this be described as a funny(laughing sort)? funny(strange sort)? Ironic? Cute? Silly?
By americans? Canadians?
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Just to keep you informed, a toonie is a 2 dollar canadian coin. A loonie is a 1 dollar canadian coin
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Thanks.
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Would it make more sence in verbal terms than numerical terms?No Vice versa?Yes
Could this happen in any other country?Yes I'm pretty sure Is it? Has it?Yes I'm pretty sure
What's a toonie? Ignorant of Canadian currency.
Would this be described as a funny(laughing sort)?Nofunny(strange sort)?MaybeIronic? NoCute?Silly?Maybe,depending on your sense of humour...
By americans?Yope Canadians?No
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can you tell us what area we have to work on now?
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HMM...HAPPY HINT
Think of what else there could be to make $1 and $1 not equal $2....What's missing?
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um... shaved coins? Does it only work if you think canadian money is inflated too much?
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um... shaved coins?No Does it only work if you think canadian money is inflated too much?No
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Does it work if you think the toonie is very valuable?
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1+1 does not equal 2. Does it always equal more then two? always less than two? sometimes more and sometimes less?

Can you buy more with two loonies than you can with one toonie? Vending machines relevant? willingness of merchants to accept toonies? (Lots of businesses in the US hate to take $2.00 bills, even though they're legal tender.)

Weight of the coins relative? size? desirability?
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Crazypalpig

Does it work if you think the toonie is very valuable?Irrelevant

Rabrab
1+1 does not equal 2. Does it always equal more then two?Yes always less than two?No sometimes more and sometimes less?No

Can you buy more with two loonies than you can with one toonie?No Vending machines relevant?No willingness of merchants to accept toonies? (Lots of businesses in the US hate to take $2.00 bills, even though they're legal tender.)No

Weight of the coins relative? size? desirability
No to all
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Other peeps help please? well, two loonies are worth more than a toonie, right?
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If I had two loonies and you had a toonie, would you feel you got the better of the deal if we traded?
Does it always equal the same amount? 2.1? 2.2? {List of all numbers, including decimals, with question marks between each}?
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If I had two loonies and you had a toonie, would you feel you got the better of the deal if we traded? Irrelevant
Does it always equal the same amount?Yes 2.1? 2.2? {List of all numbers, including decimals, with question marks between each}?I don't know what it is at present.Sorry.

Handy hint:Don't think of them as coins...
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What?!? Don't think of them as coins?!? In that case, we should only work on values?!?
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Think of the pictures? Wor...
A bird in the hand is worth more than two in the bush?
*End of random idea*
Tink of them as words? Abstract values?
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What?!? Don't think of them as coins?!? In that case, we should only work on values?!?Yes

Solane

Think of the pictures? Wor...
A bird in the hand is worth more than two in the bush? No
*End of random idea*
Tink of them as words?No Abstract values?Noish
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Are these true:
1+1{Not equals sign)2?
1+1>2?
1 and 1 >2?
one and one is greater than two?
The value of 1+1 changes, but never goes below 2? does not go above 3? 4? 5? 6? 7? 8? 9? 10? Higher?
Roman numerals?/different number base systems relevent?
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Does the "+" also represent a coin?
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is "1" more than one?
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Are these true:
1+1{Not equals sign)2? Yes
1+1>2?Yes
1 and 1 >2?Yes
one and one is greater than two?Yes
The value of 1+1 changes,Yes but very rarely but never goes below 2?No does not go above 3? 4? 5? 6? 7? 8? 9? 10? Higher?Possibly it could,but unlikely for years to come
Roman numerals?/different number base systems relevent?No




Does the "+" also represent a coin?Noish but getting warm

is "1" more than one? No
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is "2" more than two? is + not a plus?
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is "2" more than two?No is + not a plus?+ is a plus
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So, how cdan one make 1+1>2?
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Currency translation relevant here?
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Oh, foo. 1 toonie + 1 toonie = 4 (loonies,) not 2.
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Plebeian
Currency translation relevant here? No
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Oh, foo. 1 toonie + 1 toonie = 4 (loonies,) not 2.No

Think of what else might be missing that the + could be
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1 cross 1>2?
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is the collector's value of actual coins relevant?
the gold? silver? other metal? value?
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Catrien, just to inform you: This has to do nothing with coins, we are just to think of these as value
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1 cross 1>2?No
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is the collector's value of actual coins relevant?No
the gold?No silver?No other metal?No value?No

This is starting to get stuck....so HAPPY HINT think what you do with coins...
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Put them in vending macines? Buy things? Break bills? Exchange?
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Put them in vending macines? Buy things?Yes Break bills? Exchange?
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You can't buy as many things with a toonie than two loonies?

Change(like you pay 10 dollars for a 5 dlr item, and get 5 dollars back) for item relevant?
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You can't buy as many things with a toonie than two loonies?No

Change(like you pay 10 dollars for a 5 dlr item, and get 5 dollars back) for item relevant?No
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does it matter where he or she bought it?
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does it matter where he or she bought it?Not particularly
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Anything to do with the fact that the toonie is a bimetallic coin and the loonie isn't?

Is the value of any other Canadian coin relevant?


Let me make sure that I've got things clear, here...
In the statement "1+1 is not 2":

The ones refer to the Canadian loonie, or $1.00 coin.

The 2 refers to the Canadian $2.00 coin, or toonie.

The "+" is to be regarded as something other than a plus sign.

Two loonies consistently have more value in purchasing something than one toonie does, although their face value is equivalent.

Making or receiving change is irrelevant.

The place of purchase is irrelevant.

So far, so good?

Is the item purchased relevant? Is the normal price of the item purchased relevant? Does this non-equation refer to the purchase of one specific item? to the purchase of a class of items? to every purchase?
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Anything to do with the fact that the toonie is a bimetallic coin and the loonie isn't?No

Is the value of any other Canadian coin relevant?No

Let me make sure that I've got things clear, here...
In the statement "1+1 is not 2":

The ones refer to the Canadian loonie, or $1.00 coin.Yes...partly

The 2 refers to the Canadian $2.00 coin, or toonie.Yes...partly

The "+" is to be regarded as something other than a plus sign.Yes

Two loonies consistently have more value in purchasing something than one toonie does, although their face value is equivalent.
No

Making or receiving change is irrelevant.Yes

The place of purchase is irrelevant.Yes

So far, so good?Yes :-)

Is the item purchased relevant?No Is the normal price of the item purchased relevant?Yesish Does this non-equation refer to the purchase of one specific item? to the purchase of a class of items? to every purchase?This one AFAIK
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Partly? Would the puzzle statement also apply in another country that has both 1- and 2-unit coins? in some other contries that have both 1- and 2-unit coins? in every country that has 1- and 2-unit coins?

Would the puzzle staement also apply to 1- and 2-unit bills?
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Partly?The 1 and 2 refer to the coins and something else similarWould the puzzle statement also apply in another country that has both 1- and 2-unit coins?Depends which country in some other contries that have both 1- and 2-unit coins?Yes in every country that has 1- and 2-unit coins?No

Would the puzzle staement also apply to 1- and 2-unit bills?Yes
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Is the "something else similar" something that is bought with the coins?
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Is the "something else similar" something that is bought with the coins?Yes
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Relevant exactly what is bought?
Is the idea that buying $1 worth of something twice gets you more than buying $2 worth all at once?
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Okay, should have read a bit more carefully
Does the + sign refer to the act of combining two items each worth $1? resulting in something more valuable than what you can buy for $2? or resulting in a lower price overall?
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Relevant exactly what is bought?Not particularly
Is the idea that buying $1 worth of something twice gets you more than buying $2 worth all at once?No
Okay, should have read a bit more carefully
Does the + sign refer to the act of combining two items each worth $1?Yesish resulting in something more valuable than what you can buy for $2?No or resulting in a lower price overall?No,but keep thinking like that...
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Does this have to do with buying 2 things for one dollar each, and sell them for more than 2 dollars?
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Is the $1.00 sized package of something more then half of the $2.00 sized package? (candy bars and soft drinks come to mind...)
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Tips relevant? Taxes relevant?
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Does this have to do with buying 2 things for one dollar each, and sell them for more than 2 dollars?No

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Is the $1.00 sized package of something more then half of the $2.00 sized package? (candy bars and soft drinks come to mind...)No

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Tips relevant?No Taxes relevant?Yes
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Is there a tax on items that are sold at more than $1? Is there a tax on items that are sold at $1 or less? Are the taxes different?

Do you pay the price that is shown on the price tags of the goods? Do they add the tax to the price shown on the price tags when you pay, e.g. the tag says "$1" but you have to pay $1.20? Relevant?

Rounding up/down relevant? Is the tax a percentage that can not be expressed in coins? For example: You twice buy items at $1 + a tax of 7.6%. Each time you have to pay $1.076 = $1.08. So, all in all, you paid $2.16. Next time you buy one item at $2 + a tax of 7.6%. So you pay $2.152 = $2.15. Therefore, your second purchase is cheaper, and 1+1 costs you more than 2.
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Is the + an object? Tax?
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Is there a tax on items that are sold at more than $1?YesIs there a tax on items that are sold at $1 or less?Yes Are the taxes different?No

Do you pay the price that is shown on the price tags of the goods?No Do they add the tax to the price shown on the price tags when you pay, e.g. the tag says "$1" but you have to pay $1.20?Yes

Rounding up/down relevant?No Is the tax a percentage that can not be expressed in coins? For example: You twice buy items at $1 + a tax of 7.6%. Each time you have to pay $1.076 = $1.08. So, all in all, you paid $2.16. Next time you buy one item at $2 + a tax of 7.6%. So you pay $2.152 = $2.15. Therefore, your second purchase is cheaper, and 1+1 costs you more than 2.

Solane
Is the + an object?No Tax?Yes

We've reached **SPOILER** time

Whilst in Canada one of the things that perpetually baffled me whilst shopping was that taxes were not shown on the price tag,but added at the till.
This meant that I had some bizarre conversations at the counter along the lines of '$1 and $1..that's $2.37'.
It made it very difficult to add up how much I would actually have to pay and if I had enough...

But then that's Canada for you...
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It's the US, as well. Tax is added at the register in most cases. Except when it's not, because the item is non-taxable. Offhand, the only thing I can think of that's taxed and has the tax already added into the posted price is gasoline.

Nice puzzle.

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