6/2(1+2)=HIGH FIVES

By:  Greg
May 4, 2011

Chris then suggested that I try to think back on some of the previous times FIS has tried to tackle mathematical mysteries in New Hampshire. Then he took off yet again.
Chris schusses away

That didn’t work. Sorry Chris.
Sorry Chris that didn't work.

Christian suggested I look back on the mathematical work done by FIS in Vermont as well.
Christian snowboards with an ice axe

I felt like I was getting farther and farther from the answer until FINALLY. The answer was clear. 6/2(1+2) is a HIGH FIVE.
high five

So simple. So complex. So beautiful.
high five on a snowboard

So what is 6/2(1+2) anyway? Maybe we’ll figure it out next time. What do you think?

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  1. rogerk
    wrote on May 4th, 2011 at 5:03 pm  

    I think you’re trying to get us all to spend our time thinking about math so that you can have the mountain to yourself.

    • Greg
      wrote on May 4th, 2011 at 5:41 pm  


      that’s actually what I do!!

  2. Allen
    wrote on May 6th, 2011 at 5:34 pm  
    • Allen
      wrote on May 6th, 2011 at 5:39 pm  

      Of course after I posted that I was overcome with the desire to look up the etymology of the word nerd on wikipedia. Apparently a shortened version of “drunk” spelled backwards, Guess I’m a nerd too.

    • Greg
      wrote on October 17th, 2011 at 12:55 pm  


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