Chocolate Math for 2017 *

Guessing your age through chocolate

Calculate your age by chocolate math

[This is pretty neat how it works out... DON’T CHEAT BY SCROLLING DOWN FIRST... It takes less than a minute... Work this out as you read... Be sure you don’t read the bottom until you’ve worked it out...]

1. First of all, pick the number of times a week that you would like to have chocolate (try for more than once but less than 10) ...

2. Multiply this number by 2 ...

3. Add 5 ...

4. Multiply it by 50. I’ll wait while you get the calculator ...

5. If you have already had your birthday this year (2017) add 1767 *; If you haven’t, add 1766 *...

6. Now subtract the four digit year that you were born ...

You should have a three digit number ...

The first digit of this was your original number (i.e. how many times you want to have chocolate each week) ...

The next two numbers equal ...


Don’t believe us, eh? Verify it with this  Excel Chocolate Math Spreadsheet

 * Number dependent on Year

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We have chocolate in common - that's enough. - Rachel Hollis

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Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries. - David Hilbert

I'd give up chocolate but I'm not a quitter. - Unknown

Man can not live on chocolate alone.... but women can. - Unknown

To me, chocolate was the sole reason we on this earth. - Esi Edugyan

Life without books, chocolate and coffee is just useless. - Nadun Lokuliyanage

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A college education shows a man how little other people know. - T.C. Hailburton

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Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. - Edmund Burke

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Chemically speaking, chocolate really is the world's perfect food. - Michael Levine

In Heaven, chocolate has no calories and is served as the main course. - Unknown

Some say women are addicted to chocolate. I say we're merely loyal. - Cathy Guisewite

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. - John von Neumann

If you get melted chocolate all over your hands, you're eating it too slowly. - Unknown

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If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college. - Sargent Shriver

If I feel unhappy, I do mathematics to become happy. If I am happy, I do mathematics to keep happy. - Alfred Renyi

There's no point in wasting calories on cheap chocolate, always opt for the darkest and richest. - Nanci Rathbun

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