A puzzle...

Given it's Christmas it's cracker puzzle time...

What is the answer to Hamlet's famous question?

regards

Allan

true

Pete

More detail?

A

The answer is = 12,648,430

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Not the one I had in mind - please show your workings....

regards

Allan

The answer is = 12,648,430 = It's this time, C0FFEE hex

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Any other offers?

Allan

allanhurst:
Given it's Christmas it's cracker puzzle time...

What is the answer to Hamlet's famous question?

To be.

I think Hamlet philosophed about what is the better decision: doing suicide and put his life to an end ("not to be") or not ("to be") and avenge the death of his father.

Some religions are promising a better afterlife after lifetime of a person has ended, who has done well during his lifetime.
But some religions also condemn suicide.

So he balanced pros and cons and finally made the decision: It's unsure whether afterlife is existing or not and came to the decision that he wanted to live further on and decided against suicide and that it would be better ti die later than now.

2B OR !2B = true (or if you like = 1)
It's a simple, tautological logic statement.

Pete

OK
So you are saying it's:
2B || D5
2B | 5D = 7F

Let 2B be a logical statement.
NOT 2B is the inverse of that statement.
2B OR (NOT 2B) must be true whether 2B is true or false.

QED
Pete

I have to go peel potatoes, carrots and parsnips. :frowning:

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LarryD:
I have to go peel potatoes, carrots and parsnips. :frowning:

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They were delicious, although I don't like parsnips.
The answer is : 42
Merry Christmas Everybody

In HEX....

2B is 0010 1011
|2B is 1101 0100 or D4

bitwise OR of the above is 1111 1111

hence the answer is FF

Happy new year, everyone..

Allan

allanhurst:
In HEX....

2B is 0010 1011
|2B is 1101 0100 or D4

bitwise OR of the above is 1111 1111

hence the answer is FF

Happy new year, everyone..

If you OR any byte with its twos complement the answer is always FF.
Xmas day is (FF/0A) -0.5 = 25 Dec.
And a happy new year, everyone from me too.