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Katie would make one great math mom!
Math Mom: If I've Told You N Times, I've Told You N+1 Times

I can practically hear my mother's voice saying "if I told you once, I've told you a thousand times." Well, for this shirt, we've boiled the adage down to its mathematical terms.

Now buy the shirt, stand up straight and go clean your room! http://shop.neatorama.com/product-info.php?math-mom-told-you-n-times-tshirt-pid477.html

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That shirt doesn't really work for me. The saying I've always heard was, "If I've told you once, I've told you a thousand times". So the N/N+1 thing doesn't really fit.

But maybe the saying is different for other people? I've never heard anyone say "If I've told you once, I've told you twice", or "If I've told you 5 times, I've told you 6 times"...

Eh...it's probably just me. :)
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Ive never heard anyone say if Ive told you once ive told you twice or anything that follows the formula of this shirt either Sam

n+999 works or n+99 as well
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It's a cyclic formula:

"I've you you N x "
equals "I've told you N + 1 x"

So I've told you 1 time
= I've told you 2 times
(here we apply the formula again)
= I've told you 3 times
(and so on, until...)
= I've told you 1,000 times

So If N = N + 1
then N = N + 999

Therefore the formula does work to Sam K !
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I was going to yell at y'all till SimonSays said some intelligent words in a civil manner.

Now I can't do the same while being angry. =[
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