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# I have a MATH problem

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Cathouse Mouse

Since: Aug 10

Cathouse Mouse

#1 Jan 25, 2013
There are 30,000 fatal shootings in the United States every year.

Only 260 were deemed as "justifiable homicides" in 2011.

What % value of 30,000 is 260?

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#2 Jan 25, 2013
Cathouse Mouse wrote:
There are 30,000 fatal shootings in the United States every year.
Only 260 were deemed as "justifiable homicides" in 2011.
What % value of 30,000 is 260?
Everyone knows you suck at math.

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Cathouse Mouse

Since: Aug 10

Cathouse Mouse

#3 Jan 25, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>Everyone knows you suck at math.
Duh ...

What did you come up with?

Cathouse Mouse

Since: Aug 10

Cathouse Mouse

#5 Jan 25, 2013
Guest wrote:
0.86 % or 0.86666666666667 % to be exact
How do I know that's right?
GuestX
#6 Jan 25, 2013
Cathouse Mouse wrote:
<quoted text>
How do I know that's right?
http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/...
Ummm
#7 Jan 25, 2013
Well first deduct 19,392 suicides
Then deduct an estimated 71% that is gang related
Which gives you about 3,076 murders
So justifiable homicides is about 8.5%

Cathouse Mouse

Since: Aug 10

Cathouse Mouse

#8 Jan 25, 2013
GuestX wrote:
Cool -

So, less than 1% of all gun deaths are justifiable in the eyes of the law.

Fascinating.

“truth is a three edged sword”

Since: Jan 11

Babylon 5, Epsilon Eridani

#9 Jan 25, 2013
according to the following we also need to ban all cutting instruments and hands/feet. if you ban one, you need to ban all.

Cathouse Mouse

Since: Aug 10

Cathouse Mouse

#10 Jan 25, 2013
my truths wrote:
according to the following we also need to ban all cutting instruments and hands/feet. if you ban one, you need to ban all.
Well, you'd have a point there if we were gonna ban all guns, which is not the case ..... but we're willing to entertain your ideas.

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