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Topic: An Interesting Point
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GS Chandy

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Re: An Interesting Point
Posted: Nov 7, 2012 11:14 AM
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Jonathan Crabtree posted Nov 5, 2012 5:36 AM (belated response because I've not been much on Internet for the past several days - if the point I make below has already been made by someone else, please excuse the repetition):
> Hi Bob,
> I agree this is an interesting point because it

> In the real world you cannot multiply debt times debt
> just as you cannot multiply 1/3 of a pizza times 1/3
> of a pizza.

You can certainly take 1/3 OF 1/3 of a pizza.


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