Date: 2 Nov 1994 20:27:33 U From: "Cynthia Schwartz" Subject: My Problem 69x78x86x100x10000x100000000= Hi. I am Adam Schwartz and this is Mom - Cynthia Schwartz Adam is a first-grader and is learning lots of fun math at school. He wants to know if Dr. Math is good at multiplication. please respond to firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks - and ps I'm on the technology planning committee our town. I'm always looking for creative and innovative uses of technology in the school. Any thoughts, research, technology plans that you might share? Thanks a lot. Cynthia Schwartz A Multi-tasking Mom with a Mac
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 1994 20:49:37 -0500 X-Sender: email@example.com Hi Adam! Hi Cynthia! Thanks for writing to Dr. Math. My name is Vanessa and I am one of the Math Doctors. There are actually a bunch of us here to try and answer your math questions, and usually at least one of us is online for most of the day. Adam, we could definitely help you with multiplication. I wasn't sure if you were working on: 69x78x86x100x10000x100000000= Please write back if you have any specific math questions, especially multiplication! -Vanessa, M.D. ____________________ From: Dr. Ethan Date: Wed, 2 Nov 1994 20:53:02 -0500 (EST) Hey Adam, That is a great problem. Fortunately I guess I am pretty good at multiplication; I have sure practiced a lot. The answer to your problem is 462852000000000000000 I hope that was okay, Adam. If you have any more problems please send them along and if you would like us to send you some problems for you to work that would be fun too. Ethan Doctor on Call
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