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Thursday, April 7, 2022

Spring Break #4 - 4/7/22

Here's what guest puzzlepicker Ol'Fogie has to say for us today:

"It's not about the numbers!"

While I firmly believe that statement applies to geocaching, that is not the path I’m going down with today’s puzzle.

I LOVE MATH! Math is constant. Math has rules. Math is the basis for everything. Math is black and white, there’s no room for ambiguity. Numbers help us understand the world, and math helps us understand numbers. 

The real-life applications of mathematics are endless. We are surrounded by numbers, equations and algorithms – especially in this age of data science, with huge data sets that can only be understood through statistical models and analysis. Math gives us the ability to view the world in a way nothing else can!

And while today’s puzzle simply states that whichever way you look at it, the sum of 2, 3 and 7 is 12, sometimes…

It's not about the numbers!

(P.S. the checker is broken, but google maps gives a pretty good confirmation.)

Tomorrow we'll ...

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