Calculator Fail


I’m always eager about finding math mistakes in the news. The Herald reported that a Traffic Warden was incorrectly ticketing cars in a parking lot because of how he was using his calculator. He failed to realize that calculators work in decimals rather than minutes and hours. One car owner saw this and tried to explain the error but the Traffic Warden was convinced his calculator method was correct and continued to ticket
cars. Eventually, after an appeal the incorrect tickets were repealed and a letter of apology was sent.

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