EMAIL THREAD Your Age in Chocolate (for fun) Chocolate lovers, grab a pencil and paper and give this a try. 1. First of all, pick the number of times a week that you would like to have chocolate (more than once but less than 10) 2. Multiply this number by 2 (just to be bold) 3. Add 5 4. Multiply it by 50 -- I'll wait while you get the calculator 5. If you have already had your birthday this year add 1756 .... If you haven't, add 1755. 6. Now subtract the four digit year that you were born You should have a three digit number The first digit of this was your original number. (i.e., how! many times you want to have chocolate each week). The next two numbers are... YOUR AGE! (Oh YES, it is!!!!!) Thu. May 18, 1:35pm
 Does this work because of the assumption that everyone wants chocolate 10x a week? Fun math game! Thursday, May 18, 2006, 4:46 PM I used 7 as the number of times I wanted choc. and it worked for me. I should have my math whiz son look at it-he has given me similar puzzles in the past. Thursday, May 18, 2006, 5:17 PM it works w/ any number. sorry had to crack it the min i read this (i know i'm a total dork)... Elementary, Watson: Assume x - number you thought of: (2x+5)x50+1756=100x + 250+1756=100x + (250+1756) = 100x + 2006. If you subtract the year of your birth from 2006 which is now, obviously you get your age, plus the number of times a week you want choc, say 3(i know low) you get 300+your age. This will obviously not work if you are over 100! Friday, May 19, 2006, 10:08 AM Thanks for the equation. This is still a fun post anyway! Friday, May 19, 2006, 10:48 AM wow - thanks to the poster who put up the equation...i've always known there was a mathematical explaination for it but I've always been too lazy to think about it..I am always just impressed it worked :) Anyhow - thanks for doing the work for me! Tuesday, June 06, 2006, 3:27 PM Oh wow... I got 320.... I want it 3 times per week... and I am indeed 20... lol Tuesday, June 06, 2006, 3:49 PM

### Related Content:

How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight

### How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer

How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources

### Fitness

Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner

### Preventive Health

How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition

### New Diet and Fitness Articles:

Weight Watchers Points Plus
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program

### Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:

Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule