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MSN knows its algebra

Here’s something cool from Chris Pirillo – type in an algebraic equation into MSN Search with a missing value ‘x’ and it will solve x for you. Observe what happens when you type in ‘2+4x=10’:
Screenshot of MSN showing the result of 2+4x=10
Pretty cool, I think you’ll agree. Still, it hasn’t implemented the equivalent of Google’s calaculator, so I can’t type in “2 pints in litres” and find the result like I can with Google.


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