Baby Blues by Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott for October 26, 2022

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    C  over 1 year ago

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    allen@home  over 1 year ago

    I was never very good at math. Today i’d be worse than a dinosaur.

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    capricorn9th  over 1 year ago

    What?? Whoa. What a whopper of a math problem.

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    danketaz Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Given that Grandma has moved to Hawaii, do never work for you?

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    retrocool  over 1 year ago

    twice as long.

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    cholomanaba  over 1 year ago

    given that math reasoning…. how many pills will cure my headache?

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    Templo S.U.D.  over 1 year ago

    Anyone noticed that Wren isn’t fully colored? She looks albino.

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    Ricky Bennett  over 1 year ago

    She can’t. The wolf ate grandma…

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    Blu Bunny  over 1 year ago

    Too long! Grandma could die by that time.

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    zmech13 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    At least it’s a more relevant word problem than asking when two trains will pass each other.

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    cubswin2016  over 1 year ago

    This is much too complicated for the comics page. I need to move on to the next comic to recover.

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    iggyman  over 1 year ago

    Answer to that problem: A while!

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    dlkrueger33  over 1 year ago

    Take a cab.

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    HappyDog/ᵀʳʸ ᴮᵒᶻᵒ ⁴ ᵗʰᵉ ᶠᵘⁿ ᵒᶠ ᶦᵗ Premium Member over 1 year ago

    And don’t forget to factor in regenerative braking!

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    HappyDog/ᵀʳʸ ᴮᵒᶻᵒ ⁴ ᵗʰᵉ ᶠᵘⁿ ᵒᶠ ᶦᵗ Premium Member over 1 year ago

    But if Sonia is driving a new Aptera with solar charging and 1000 mile range, just go now!

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    domscom  over 1 year ago

    Also, believe it or not, the temperature affects the battery. Summer is best for maximum life. Is Sonia a “lead foot” or does she like to speed? That will affect how much range she will get. Finally, is the road flat or are there hills to climb? Again, that is a factor in battery charge. I drive my electric car at 54 mph. That is the optimal speed for battery productivity. Not only do I get more battery life, but I also never worry about speed traps, and I always (no kidding) meet the hot foot driver at the next light.

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    oakie817  over 1 year ago

    why didn’t Sonia have it plugged in overnight?

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    colddonkey  over 1 year ago

    Depends on how far away gram lives and if there are any charging stations along the way.

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    NeedaChuckle Premium Member over 1 year ago

    It’s 20 minutes, of course.

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    Free or Not? Premium Member over 1 year ago

    If you use a $10,000 government subsidy to buy a $70,000 Electric vehicle and then use subsidized charging stations to transfer wealth from others to charge your car, how much have you ripped off from other taxpayers?

    When your EV battery dies and you have to shell out $20,000 to replace it in 5 years, how many people will you blame besides yourself?

    When the carbon footprint for using your EV is not reduced one cintilla, how many hours a day will you still virtue signal?

    When you can’t drive from one state to another without an over night stay in a hotel, and when your social credit score shuts down your ability to charge and you are stranded will you finally realize the whole thing was a scam? Likely not.

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    Ignatz Premium Member over 1 year ago

    How old is she to be getting problems like that?

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    MS72  over 1 year ago

    The answers are in the back of the textbook.

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    V45mikky  over 1 year ago

    30 Amps times 240 volts = 7.2 kilo watts. 85% of 40kwh = 34Kwh 7.2 into 34 = 4.72 hours

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    ctolson  over 1 year ago

    Kind of like if Mary gives Bob two apples, Susan 3 apples, and Pete gives Mary two oranges, how many pieces of fruit does Mary have left.

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    Teto85 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    The EVs come with charge indicators that can tell you that. And, if you have the phone app for your car, you phone can also. For this problem we also need to know how far to Grandma’s house.

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    dputhoff62  over 1 year ago

    That last panel is scary!

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    Camiyami Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Is this even a solvable problem??

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    That’s a “Peppermint Patty” problem.

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    timinwsac Premium Member over 1 year ago

    I’m sure there’s an app for that, no need to do the math.

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    Daltongang Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Here’s one for you Zoe, for extra credit…….

    “If a chicken and a half, lay an egg and a half in a day and a half, how long would it take a monkey with a wooden leg to kick all the seeds out of a dill pickle?” – Harry Anderson.

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    raybarb44  over 1 year ago

    Hopefully soon…..

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    misslaurastoyroom  over 1 year ago

    Why is Wren white?

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    jconnors3954  over 1 year ago

    Remember—it’s a comic— is it funny or prophetic or both?

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    LJZ Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Too late to ‘bump’ this comet, Wanda:

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    Will E. Makeit Premium Member over 1 year ago

    as long as it takes her to call mom and dad to come and get her in their gas powered SUV?

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    LNER4472 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    This is not a “math” problem; this is a high-school-level (at minimum) physics problem.

    (Inasmuch as about 80% of physics boils down to your ability to use math, however…..)

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    phlash  over 1 year ago

    Charger info is irrelevant. 85% of 40 is around 34… Average EV gets 100mi in 34.6kiloWatts so we just need to know the distance

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    Hamunaptrasecret2002  over 1 year ago

    What B.S

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    mako887  over 1 year ago

    I hated these stupid math problems.

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    John Jorgensen  over 1 year ago

    We need to know how far her grandma’s house is, and what the car’s range is when fully charged.

    Also, Wren’s looking awfully pale.

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    eladee AKA Wally  over 1 year ago

    The answer is Sonia is a GOOD PERSON because she has an EV. If Zoe answers this way she will get an “A”. That’s how all math problems are designed these days. Not for mathematics so much as philosophy.

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    Liam Astle Premium Member over 1 year ago

    That math problem is problematic against people who can’t afford electric vehicles.

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    Free Radical  over 1 year ago

    The idiot Florida governor was right, CRT IS in the kids math books! /s

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    JC10160  over 1 year ago

    immediately, by hopping in her boy friends 66 Mustang.

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    David Huie Green ForceIsAUsefulFiction  over 1 year ago

    Maximum time is charging from zero to 85% of 40 kilowatt hours.

    Energy input is 240 volts times 30 amps times time required to reach 85% of 40 kilowatt hours or 34 kilowatt hours.

    240 volts times 30 amps equals 7200 volt amps equals 7200 watts equals 7.2 kilowatts or 7.2 kilowatt hours per hour.

    34 kilowatt hours divided by 7.2 kilowatt hours per hour is 4 hours 43 minutes twenty seconds maximum. (Give or take)

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    davidnavar  over 1 year ago

    My calculator says “ERROR”

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    lance Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Is it single phase or 3 phase socket? And what’s the battery’s maximum kwh intake? And as other people noted, what’s the starting charge? Definitely need more data.

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    gregginid  over 1 year ago

    See if I got it right…

    40Kwh = 40,000 watts / hour.85% of 40,000 = 34,000 watts / hour, which leaves 6,000 watts (6Kwh) left to charge.240Volts x 30 amps = 7,200 watts (or 7.2Kwh) rate of charge.It will take .833 hours to charge, which is 49.998 minutes.OK, I am a nerd…

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    The Quiet One  over 1 year ago

    Forget that. You lost me at 240v 30amp source.

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    godloveskaylahyu  over 1 year ago

    Wrens face is all White

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    Stat_man99  over 1 year ago

    How far is Grandma’s house? That would be an important part of the equation.

    A better question (instead of how long it would take to go to Grandma’s house) would be how long until the battery explodes….

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    DevilDog2001 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    It was an asteroid, Wanda.

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    DaBump Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Yes. Yes, it is. Prepare to meet your Maker.

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    reedmamber13  over 1 year ago

    Where’s wrens color lol

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    ZidaneZ  over 1 year ago

    Wren’s looking a little pale, there…

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    ToneeRhianRose  over 1 year ago

    I always hated those types of math problems!

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    lesbian4life7997  over 1 year ago

    What happened to wren?

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    Arlyn  over 1 year ago

    What happened to wren?

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