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19th Feb '17 4:38:10 AM MoonByte
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* ''Manga/AssassinationClassroom'' surprisingly subverts this. Whenever the students have to ''fight a monster'' during their exams, they solve it in the correct way, including the language exams in japanese and english. Considering that the exams get insanely difficult during the end, it almost borders on a GeniusBonus to even even ''know'' that all answers are correct.
8th Feb '17 5:37:44 AM SuperFeatherYoshi
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* A rather infamous example-turned-[[MemeticMutation meme]] comes from a particular scene in ''Anime/FutariWaPrettyCure''. The original scene is actually intentional, intended to give [[TheSmartGuy Honoka]] an opportunity to show off how smart she is by pointing out the error, but it fails to do anything but make the teacher look stupid.
8th Feb '17 5:08:07 AM SuperFeatherYoshi
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* ''VideoGame/HalfLife1'' has a number of blackboards adorned with Newton's equation for gravity. That's like Ernest Hemingway trying to come to grips with "Hop on Pop".

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* ''VideoGame/HalfLife1'' has a number of blackboards adorned with Newton's equation for gravity. In ''Black Mesa'', a top secret military research facility. That's like Ernest Hemingway trying to come to grips with "Hop on Pop".
8th Feb '17 5:00:58 AM SuperFeatherYoshi
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* Played with in a ''Manga/SgtFrog'' episode where the platoon disguise themselves are children at the Fuyuki siblings' school and Giroro is given a problem in the form of a chalkboard full of incomprehensible fomulae. He stares at it all days and only hours after class had conclude does he notices a little "x 0" in the corner which apparently applied to ''everything'', making the answer simply zero.

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* Played with in a ''Manga/SgtFrog'' episode where the platoon disguise themselves are as children at the Fuyuki siblings' school and Giroro is given a problem in the form of a chalkboard full of incomprehensible fomulae. He stares at it all days and only hours after class had conclude does he notices a little "x 0" in the corner which apparently applied to ''everything'', making the answer simply zero.
29th Jan '17 10:32:42 AM nombretomado
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* One scene in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' has some of this panned through before we see the characters in school. It makes effort to show more than just disjointed numbers, but, as an FanFic/AMVHell segment showed, it got several equations horribly wrong.

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* One scene in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' has some of this panned through before we see the characters in school. It makes effort to show more than just disjointed numbers, but, as an FanFic/AMVHell WebVideo/AMVHell segment showed, it got several equations horribly wrong.



* [[https://youtu.be/DVrAIDP_oZc?t=4m31s One segment]][[note]]It's at 43:28 in the ''AMV Hell 4''[[/note]] for FanFic/AMVHell focused on a slow crawl across a blackboard covered with math equations in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. Halfway through the piece, we hear the Kevin Spacey in ''SupermanReturns'' "WRONG!", and as the music is swapped out for Music/KingMissile's "Equivalencies", all the errors on the board are pointed out with red marker. Humorously, the segment also points out that although one solution does several things wrong, it ends up at the right answer anyway.

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* [[https://youtu.be/DVrAIDP_oZc?t=4m31s One segment]][[note]]It's at 43:28 in the ''AMV Hell 4''[[/note]] for FanFic/AMVHell WebVideo/AMVHell focused on a slow crawl across a blackboard covered with math equations in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. Halfway through the piece, we hear the Kevin Spacey in ''SupermanReturns'' "WRONG!", and as the music is swapped out for Music/KingMissile's "Equivalencies", all the errors on the board are pointed out with red marker. Humorously, the segment also points out that although one solution does several things wrong, it ends up at the right answer anyway.
21st Jan '17 10:46:29 AM LeedsKing
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Let's not forget about E=mc[--[[superscript:2]]--], the famous equation which has been degraded into nothing but a complex-looking decoration in everything from kids' cartoons to science shows. (E=mc[--[[superscript:2]]--] is actually UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein's formula for [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass-energy_equivalence mass-energy equivalence]]; far more people have heard of it than [[YouKeepUsingThatWord have any idea of what it actually means]]). Especially comical if it's pronounced [[FunetikAksent "eeyemseetwo"]] by people who don't realize the two represents a square.

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Let's not forget about E=mc[--[[superscript:2]]--], the famous equation which has been degraded into nothing but a complex-looking decoration in everything from kids' cartoons to science shows. (E=mc[--[[superscript:2]]--] is actually UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein's formula for [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass-energy_equivalence mass-energy equivalence]]; far more people have heard of it than [[YouKeepUsingThatWord have any idea of what it actually means]]). Especially comical if it's pronounced [[FunetikAksent "eeyemseetwo"]] by people who don't realize the two represents a square.
an exponent.
18th Jan '17 1:29:05 PM MADAGEk
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGgx4eRCthI#t=41m13s One segment]][[note]]It's at 43:28 in the ''AMV Hell 4''[[/note]] for FanFic/AMVHell focused on a slow crawl across a blackboard covered with math equations in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. Halfway through the piece, we hear the Kevin Spacey in ''SupermanReturns'' "WRONG!", and as the music is swapped out for Music/KingMissile's "Equivalencies", all the errors on the board are pointed out with red marker. Humorously, the segment also points out that although one solution does several things wrong, it ends up at the right answer anyway.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGgx4eRCthI#t=41m13s [[https://youtu.be/DVrAIDP_oZc?t=4m31s One segment]][[note]]It's at 43:28 in the ''AMV Hell 4''[[/note]] for FanFic/AMVHell focused on a slow crawl across a blackboard covered with math equations in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. Halfway through the piece, we hear the Kevin Spacey in ''SupermanReturns'' "WRONG!", and as the music is swapped out for Music/KingMissile's "Equivalencies", all the errors on the board are pointed out with red marker. Humorously, the segment also points out that although one solution does several things wrong, it ends up at the right answer anyway.
14th Jan '17 6:56:50 PM Prfnoff
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* ''{{Fillmore}}'' has an episode set around a maths test. When the teacher gives her class an assignment, it reads: [=2+x=5, x-y= 16, -2x-y=-14, 2x+4y=12, -2x+ 5y=5=]. She asks them to solve both x and y, and tells them to spend the rest of the lesson doing so. This amount of time would make sense, as it's actually impossible--the value of x and y changes in those equations from one example to the next.
** And what is worse, the moral of the story is that "the value of x remains constant". Arghh!

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* ''{{Fillmore}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Fillmore}}'' has an episode set around a maths test. When the teacher gives her class an assignment, it reads: [=2+x=5, x-y= 16, -2x-y=-14, 2x+4y=12, -2x+ 5y=5=]. She asks them to solve both x and y, and tells them to spend the rest of the lesson doing so. This amount of time would make sense, as it's actually impossible--the value of x and y changes in those equations from one example to the next.
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next. And what is worse, the moral of the story is that "the value of x remains constant". Arghh!



* ''WesternAnimation/MonkeyDust'' has a chalkboard full of geometry in a class teaching cottaging! (For non-UK readers, that's anonymous gay sex in public bathrooms). True to the title of this trope, the board also contains "run=dmc".

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* ''WesternAnimation/MonkeyDust'' has a chalkboard full of geometry in a class teaching cottaging! (For non-UK readers, that's anonymous gay sex in public bathrooms). True to the title of this trope, the board also contains "run=dmc".[[Music/RunDMC "run=dmc"]].
1st Jan '17 2:36:28 PM Game_Fan
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* In ''Film/GoodWillHunting'', the protagonist does some Super Epic Hardcore Math that had previously stumped even the professors. Turns out it was one of the more basic proofs from linear algebra.

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* In ''Film/GoodWillHunting'', the protagonist does some Super Epic Hardcore Math that had previously stumped even protagonist's brilliance is established when he solves in one day the professors. Turns out it was one problem of finding "all the more basic proofs from linear algebra.homeomorphic irreducible trees of degree 10" which took a team of professors two years. This is a real math problem but while it sounds incredibly daunting its really the kind of thing any graduate student in mathematics should be able to solve in an afternoon.
15th Nov '16 3:34:20 PM eroock
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* In ''Film/PacificRim'', the [[HerrDoktor German scientist Gottlieb]] is shown writing tough formulas on a huge blackboard.
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