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Pi Day

In LEVEL. More on Medium.

Just Rankin’ Sh!t

Or at least the ones we remember from precalculus

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Carmelo Anthony has recently found personal significance in this symbolic representation of eternity. However, it’s a farce. Nothing lasts forever, folks. (It’s just a sideways 8, anyway.)

7–6. Greater than (<) and less than (>) (tie)

There’s a rule to help distinguish these two oft-confused symbols — something about the crocodile eating the bigger number — but judging from the internet no one can remember what that rule is. Props to 21 Savage, an intellectual, for having the gall to actually use one of these in an album title, and getting it right… we think.

5. Percent (%)

Reciprocal, improper, mixed, doesn’t matter: We hate fractions. And while the percent sign looks…

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