Monday, February 14, 2011
I'm 93 Percent Stupid
"It's 65 pages!" Jacob shrieked with an excitement usually reserved for when he completes a Wii game. We decided, "Hey, it's a special night and he's reading, so what's the big deal if he stays up a little late." I mean, come on, do you really stop a kid who's hungry for a little literary action?
Within minutes, he was turning to chapter 5.
At 8:40, we decided it was time to take a break.
"Wait, but I'm on page 60, Mom... and there are 65 pages. I am 93 percent done!"
Jeff and I stared at each other, each trying to do the math in our heads. "Well, 5 goes into 60 twelve times," I said. Jeff shrugged, too exhausted to even try.
For giggles, I ran downstairs to my computer to check it out. 65 X .93 equals...