## Saturday, November 10, 2012

### Formula for Winning the Trifecta Writing Challenge

Below is my 33 word submission to the Trifextra Writing Challenge!

This weekend we were to use exactly 33 words to describe a formula! What do you think?

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The Ability of the Writer (AW) multiplied by Time/Carefulness (TC), less the AW x TC of the other contestants, all times the unknown "x" (judges' opinions) equals the probability of winning Trifecta!

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1. That sounds right. You get an "A"

1. Yay! First comment out of the blocks too :)

2. Add in the variable of child interference to compute writer's actual effectiveness in my house.

1. Amen. There are 4 here, so I would multiply it by 4k.

3. Wow, now we have the secret formula, winning is going to be even harder.

1. LOL! But, I shared with the class ;)

4. I will bookmark this so that next time I participate, I know the exact formula :)
Great writing.

1. Thanks Ruby! And, thanks for bookmarking - I wanted to share my secret with the world :)

5. So THAT is the secret...

1. LOL! Thanks for coming by ;)

6. I'm like the other ones who posted about not getting along with algebra and higher math - so this was over my head but sounded very algebraic... Impressive.

1. Hey Blue - Thanks! But, remember... a lot of complete crap - like my equation - comes wrapped in fancy statistical packages!

7. Very tight and economical use of your 33 words. Also, your formula is very true, I think we can all agree. Very well done.

1. Wow, Tom, thanks for the very nice comment!

8. *writes down formula onto forearm for use with future prompts* ;)

1. As long as you don't shower between now and next week, I guarantee a big win!

9. Oh no.. Not letters in math.. haha.. great post!

10. Excellent, Libby! I love the creativity in this one! :)

11. Aw..thanks, Sandra! I appreciate that!

12. Creative formula!

I'd write it down for future use, but I'm afraid knowing the formula won't lead to success anyway. I guess I'll just write and cross my fingers :)

1. Thanks, Janna! LOL - the formula won't help as it is just common sense that all of us already knew :)

13. HAHAHAHAHA! Oh no!! Our secret equation is out!!! This is awesome.

1. Thanks Trifecta! Sorry for spilling the beans on the secret; I am Trifeci-Leaks now!

14. I love this. Well, what I understand of it. Math was never my strongest subject. I'd say your chances this time around are pretty high. :)

1. LOL - this is more BS than math :) I hope you are right about my chances of winning. We shall see pretty soon!

15. Libby, this is brill! I love the chalkboard, but your expression of the actual equation is priceless! Hope you win. Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting, too. Peace, Amy