1. Professionalism Test

    Read this out loud:

    This is this cat

    This is is cat

    This is how cat

    This is to cat

    This is keep cat

    This is an cat

    This is idiot cat

    This is busy cat

    This is for cat

    This is forty cat

    This is seconds cat

    Now go back and read the THIRD word only, in each line from the

    Took me 50 seconds!!
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  3. by   gwenith
    Try this one

    start with 1000 add 40 now add 1000 add 30 now add another 1000 add 20 and a final 1000 and add 10.

    If you got 5000 you are wrong
  4. by   ayemmeff
    Last edit by ayemmeff on Apr 3, '03
  5. by   Shamrock
    5100 - and that took LONGER than 50 secs.
  6. by   gwenith
    It is a good one to trick people with as the brain automatically add up teh smaller numbers not to 100 but to 1000 = try it in a group most people will say 5000 and since i was on teh thread earlier today about 2 nurses checking meds this is one of the best arguments for checking calculaations I know. It is not that we aer less than human in erring it is that we ARE human.
  7. by   RNonsense
    Originally posted by Shamrock
    5100 - and that took LONGER than 50 secs.
    Omg...I keep getting 4100...what's wrong with me...I'm lost...I'm confused...
  8. by   Shamrock
    hmmmmm, mathmatically challenged? Just kidding, you are just not capturing all the numbers.
  9. by   GAstudent
    still getting 4100 here too
  10. by   RNonsense
    ACK!!! Too early in the morning for this! I'm going to the bar...
    It is 4100.

    The trick is that your head adds up those numbers that add to 100, but makes it 1,000, because that's what you see repeatedly.

    Reason #298 to double check your dosage calculations with a calculator.
  12. by   Shamrock
    Hahaha, jokes on me, when calculator used is 4100!!!
  13. by   RNonsense
    fargin shamrock....
  14. by   Shamrock
    I know, I know, I'm a goof ball.

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