Skip to comments.Chinese Dog is 'Maths Genius,' According to Owner
Posted on 12/08/2012 2:09:16 PM PST by nickcarraway
Potato the dog from Jiangsu province in China has been taught to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
Proud dog owner Lu Zesheng says he has been able to train his two-year-old canine companion Potato to do arithmetic. Lu poses the questions, and Potato barks the answers.
For example, when asked: "How much is 3.44 plus 3.56?" Potato barks seven times which, according to Lu, means he knows the answer is seven.
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Mine knows when it’s dinnertime.
“Hey Sweet Potato, what’s Pi?”
My dog knows how to tell the time.
The dog is lucky. The Chinese don’t eat potatoes
Well, you certainly wouldn’t eat a dog like that all at once. [/old joke reference]
I was thinking of the prized pig joke, too.
Which, in itself, was quite impressive. In that case, they said the trainer was unaware of the signals he was giving. It could be the same with this man.
I heard the dog licks himself first if its a negative number
Whenever I see a particular scene from one of my favorite movies, I think of “clever Hans.”
It’s a scene where a doting father is standing over his young son, a musical prodigy, playing the harpsichord for assorted guests.
You can probably guess the movie and the characters.
>>>Lets see how the dog answers How much is 3.44 plus 3.55?>>>
The dog can’t because Lu Zesheng won’t be able to know the answer and hold up his fingers to show the dog how many times to bark.
To give a complex answer, he gives one value while pointing north, and another value pointing east.
Recruit that dog! He’s smarter than our generals!
I blame Bush. : (
I’ve heard people say that the Chinese are smarter.
I guess that dog proves those people right.
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