# The math parable

By Murray Bourne, 26 Nov 2006

One day, Jesus said to his disciples: "The Kingdom of Heaven is like 3x squared plus 8x minus 9."

A man who had just joined the disciples looked very confused and asked Peter: "What, on Earth, does he mean by that?"

Peter replied: "Don't worry - it's just another one of his parabolas."

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### One Comment on “The math parable”

1. Judas says:

Thank God the solution is not imaginary... 😛

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