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Equally valid

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Strip by: Averagemoe

{Korgar screams at a random cow student}
Korgar: Nameless pupil, Korgar hungers for a solution to x!! Face the board!!
{the cow student looks at the problem on the board}
Cow student: ... uh... I... umm...
Chalkboard: 2x2 - 21x + 40 = 0
Korgar: Korgar's hunger grows...!!
Cow student: F-four!! Nine!! S-seventeen!! Pi!! 2.5!!!
Korgar: Correct!!
{Peter cowers behind his desk, Seth is leaning on it}
Cow student: Aaahh!! Don't eat me!!
Seth: Unorthodox, but effective.

The author writes:

Note: That math problem has two correct answers. This is the other one.

Original Peter and Company strip: 2007-02-26