My first question on Puzzling.SE, I don't think it should be too hard.

Take a bowl and add one.
Now add seven.
At last mix it all together and bake it at 270 degrees.

What will you get?

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    $\begingroup$ A pan with 8 sticks of melted butter? $\endgroup$ Aug 10, 2015 at 12:52
  • $\begingroup$ I am not a native English Speaker and i Accidently used the wrong Word $\endgroup$
    – Cryol
    Aug 10, 2015 at 13:09
  • $\begingroup$ I have edited the question a little to make it easier to read. If my edit has changed the intent of the question, feel free to rollback the edits. $\endgroup$
    – CodeNewbie
    Aug 10, 2015 at 13:15

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I think the answer is


Because the riddle bakes down to

0 (bowl) + 1 + 7 = 8 which, when rotated 270 degrees, looks like $\infty$

  • $\begingroup$ Correct :) It is an easy riddle but i like it $\endgroup$
    – Cryol
    Aug 10, 2015 at 13:43
  • $\begingroup$ Why do you consider the bowl to be 0? $\endgroup$
    – Jashaszun
    Aug 10, 2015 at 16:47
  • $\begingroup$ @Jashaszun - I just looked at this puzzle and immediately knew that the bowl was zero. It is the circular shape of the bowl together with 'add one' that made me think of zero plus one. $\endgroup$ Aug 10, 2015 at 22:05
  • $\begingroup$ @chaslyfromUK That was exactly my thought process, too. $\endgroup$ Aug 10, 2015 at 22:19

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