I’m not a math expert, but I’ve always wondered how to quantify why some people were so successful at dating and others not so much.
To start, there are 4 dimensions to how successful someone will be at dating:
From these 4 variables, I’ve derived — for entertainment purposes only —the Love Algorithm.
(Catch + Skill)*Expectations + Luck*2 = Dating Success Rating
Let’s break down how each variable specifically affects a person’s success in dating.
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There are 4 dimensions to how successful someone will be at dating:
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