The detective frowned at the various papers and photographs scattered across his desk. He tugged violently at his tie and then hurled his coffee mug against the office wall.
“GODDAMNIT,” he screamed, “This just doesn’t add up!”
His assistant came over to his desk and peered at the detective’s notepad.
“Did you carry the one?” he asked. “Maybe you need to convert a fraction to a decimal. I’ll go get us a calculator. Do they sell them at the newsagent? I can’t remember.”