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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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"...several thousand hours spread over three years": http://www.nytimes.com/1988/12/20/scien … ck-it.html

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Thanks for the link.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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You are welcome.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**ProvedAPointRIAI****Banned**- Registered: 2009-06-23
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Please pass this on to bobbym...

bobbym's Quote:

The artificial intelligence community rates a computers intelligence at between a paramecium and a cricket. Hardly a genius, but they do have nice personalities.

Quote: He/She Who Laugh's Last...Laugh's Last!

Bye bye!!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ProvedAPointRIAI or MathGenius1 or MG1 or ARB...

What did you learn how to do now? You have to stick to the topic of the thread. Oh, and by the way, if you are going to pass me something make it money.

*Last edited by bobbym (2009-06-24 21:43:23)*

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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