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## #2001 2014-02-01 01:49:23

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Hi,

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #2002 2014-02-01 01:51:35

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Hi;

Okay, then you are ready for the bonus question?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #2003 2014-02-01 01:54:35

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Yeah, sure!

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #2004 2014-02-01 01:58:47

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In the type of problem we are discussing the three largest cards can come in several varieties.

1) All the same 8,8,8.

2) All different 10,7, 5.

3) 2 the same such as 9,9,7.

4) 2 the same such as 8,6,6.

Can you derive general formulas for all 4 types?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #2005 2014-02-01 02:26:37

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Hi,

Last edited by gAr (2014-02-01 02:26:58)

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #2006 2014-02-01 02:41:06

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Hi gAr;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #2007 2014-02-01 03:02:23

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Hi,

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #2008 2014-02-01 03:46:27

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Hi gAr;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #2009 2014-02-01 03:55:35

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Hi,

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #2010 2014-02-01 04:09:13

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Hi;

Have not got to that yet. I am busy correcting the poster on the other forums answer. I have just sent him a message that his method overcounts the number of solutions while yours does not. I have not shown him yours though.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #2011 2014-02-01 04:15:51

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Okay, show both if not convinced.
Is that person a newcomer?

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #2012 2014-02-01 04:19:10

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Hi gAr;

Nope, he is a very strong mathematician. Are you surprised?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #2013 2014-02-01 04:24:00

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Yes, I am!
But not much of a computational type I guess?

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #2014 2014-02-01 04:26:53

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There are few of those around.

Yes, I am!

You should not be, there are few as good as you.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #2015 2014-02-01 04:33:07

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I see.

I'll try to get better!

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #2016 2014-02-01 04:34:50

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Nope, we have to get better!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #2017 2014-02-01 04:39:55

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Yes, we'll get better!

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #2018 2014-02-01 04:43:23

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I probably did not phrase it right. When you said you were surprised, I meant to say you should not be surprised. Even though he is a good mathematician he is not in your class.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #2019 2014-02-01 05:05:20

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No, I had understood what you said there. I was implying that there is still much to know!

As Piet Hein says "Err and err and err again, but less and less and less."

Taking a break, see you later..

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #2020 2014-02-01 05:13:26

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I know that quote, it is a good one. See you later and thanks for coming in.

Hi gAr;

I tried your second formula for (9,8,3)

but could not get it to work. I filled in n3 = 9, n2 = 8 and n1 = 3 with h = 16 ( the number of tens ). Where did I go wrong?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #2021 2014-02-01 15:27:43

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Hi,

Yes, the notations are not clear there.
Try these modified ones.

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #2022 2014-02-01 20:32:41

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Hi gAr;

Looking at them now.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #2023 2014-02-01 20:41:58

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Okay.

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #2024 2014-02-01 20:52:50

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Hi gAr;

I am using 3) for (9,9,7), how would you assign the variables?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #2025 2014-02-01 21:03:50

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Hi,

I am checking again, 3) went wrong I think, like the mistake yesterday.

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."