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#1726 2012-07-06 07:11:08

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;


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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1727 2012-07-06 07:16:49

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#1728 2012-07-06 07:23:27

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;


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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1729 2012-07-06 07:29:34

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#1730 2012-07-06 07:30:42

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;


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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1731 2012-07-06 07:32:37

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#1732 2012-07-06 07:36:51

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;


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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1733 2012-07-06 07:39:04

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#1734 2012-07-06 07:41:39

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Re: What do you think?

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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1735 2012-07-06 07:42:37

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#1736 2012-07-06 07:44:13

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;


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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1737 2012-07-06 07:45:03

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#1738 2012-07-06 07:49:56

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;


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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1739 2012-07-06 07:56:45

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#1740 2012-07-06 08:01:35

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;


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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1741 2012-07-06 08:05:04

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#1742 2012-07-06 08:08:50

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;


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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1743 2012-07-22 22:29:33

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Re: What do you think?

New Problem:

I predict 10^40 posts all with answers to this one.

On another forum the question of finding the smallest n for

came up. Can you find any n quickly and then the smallest one?

A says) No solutions!

B says) That is incorrect you can find a solution almost by inspection and then using some simple computational moves the smallest one. The answers are ...

C says) Stop gibbering B! A has spoken! Your solutions are obviously false.

B says) Even if they work?!

D says) Of course, math by reasoning and logical thought will always smash you computational boys.

E says) You prefer your theories to hard evidence?

A says) This ain't physics E. Math is an axiomatic system and I know them axioms better than you or B.

B says) Math started with the integers and counting them. Computation is more fundamental.

C says) Glad to know there is no solution, thanks A.

A says) Your welcome.

Can you prove B right?


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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1744 2012-07-23 00:16:02

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym

Either the problem isn't well posed, or it's a simple one.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#1745 2012-07-23 05:31:23

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;

The trivial answer is never allowed.


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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1746 2012-07-23 06:30:08

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But it is the smallest one for which it is true.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#1747 2012-07-23 06:31:59

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;

Yes, but it is the trivial solution ( 1 or 0 ) and is never allowed because it lends no understanding to where the other solutions are. Please try again.


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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1748 2012-07-23 06:33:46

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#1749 2012-07-23 06:46:35

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Re: What do you think?


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

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.

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#1750 2012-07-23 06:50:52

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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