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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.

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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#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

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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.

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

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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

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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.

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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#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

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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.

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

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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

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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.

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

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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

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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.

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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#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

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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.

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

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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

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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.

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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#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

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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.

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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#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.

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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#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

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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.

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

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Re: What do you think?

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

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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.

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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#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

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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.

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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#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

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