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## #9201 2013-03-16 09:04:22

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

What?! Are you joking? You mean, I am going to have this for the rest of my life?

Had I known I'd have these problems I would not have done so much running as a child. Feels like my joints have just been ground down with a pumice stone.

## #9202 2013-03-16 13:02:21

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 81,366

### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

It may stay with you in one form or another. We have to pay for every moment of joy with a year of pain.

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.

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zetafunc.
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Wonderful...

## #9204 2013-03-16 22:56:14

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 81,366

### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Just think of it like this. After your twenties, it is all downhill.

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.

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## #9205 2013-03-16 23:13:08

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Thankfully I am only 18; just over half-way past the good parts?

## #9206 2013-03-16 23:28:52

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 81,366

### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

You wish to see it go that fast? To age and grow old and possibly ill? To die?

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.

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## #9207 2013-03-16 23:35:45

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

No, I would like to stay young a little longer, with fewer responsibilities.

## #9208 2013-03-16 23:36:48

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 81,366

### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Hmmm, that you can only do in your mind. Consider that the next 10 - 12 years will be a blur.

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.

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## #9209 2013-03-16 23:48:29

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

It seems like a long time but I know it will not be...

## #9210 2013-03-16 23:53:02

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 81,366

### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

A blink of an eye best describes it.

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.

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## #9211 2013-03-16 23:58:53

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

This year is going by pretty quickly. Hard to believe we are in March already...

Nothing from adriana yet. I've been talking to Holly though.

## #9212 2013-03-17 00:05:07

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 81,366

### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

What does she say?

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.

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## #9213 2013-03-17 00:07:13

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

We've stopped now, it was just about maths, what unis she's applying to, etc. and a comment my chemistry teacher made that maths is just a bunch of assumptions.

## #9214 2013-03-17 00:13:22

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 81,366

### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Hmmmm, he is being a little on the vague side. The axioms can be viewed like that but math is also built up from theorems.

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.

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## #9215 2013-03-17 00:18:56

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

He was just looking for a way to rubbish maths again.

## #9216 2013-03-17 00:31:22

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 81,366

### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

I take it he is not a fan of mathematics.

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.

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## #9217 2013-03-17 00:34:13

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

No one is a fan of mathematics at my school.

## #9218 2013-03-17 00:39:12

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 81,366

### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Why is that?

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.

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## #9219 2013-03-17 00:39:58

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Boring teachers are probably one reason.

## #9220 2013-03-17 00:44:26

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 81,366

### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Do they teach it well enough or is it poorly taught over there?

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.

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## #9221 2013-03-17 00:58:54

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

My school is not that good, the teachers do not teach it well. They just copy an example from the textbook on to the board and then tell them to do the rest of the exercise.

Another reason I did every maths module possible last year was so I wouldn't have to stand being in a maths class the next year...

## #9222 2013-03-17 01:03:48

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 81,366

### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Over here they have done an excellent job in convincing everyone not to learn any. People from all over the world have a hard time adding two numbers.

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.

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## #9223 2013-03-17 01:09:27

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

It has come to the stage where you are expected to be bad at it. Some people are proud of it! Pathetic maths, won't ever do anything for anybody. Especially when there are more important things to worry about like politics, football and Katie Price. Maths is a non-factor, should be disbanded what a joke.

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## #9224 2013-03-17 01:15:11

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 81,366

### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

That is pretty much the policy over here, except they beat kids who are stupid enough to carry math books or any book for that matter.

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.

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## #9225 2013-03-17 01:20:50

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Hmm, they don't beat them over here, they seem to take no real notice...