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You are not logged in. #201 20120323 08:22:32
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaNot if she rejects you. After 3 rejections I think you should give up. I mean this came straight from a gal who rejected me. 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. #202 20120323 08:23:45
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaI see, I'm sorry to hear that. I think due to the amount of time I have left I probably won't have the chance to have more than 3 tries at it, anyway... sometimes I wonder if all this is worth it at all. #203 20120323 08:28:00
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaIt isn't but it is something we all have to do. 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. #204 20120323 08:41:17
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaHmm. I don't know why this is bothering me so much. #205 20120323 08:42:19
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaHer intimidated? Hah! Women have the biggest egos in the world. 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. #206 20120323 08:52:42
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaWell, to give an example, the other day we were doing mechanics problems in class and we had to find the centre of mass of this weird shape, a bowl with holes in it and cones were sticking out, or something. He had the answer written down on a piece of paper. She asked if her answer was correct, and the teacher said that he's not sure and that maybe the answer on his piece of paper was wrong, but I said "but it is _____" and she didn't argue or anything. I don't want to come across arrogant at all, nowadays whenever she says something I don't try to make her look stupid because I know how it feels and she probably doesn't like it. Unfortunately my maths class is quite cliquey so it's difficult to just sit next to her as it's kind of an 'unspoken seating plan' that I sit where I currently do. But she is very good at pure maths... when we had to change rooms, I sat in front of her and I could hear her whispering to her friend, and when the teacher would say something she'd whisper the answer to herself. I think because everyone is a year older than me in my class, people just think 'oh he knows everything'. Even my teacher is like this and it annoys me. For example, we haven't been taught how to do escape velocities and hard problems involving Newton's law of gravitation. I didn't know the formula so I arrived at the answer by solving an ODE (which I thought was how you were supposed to do it) and my teacher was just laughing and I could tell was just agreeing with everything I said, not even looking at my work. #207 20120323 08:55:54
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaBrainy is good and yes she is somewhat intimidated. That is good also. Forget the teacher. 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. #208 20120323 08:59:55
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaWhy is her being intimidated a good thing? Won't that make me more repulsive to her? #209 20120323 09:01:07
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaRepulsive? What the heck do the gals know about repulsive? Have you seen the guys they think a cute? Now that is repulsive! 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. #210 20120323 09:02:17
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaBut I don't see how me making her scared of me is going to make her want to be with me... #211 20120323 09:05:01
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaIntimidated is not the same as terrified. She was saying the answers when behind you so you would hear. 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. #212 20120323 09:08:29
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaHmm... I didn't think of that. That's possible... but she might just do that even if I wasn't there. Is she trying to intimidate me, then? Because I didn't find that intimidating, I found it cute. Eh, I don't understand what's going on here... #213 20120323 09:10:33
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaIntimidate you? No, I do not think so. Yes, they are cute, that is why they are so deadly. 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. #214 20120323 09:15:52
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaSo why would she be saying the answer behind me? #215 20120323 09:18:58
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaSo you will hear, she wants to impress 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. #216 20120323 09:24:11
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaBut that seems kind of contradictory, surely? Why reject someone and try to impress them at the same time? #217 20120323 09:27:38
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaA good question. If you get close to her maybe ahe will answer it truthfully. But do not count on 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. #218 20120323 09:34:44
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaAbout 8 weeks or so remain before exam time. That's how much time I have left, and it's being sapped away quickly. It'll feel like a loss if this all amounts to nothing in the end. #219 20120323 09:37:41
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaDo not get too excited, they can be elusive. 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. #220 20120323 09:39:21
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaHmm... this is worrying. Come to think of it, nothing much happened today and yet I feel like I want F as much as I did before. I almost feel back in the same position, with no progress. #221 20120323 09:42:08
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaYou might have made some progress. Of course if you do not ask soon it will be too late. 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. #222 20120323 09:45:52
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaAck, I don't know what to do. We will see what happens tomorrow, there is a slight chance I might see her. #223 20120323 09:51:35
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaGood luck! 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. #224 20120323 10:04:20
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaThanks... Will be seeing C in chemistry for 2 hours tomorrow, wonder if that's worth a pursuit. #225 20120323 10:06:09
Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 FormulaRemember Trudi, Inga and Helga! 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. 