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#51 2012-06-26 04:28:31

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

That you would need an infinite number of mathematical methods to solve an infinite number of mathematical problems. This spells doom for general methods of solving combinatoric problems.


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#52 2012-06-26 04:31:21

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

Wait, here are infinitely many quadratic equations and the quadratic formula for the root of those works for each and every one.


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#53 2012-06-26 04:33:04

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

Combinatorics is wider than that. Generally there can be no single way to solve all Diophantine equations for instance.


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#54 2012-06-26 04:55:58

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

I was just giving a counter example.


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#55 2012-06-26 05:02:10

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

In my experience I have found some problems that I could not solve using gf's. But the actual answer whether they can not be solved by them I do not know.


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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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#56 2012-06-26 05:04:30

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

Can you give me one?


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#57 2012-06-26 05:12:51

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

Any one where I did not use one. Take the juantheron problem.

Have to do some chores see you in a bit.


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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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#58 2012-06-26 05:20:47

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

Ok, see you.


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“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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#59 2012-06-26 16:52:35

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

There is also the bowlers problem. It does require gf's but they are not sufficient.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#60 2012-06-27 00:11:28

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

Ok.


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#61 2012-06-27 01:47:48

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

Hi;

Or maybe the cootie problem...


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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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#62 2012-06-27 01:48:24

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

Cootie?


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The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#63 2012-06-27 01:50:01

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

Yes, a great problem that no one knows the answer to let alone how to do it.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#64 2012-06-27 01:52:05

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

What is the problem?


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The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#65 2012-06-27 01:53:59

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

I would have to look it up and anyway I might be posting an answer to it right here.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#66 2012-06-27 02:27:47

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

What?


“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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#67 2012-06-27 02:29:01

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Re: Combinations and Permutations

The cootie problem.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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