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**debjit625****Member**- Registered: 2012-07-23
- Posts: 91

Is this step of this inequation is correct,I got it from a book and I guess its wrong or may be I am missing something

How come the sign changed? To me it doesnt make any sence.

Thanks

Debjit Roy

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 91,654

Hi debjit625;

Looks like a typo.

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
- Registered: 2011-05-23
- Posts: 15,797

It's wrong. The sign should've stayed the same...

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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