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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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How do you know that it alternates?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Because he put that 2013 term there.

*Last edited by ShivamS (2014-05-24 06:15:08)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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David has 2014 dolls. He has to choose odd number of dolls from the collection. Find the last three digits of the number which represents the total number of ways in which he could do this.

The 2014 is constant. The choice is 1,3,5,...

**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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bobbym wrote:

how do I compute the last three digits of 2014C1+2013C3+2014C5+...+2014C2013 by hand?

Your second term is 2013C3, that can not be right.

Sorry, my second term is 2014C3

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Wasted last 5 minutes.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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And you need a hand method?

**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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I'm sorry

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

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bobbym wrote:

And you need a hand method?

I want a by-hand method because i am guaranteed that it exists.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I am getting 192 by a program.

*Last edited by ShivamS (2014-05-24 06:17:54)*

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i know that

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Well, I think it's time for me to go to sleep at 2 in the afternoon. I will try to solve it later.

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Thank You for your time.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Good night. I will work on it Agnishom.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have the answer for you.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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bobbym wrote:

Good night

Technically it is the afternoon.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, sorry. But what does it matter if you are tired.

Theorem:

https://www.proofwiki.org/wiki/Sum_of_O … efficients

So

It is known that

http://www.exploringbinary.com/patterns … rs-of-two/

and that

so 8 x 24 = 192

The last 3 digits are 192 and you are done.

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Wait, what has it got to do with 2^10?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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2^2003 * 2^10 = 2^2013

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That requires a lot of prerequisite knowledge.

I just talked to Alokananda. Yay!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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All proofs require a large amount of background knowledge. That is the price you pay for no computation!

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**Amrita****Member**- From: Westing's House
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Happy Birthday,Alokananda. Wish u a very happy and prosperous life ahead.

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Did you like the graphics?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Did she like them?

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I hope....

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