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tangentsi need help with some tangent/circle problems I see you have graph paper. You must be plotting something #2 20130618 04:03:00
Re: tangentsHi For the first problem I am getting . For the third problem I am getting . For the fourth problem, I am getting . Last edited by anonimnystefy (20130618 04:14:00) The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #4 20130618 04:16:36
Re: tangentsHi Bob Last edited by anonimnystefy (20130618 04:16:58) The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #5 20130618 04:18:53
Re: tangentsHi You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #6 20130618 04:24:23
Re: tangentsDo you agree with Q3? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #7 20130618 04:25:17
Re: tangentshi cooljackiec You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #9 20130618 04:55:41
Re: tangentsHi cooljackiec;
r = 51 and r = 15 we reject r = 15 so the answer is r = 51. 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. #10 20130618 07:51:14
Re: tangentsAh, I think I have it. 27 and 6 are the distances of on of the points on the circumference of the table. Figured it out from bobbym's equation. Good job on figuring it out, bobbym! The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #11 20130618 08:03:59
Re: tangentsit was correct. I see you have graph paper. You must be plotting something #13 20130618 18:14:33
Re: tangentsHi Bob; 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. #14 20130618 19:17:01
Re: tangentsHow old is this guy? This corresponds to VN grade 9. The teacher forces my grade 6 son to read the grade 9 textbook. Now he can do it. It looks obvious. #15 20130618 19:39:21
Re: tangents
It can only be considered obvious if one is willing to accept my interpretaion of it as in post #13.
between "from" and "on" there is an important phrase missing. This is the confusion! 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. #16 20130618 19:41:40
Re: tangentsHi bobbym The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #17 20130618 19:49:28
Re: tangentsI agree with his answer too. But the only reason that question did not fall in post #7 was because of the omitted words. 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. #18 20130618 19:56:41
Re: tangentsYes, the wording was the cause of the problem. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #19 20130618 20:00:59
Re: tangentsIf everybody who posts questions would only learn the simple thing of being accurate they would come away with more than if they learned 100 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. 