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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

I got it wrong too the first couple of times. It seems to be a hard one to program.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Me and three math and programming gurus are getting

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

That is a lot of firepower to bring to bear upon that poor little exploding frog.

**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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Great!

http://pastebin.com/667da5WB

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Thanks for the link and I am going to eat that frog now. See you later.

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**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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Bye - and might I add that gAr got that answer long ago but you said it was wrong.

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ShivamS wrote:

Bye - and might I add that gAr got that answer long ago but you said it was wrong.

I did too

'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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Agnishom was the first to get it right. gAr was the second and the first person to see the connection between the frog and Josephus. The third solution was given by ShivamS.

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So, will you please post the video of an exploding frog?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Hi,

I think I've got it now:

All it needed was to change a single "1" to a single "0". I used a simulation in an Excel spreadsheet and this oversight is just one of several things I wasn't alert enough to from the very beginning.

The spreadsheet solution only comprised many tens of thousands of cells, btw, and so the problem wasn't too difficult to spot.

*Last edited by phrontister (2014-03-24 21:49:26)*

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bobbym wrote:

Did the frog conjure up the rocket?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi phrontister;

Hi Agnishom;

Nope, the rocket is real. It is the frog that is no longer real.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

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You do not agree with Biologist 1?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course not. I think they make wonderful desktops.

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That has been already done.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It sure has but I may want to change mine a little later.

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I still like the delicious option better.

I hate biologist 3's idea though.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I do not like the idea that they are stealing our frogs!

Have to go offline, see you tomorrow. Have a good night.

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Uh oh. Is the princess expecting you?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nope, but the store is.

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Any Princess there?

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Or frogs maybe?

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