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## #1 2014-06-19 10:44:33

bobbym
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### Bitter Maxima

Maximize

subject to the constraints

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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## #2 2014-06-19 10:54:44

anonimnystefy
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### Re: Bitter Maxima

Hi bobbym

Is there supposed to be 3z in the numerator of the third term.

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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## #3 2014-06-19 10:55:43

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### Re: Bitter Maxima

Yep there is most definitely.

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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## #4 2014-06-19 10:57:04

anonimnystefy
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### Re: Bitter Maxima

Okay, I will try it.

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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## #5 2014-06-19 11:16:39

bobbym
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### Re: Bitter Maxima

Hi;

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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## #6 2014-06-20 02:55:51

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### Re: Bitter Maxima

Hi,

Last edited by gAr (2014-06-20 03:02:49)

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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## #7 2014-06-20 05:13:43

bobbym
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### Re: Bitter Maxima

Hi gAr;

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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## #8 2014-06-20 05:25:15

gAr
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### Re: Bitter Maxima

Hi,

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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## #9 2014-06-20 05:36:03

bobbym
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Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bitter Maxima

Hi;

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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