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**okouhlani****Member**- From: London, UK
- Registered: 2014-09-19
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I stumbled upon Math is Fun a few hours ago and found it fascinating (like a lot of people in this forum I presume).

My age being 24 years old and my college education business, math never appealed specially to me in the past. But for some inexplicable reason I am very keen to catch up. I resolve to build from the ground up as much mathematical understanding as I can by mastering every concept.

It is my hope to meet and learn from a lot of you in this forum and ideally exchange some interesting thoughts in the future.

Best wishes,

O. Kouhlani

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi okouhlani,

**Welcome to the forum!**

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
- Registered: 2011-05-23
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Hi okouhlani

Welcome to the forum!

What is your favourite colour?

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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Welcome to the forum!

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Welcome to the forum.

**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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**okouhlani****Member**- From: London, UK
- Registered: 2014-09-19
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Thank you!

anonimnystefy - I don't think I have a special favorite, I could pick rainbow to enclose them all, just as blue could encompass all sorts different shades/colors. Do you like any in particular - what's your favorite?

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Do you like carrots?

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

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I think do you like carrot juice is the correct phrase.

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi okouhlani

Well, pure blue would be 0x0000FF. My favourite would be 0x000000.

Hi bobbym

There is difference between carrots and carrot juice.

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Ever heard of Fiedler?

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Nope.

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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He was a scientist who liked to ask people whether or not they like carrot juice. He was also an Otark.

**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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What was his area of work?

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

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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He was a physicist that specialized in Relativity.

**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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