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#1 2014-11-20 09:16:47

MathsIsFun
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Estimate How Far Away

A fun and useful page: Estimate Distance

What do you all think?


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#2 2014-11-20 11:51:58

bobbym
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Re: Estimate How Far Away

Hi;

That is really clever, I did not know that.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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#3 2014-11-20 12:10:49

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Re: Estimate How Far Away

Very useful. Thanks,


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#4 2014-11-20 14:50:37

ganesh
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Re: Estimate How Far Away

Hi MathsIsFun,

Interesting information, indeed!


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