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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I do not remember exactly but I had two favorite problems when I was about 6. Figuring the area under a curve and fitting data with polynomials.

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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When you were 6 yrs old, you did these kind of problems. Well, don't joke. There is also a limit for telling lies, bumpkin.

Practice makes a man perfect.

There is no substitute to hard work

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I could calculate very rapidly in my head and loved to do so. I had little understanding of calculus or numerical analysis but those two problems fascinated me. I discovered on my own how to stuff rectangles under curves and in a primitive way I was doing calculus. The curve fitting problem stumped me until much much later...

**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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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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Well, bobbym if you are so intelligent then I think you could have easily done those difficult problems which I had submitted before here.

Practice makes a man perfect.

There is no substitute to hard work

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I did some and could not do some others, that is about the limit of my intelligence.

**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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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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Anyways, see post #97 2nd part. Can you do the 20 log problems??

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There is no substitute to hard work

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I do not know, I do not see them.

**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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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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bobbym wrote:

I do not know, I do not see them.

You can not, since I haven't posted them only. I can do if you ask me to.

There is no substitute to hard work

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Post them if you can.

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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Ok I'll later, when I will get some time.

There is no substitute to hard work

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Are you a member of brilliant yet?

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Hmm, where does gAr teach?

Is it possible that I have met him already?

'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****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I do not know where he teaches. It is possible but unlikely.

**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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Is he amri from IMSc by any chance?

'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
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I do not know but he is about 28 - 29 and his name is Gopinath.

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Oh right, Gopinath. I could look that up.

'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
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He is a rather clever fellow.

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Is this him?

https://www.linkedin.com/in/gopinath-a-r-470727101/

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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That might very well be him.

**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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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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iamaditya wrote:

Ok I'll later, when I will get some time.

Hi everyone,

I took time to finally post the 20 log problems. Here are they in the next post:

There is no substitute to hard work

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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There is no substitute to hard work

All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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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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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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Excellent Bobbym. The answers of 11,12,17 i)&ii) and 18 i) are correct. C'mon try to solve the rest of them.

*Note:-I must tell you all that these answers are open for all to solve. I do not want only bobbym to solve it, other users are also welcome to post their answers here.*

*Last edited by iamaditya (2017-05-02 20:25:26)*

There is no substitute to hard work

All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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

I will try some more but I am preparing to move and this is occupying lots of my time. I will be a bit slower than usual.

**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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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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Hi bobbym,

Came back after so many days due to my internet connection problem. Hope everything was going well here.

bobbym wrote:

Hi;

I will try some more but I am preparing to move and this is occupying lots of my time. I will be a bit slower than usual.

Hmm, your 15 and 16 i) answers are wrong. The 16 ii) answer is correct.

Where are you moving, bobbym? Not from Florida to New York I hope? Anyways take your time, get the work right done and come back soon.

There is no substitute to hard work

All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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