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## #1 2005-08-15 12:56:49

freesuccessbook
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Registered: 2005-08-15
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### Good Will Hunting needed! - Can anyone solve this problem

( (c+a)-7+x) / (8+18-20) / (8aw) - 1823 = (8e-n)x5+2220 / 25a+e78+c2

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## #2 2005-08-15 13:35:39

kylekatarn
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Registered: 2005-07-24
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### Re: Good Will Hunting needed! - Can anyone solve this problem

solve for what x? a? c? w? e? ??
did you toss that at random? I bet you did... : )
its a pretty strange eqn...

the most fun part is

...(8+18-20)...

that's quite advanced math... probably number theory mixed with complex adding and subtracting... : )
lol

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## #3 2005-08-15 18:12:19

MathsIsFun
Registered: 2005-01-21
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### Re: Good Will Hunting needed! - Can anyone solve this problem

Life would be pretty straight without twisties ...

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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## #4 2005-08-15 22:32:32

wcy
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Registered: 2005-08-04
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### Re: Good Will Hunting needed! - Can anyone solve this problem

is e a variable or is it the constant e?

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## #5 2005-08-25 07:13:10

ajp3
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### Re: Good Will Hunting needed! - Can anyone solve this problem

another thing.... does 'x' in the eq'n signify multiplication? or is it a variable? you have to understand what kylekatarn is trying to say in his post: it is virtually impossible to solve one eq'n in 5 unknowns! you have to tell us which is known, and which is unknown (like wcy said, we have to know whether or not that 'e' you've used is the natural exponential!); i.e., do we solve for a? or some other variable?
I'm getting to think this isn't a serious topic... just like kylekatarn said! especially since you didn't simplify the (8+18-20) part of it before you posted....

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