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#1 2010-02-23 16:24:22



Look Around You - Maths

What did you get for problem 2?

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

#2 2010-02-24 02:09:08



Re: Look Around You - Maths

Hi MathsisFun;

For the introductory problem:

I have heard of the controversy surrounding 45 000 000 000. I want you to know I do not favor the extremists who believe there is an integer larger than it.

I don't know about you but the problem before number 2, n^2 + 9 + 9 is amazing. That's a great toaster too,

I got a different answer to problem 3 but sorry that 8 pence answer totally beat me.

Excellent video!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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