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## #1 2005-08-28 02:25:50

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### I'm cracking up

Ok I don't know whats happening but I could have sworn I saw this posted by ahgua last night. Having figured it out I returned to post the answer and I can't find the post for the life of me! Maybe ahgua deleted it, I don't know, but at any rate I redrew a picture of the problem so I could post the answers.

w = 70 x = 90 y = 110 z = 110

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

## #2 2005-08-28 03:39:57

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### Re: I'm cracking up

Well, mortals, where are my compliments? ;-)

Well maybe no one bothered to answer this because it was too easy. :-(

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

## #3 2005-08-28 06:02:07

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### Re: I'm cracking up

If I have the time I'll work on that...I'm very busy with "work" rigth now.

## #4 2005-08-28 08:47:24

mikau
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### Re: I'm cracking up

"work"?

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

## #5 2005-08-28 10:16:00

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### Re: I'm cracking up

Hey! Only I get to call people mortal around here.

Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

## #6 2005-08-28 10:21:09

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### Re: I'm cracking up

eeek! Sorry! (bows)

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

## #7 2005-08-28 11:42:45

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### Re: I'm cracking up

How do you solve it?

I am lousy in these kinds of things

Well, i get the same answer, but i was unable to prove that z=y

Please tell me how to prove

Last edited by ahgua (2005-08-28 12:06:29)

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## #8 2005-08-28 13:38:20

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### Re: I'm cracking up

Here you go:

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

## #9 2005-08-28 15:44:06

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### Re: I'm cracking up

Mikau, Ahgua.....I am sorry, yesterday, when I was
trying to copy the diagram, I saw two same posts
(maybe, I thought I saw) of the diagram, to simplify,
I tried to delete one, and the entire post and got deleted.
I shall be much much more careful in the future,
and thanks for posting it before I requested you!

Nice question, brilliant reasoning.

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

## #10 2005-08-29 01:17:25

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### Re: I'm cracking up

"Nice question,brilliant reasoning."

w00t! :-D

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

## #11 2005-08-29 01:50:19

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### Re: I'm cracking up

And excuse my spelling of icosceles, I'm a math freak not a spelling wizard.

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

## #12 2005-08-29 07:24:56

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### Re: I'm cracking up

It is a really good problem and solution.

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