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Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsHi; 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. #27 20110309 15:48:55
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsHome for a late lunch, and couldn't think of anything better to do than to test the modified version of the game. "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #28 20110309 16:07:13
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsWell, I got to level 13. 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. #29 20110309 18:55:30
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsThat's a prime number, both forwards and backwards...so you've got more into the spirit of the game than I have. "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #30 20110309 19:04:30
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsYou really are worried about the time with a 39! 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. #31 20110309 19:13:22
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsHi Bobby, "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #32 20110309 19:15:25
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsHi phrontister; 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. #33 20110310 04:50:34
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsHi, #34 20110310 04:52:19
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsMIF can probably answer that best. 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. #35 20110310 07:56:10
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsSorry, i'm new here. Who is MIF? #36 20110310 10:38:07
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsOh sorry, that is MathsIsFun the administrator. 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. #37 20110311 21:31:11
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsWOOF!! Missed out by one! Grumble! Neeeeearly got that 50. Last edited by phrontister (20110312 15:49:21) "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #38 20110311 21:36:41
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsThat is a really nice score. Studymaths will be very happy! 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. #39 20110312 02:39:06
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsHi Bobby,
Now you have to get to Level 24.5 "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #40 20110312 08:51:14
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsFat chance! Slim and none and Slim left town. It is a real longshot. Snowball in hell. You know when hell freezes over. It ain't gonna happen. That'll be the day. Have I missed any longshot talk? 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. #41 20110312 14:50:18
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsHi Bobby, "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #42 20110312 14:56:41
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsHi phrontister; 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. #43 20110312 15:44:23
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsHi Bobby, Last edited by phrontister (20110312 15:46:55) "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #44 20110312 16:01:24
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsYes, too many inconsistencies. I remember a documentary with Hubert Dreyfus where he went on and on about why computers will never understand English. He seemed to think that was due to the fact that humans were superior. On the other hand I began to sense that the structure of English makes no sense. 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. #45 20110312 16:21:42
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsOther than the obvious, I thought that computers would never 'understand' English because most Englishspeaking people, not to mention computer programmers, don't either. "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #46 20110312 16:31:59
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsLots of people can hardly pronounce some of the words. Take the word diameter for instance. The language is a lot like the measuring system, totally off the wall. I have heard that a foot was the length of the kings forearm. Why not the length of his foot? 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. #47 20110312 20:28:51
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsYes, there's a wide variety of English pronunciation throughout the world. Last edited by phrontister (20110312 20:45:05) "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #48 20110312 20:51:34
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsNice page! I notice they pronounce Birmingham differently also. 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. #49 20110312 21:01:24
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsHere are three different pronunciations of "due", which are "dyu", "jew" and "do". We say "jew". "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #50 20110312 21:08:45
Re: A few maths games I have made to help my pupilsDifferences on "new." 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. 