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Harvard Entarnce Exam 1869http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/p … rdexam.pdf "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #2 20110412 15:57:35
Re: Harvard Entarnce Exam 1869Hi MIF; 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. #3 20110412 16:30:50
Re: Harvard Entarnce Exam 1869You are quite welcome, kind sir. "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #4 20120727 19:19:06
Re: Harvard Entarnce Exam 1869Thanks Debjit Roy ___________________________________________________ The essence of mathematics lies in its freedom  Georg Cantor #5 20120727 19:34:19
Re: Harvard Entarnce Exam 1869Poor people. They had to know Latin and Greek and math. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment 