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#1 2011-04-14 00:38:36

Registered: 2010-05-19
Posts: 39

Hi everyone

hi people!

Im nevin and im from new zealand!
im 17 and desperately trying to understand calculus in my high school at the moment

my teacher is quite retarded in that he only has a degree in psychology and
doesnt know much beyond differentiation

this is why you guys will be my best teachers!!!

thanks for helping me


#2 2011-04-14 06:08:13

From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Hi everyone

Hi nevinsmith;

Hmmmm, that is about what age I learned it too. Taught myself. We did not have forums or computers back then, or paper and pencil. Just a sandy beach ( which was clean back then but full of sharks ) to write on and some smooth stones to count with. You will be expected to do a lot better!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.


#3 2011-04-14 22:02:31

Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 23,064

Re: Hi everyone

Hi nevinsmith,

Welcome to the forum!

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.


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