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#1 2011-07-17 05:57:50

Registered: 2011-07-17
Posts: 1

Hello From Seattle

I thought I'd say 'Hi'

I'm 28, a business major (finance minor) and on my last math credit. I took a pre calc class about 5 years ago. I'm in Trig now and really struggling. Did ok in two different stats classes about a year ago, but Trig is beating me up. generally speaking, I actually really enjoy math, but this one is a bit overwhelming.

Looking forward to learning more though, hopefully somewhere I'll be able to make some meaningful contributions and give back to the community as well big_smile



#2 2011-07-17 06:14:09

Registered: 2011-01-09
Posts: 3,479

Re: Hello From Seattle

Hi DuckDogTitus,

Welcome to the forum!

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."


#3 2011-07-17 06:34:21

Registered: 2011-07-16
Posts: 10

Re: Hello From Seattle

Hi Duck

Welcome abroad

I just joined too, and find it as a cool, informative site.


#4 2011-07-17 09:00:59

From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 104,715

Re: Hello From Seattle

Hi DuckDogTitus;

Welcome to the forum!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.


#5 2011-07-17 15:29:18

Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 21,054

Re: Hello From Seattle

Hi DuckDogTitus and fractions-helper,

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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