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#1 2011-07-20 06:04:27

anandbrar
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Registered: 2011-07-20
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Hello from medical student

HI,
I am 19 male, studying for a medical degree in New Delhi, India.

I always had fun with mathematics problems, so i decided to join this forum.

Hope to have a good time in vacations..:D


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#2 2011-07-20 06:06:47

anandbrar
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Registered: 2011-07-20
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Re: Hello from medical student

By the way....has anyone heard of the riddle in which an egg-seller's eggs break and he tells how many eggs he had as follows...

"If counted in 2s, 1 remain
If counted in 3s, 2 remain..."

or would anyone like me to put the problem?


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#3 2011-07-20 06:17:56

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
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Re: Hello from medical student

hi anandbar

welcome to the forum.it is nice to meet new people esspecially those who like math.

as for the problem i think i solved once something similar so it would be nice of you to post the problem preferably in a new topic.


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#4 2011-07-20 09:02:00

bobbym
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Re: Hello from medical student

Hi anandbrar;

Welcome to the forum! That is a problem best solved by the Chinese remainder theorem.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#5 2011-07-20 09:40:32

MathsIsFun
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Re: Hello from medical student

Hi anandbrar! And welcome.


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#6 2011-07-20 23:46:58

ganesh
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Registered: 2005-06-28
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Re: Hello from medical student

Hi anandbrar,

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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#7 2011-07-21 06:21:49

anandbrar
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Registered: 2011-07-20
Posts: 70

Re: Hello from medical student

Thanks all! Posting the problem in a new topic..


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