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**anna_gg****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-10
- Posts: 113

In an effort to revive my grey matter and hoping to somehow delay the signs of ageing (and the Alzheimers' disease who is definitely on the way!!!), I have recently joined your team!

I am amazed by the devotion all of you demonstrate! I posted my first 2 questions yesterday, and I already have some of you working on them!

I am 48, hold a polytechnic degree in Naval Engineering and work in IT for many years. Btw, I am Greek

Thanks for accepting me in your nice group!

Anna

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi anna_gg,

Nice introduction!

**Welcome to the forum!**

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Welcome Anna. Definitely a good idea to keep your brain challenged. I have known people in their 90s to be more alert than people in their 20s because they stay interested.

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

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 91,517

Hi anna_gg;

Yes, I already guessed your engineering background or something like it. I will have to disagree with you having any sharpness problems.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**anna_gg****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-10
- Posts: 113

@MathIsFun: Thanks for your comforting and inspiring words! Fortunately, I am not in my 90s yet!!

@bobbym: But I have to keep my mind from getting lazy!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Fortunately, I am not in my 90s yet!!

I have heard that life only gets interesting when you hit 95.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**DavidB****Member**- Registered: 2006-09-08
- Posts: 13

Hi, Anna.

Welcome to the Math is Fun forums. Good to have you here. There is a lot of math-related information here and many knowledgeable members. I am sure you will find these forums an excellent resource for any math-related question.

See you around the forums.

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