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**anna_gg****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-10
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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!**

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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**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
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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.****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.**

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**anna_gg****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-10
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@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.****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.**

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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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