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#76 2012-01-30 10:11:13

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

or vice versa.could you find it?


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#77 2012-01-30 10:16:59

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!


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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#78 2012-01-30 10:30:41

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

how's the answer to this one coming up?


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“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#79 2012-01-30 10:33:07

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

I have not even begun on it yet. All that talk of pig and cheese has made me hungry, now I must eat.


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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#80 2012-01-31 00:00:47

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!


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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#81 2012-01-31 21:08:09

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

hi bobbym

nice work!


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#82 2012-02-01 02:36:21

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

Hi anonimnystefy;

Any more?


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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#83 2012-02-01 09:03:28

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

i shall post one tomorrow.i'm too tired to go get the paper from my room.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#84 2012-02-01 10:17:00

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

Too tired? When I get to be your age I will certainly be jumping over trees with energy.


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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#85 2012-02-03 07:52:18

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

Hi anonimnystefy;

Are you okay? What about another problem or are we done?


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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#86 2012-02-03 08:49:13

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

hi bobbym

i wasn't able to post anything.

Q:"If you had a 'mole' of normal A4 papers,what height would they reach if they were stacked on onto the other?"


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#87 2012-02-03 08:57:12

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

A mole?


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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#88 2012-02-03 09:01:19

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

hi bobbym

Mole


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#89 2012-02-03 09:03:53

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

Hi;

I know that. How does it apply here?


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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#90 2012-02-03 09:06:13

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

well if you had 6*10^23 sheets of A4 standard paper then...


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#91 2012-02-03 09:07:07

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

You mean Avogadro's number of sheets of paper?


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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#92 2012-02-03 09:10:42

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

yes.sorry big_smile


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#93 2012-02-03 09:12:58

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

Okay, will work on it.


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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#94 2012-02-03 09:19:05

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

great!maybe,soon enough, you can post your own FQ.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#95 2012-02-03 09:21:11

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

Not likely.


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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#96 2012-02-03 09:29:42

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

why not?


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#97 2012-02-03 09:31:00

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

Well I thought you knew about me?


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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#98 2012-02-03 10:00:09

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

what about you?


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#99 2012-02-03 10:14:01

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

I do not like or do physics. I will work on your question though just give me time.


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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#100 2012-02-03 10:57:25

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

well it's not just physics!


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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