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

anonimnystefy
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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

or vice versa.could you find it?

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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

bobbym
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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

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

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

how's the answer to this one coming up?

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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

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

bobbym
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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

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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#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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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

bobbym
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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.
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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#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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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

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

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

anonimnystefy
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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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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

bobbym
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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

A mole?

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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#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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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

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

anonimnystefy
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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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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

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

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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

yes.sorry

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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

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

anonimnystefy
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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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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

bobbym
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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

Not likely.

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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#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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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

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

anonimnystefy
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Re: Fermi's questions!!!

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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

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

anonimnystefy
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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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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