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#376 2012-02-17 01:23:01

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Re: Limits!

How about playing with some numbers?


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#377 2012-02-17 01:23:59

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Re: Limits!

well i know that Gamma(1/2) is sqrt(pi) but i don't know how that would help. dunno


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#378 2012-02-17 01:25:51

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Re: Limits!

Try good ole substitution.


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#379 2012-02-17 01:28:38

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Re: Limits!

substitution with what? Gamma(n+1)?


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#380 2012-02-17 01:30:12

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How about using one of the most advanced techniques ever discovered. Totally unknown to modern mathematicians.


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#381 2012-02-17 01:31:29

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Re: Limits!

and that is???


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#382 2012-02-17 01:38:01

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Re: Limits!

Try plugging in some numbers!


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#383 2012-02-17 01:50:38

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Re: Limits!

it looks like it's going towards 1! big_smile


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#384 2012-02-17 01:52:49

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Yes! A fantastic answer. Brilliant in every sense of the word. I love it. It is the same answer I got so long ago!

Unfortunately it is wrong.


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#385 2012-02-17 01:55:53

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why is it wrong?


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#386 2012-02-17 01:56:38

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I bet you plugged in nothing but even numbers. Try an odd number...


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#387 2012-02-17 01:59:33

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-1!!! so it's indeterminate???


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#388 2012-02-17 02:00:16

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Re: Limits!

The limit does not exist because we do not know what the parity of infinity is.


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#389 2012-02-17 02:01:14

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that's what i meant. big_smile

but is there a way to prove it other than just trying out numbers?


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#390 2012-02-17 02:07:35

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Not one I know of.


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#391 2012-02-17 02:13:38

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well i think that if we prove that Gamma(1/2-n) has different signs when the parity of n changes,the non-existence is just a consequence.


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#392 2012-02-17 02:20:14

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That oscillates but...


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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#393 2012-02-17 02:22:04

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Re: Limits!

but what?


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#394 2012-02-17 02:24:08

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Re: Limits!

I thought there was another term involving the Gamma function that you left out.


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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#395 2012-02-17 02:25:09

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Re: Limits!

well there is,but it is always positive.


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#396 2012-02-17 02:26:10

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Re: Limits!

You will need to prove that too.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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#397 2012-02-17 02:29:41

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Re: Limits!

yeah,you're right.but if we can prove that,than the limit won't exist.


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#398 2012-02-17 02:31:14

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Re: Limits!

There is one demonstration shown to me where the problem is reduced to

I do not remember how that was done.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#399 2012-02-17 02:33:38

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Re: Limits!

too bad. sad


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#400 2012-02-17 02:37:22

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Re: Limits!

I did not like his proof anyway.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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