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

bobbym
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### Re: Limits!

How about playing with some numbers?

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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## #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.

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

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### Re: Limits!

Try good ole substitution.

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

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### Re: Limits!

substitution with what? Gamma(n+1)?

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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## #380 2012-02-17 01:30:12

bobbym
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### Re: Limits!

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

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

anonimnystefy
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### Re: Limits!

and that is???

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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## #382 2012-02-17 01:38:01

bobbym
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### Re: Limits!

Try plugging in some numbers!

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

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### Re: Limits!

it looks like it's going towards 1!

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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## #384 2012-02-17 01:52:49

bobbym
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### Re: Limits!

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.

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

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### Re: Limits!

why is it wrong?

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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## #386 2012-02-17 01:56:38

bobbym
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### Re: Limits!

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

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

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### Re: Limits!

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

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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## #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.

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

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### Re: Limits!

that's what i meant.

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

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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## #390 2012-02-17 02:07:35

bobbym
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### Re: Limits!

Not one I know of.

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

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### Re: Limits!

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.

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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## #392 2012-02-17 02:20:14

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### Re: Limits!

That oscillates but...

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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## #393 2012-02-17 02:22:04

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### Re: Limits!

but what?

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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## #394 2012-02-17 02:24:08

bobbym
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### Re: Limits!

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

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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## #395 2012-02-17 02:25:09

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### Re: Limits!

well there is,but it is always positive.

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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## #396 2012-02-17 02:26:10

bobbym
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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.

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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## #397 2012-02-17 02:29:41

anonimnystefy
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### Re: Limits!

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

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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## #398 2012-02-17 02:31:14

bobbym
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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.

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

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### Re: Limits!

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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## #400 2012-02-17 02:37:22

bobbym
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Registered: 2009-04-12
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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.

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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