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#1576 2012-02-26 04:37:16

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym

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#1577 2012-02-26 04:50:42

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#1578 2012-02-26 05:28:11

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym


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#1579 2012-02-26 05:40:50

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#1580 2012-02-26 05:46:25

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym

So, do you think I should write out all the values for some lesser number of coins necessary? E.g. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ...


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#1581 2012-02-26 05:48:18

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Re: What do you think?

Nope, that does not help. We choose a smaller one to test our assertions because the smaller problems have a unique property that the larger ones do not.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#1582 2012-02-26 05:54:09

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym

What properties? I noticed that for one there's not much testing. There's only one case. Is that what you meant?


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#1583 2012-02-26 06:01:28

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Re: What do you think?

what properties

The art of combinatorics can defined as counting without actually counting. Small problems have one property that larger ones do not, that is we can violate the above principle easily.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#1584 2012-02-26 06:10:14

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Hi bobbym

Oh that! I will work on it later. smile


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#1585 2012-02-26 06:15:48

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What one?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#1586 2012-02-26 06:23:16

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Re: What do you think?

I'm not sure what you're asking.


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#1587 2012-02-26 06:31:26

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I am asking what is the answer for 1 head before 1 tail.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#1588 2012-02-26 06:43:09

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Hi bobbym

It's the same as getting a had on the first try i.e. 2/5 if I remember correctly.


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#1589 2012-02-26 06:46:45

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And 2 heads before 2 tails?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#1590 2012-02-27 06:08:28

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#1591 2012-02-27 06:21:01

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Re: What do you think?

Hi gAr;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#1592 2012-02-27 06:24:29

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Could somebody explain?


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#1593 2012-02-27 06:25:40

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Hi anonimnystefy;

I will but I wished you would have done post #1590.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#1594 2012-02-27 06:27:41

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym

Then hide your answer and I will first try to do it by myself first.


“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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#1595 2012-02-27 06:28:00

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Re: What do you think?

Hi,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#1596 2012-02-27 06:31:06

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Re: What do you think?

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#1597 2012-02-27 12:25:10

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Re: What do you think?

Hi anonimnystefy;

Although the previous posted answer is very difficult to derive the question I gave you is well within your capabilities. So, do you have an answer yet?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#1598 2012-02-28 00:50:46

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym

I will think about out when I get home. :-)


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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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#1599 2012-02-28 02:00:18

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Re: What do you think?

Hi anonimnystefy;

Okay, take your time.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#1600 2012-02-28 02:04:26

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Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym

I have to go study a little, but when I finish I'll log on on the computer.It's easier to do math there smile


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