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#26 2012-03-02 01:27:46

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Re: Bafflers?

I forgot the problem and the solution, solved it again in a different way and now cannot remember that!


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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#27 2012-03-02 01:30:32

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Re: Bafflers?

That's bad!
I'll take a note of the solution, very good recurrence.


"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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#28 2012-03-02 01:32:44

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Re: Bafflers?

Yes, write everything down, now! Do not wait for later is a good rule.


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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#29 2012-03-02 01:40:14

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Re: Bafflers?

It's done!


"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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#30 2012-03-02 01:53:10

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

Thanks for looking at the problem. I am writing down the solution also.


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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#31 2012-03-02 01:57:35

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Re: Bafflers?

I enjoyed it.


"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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#32 2012-03-02 02:10:25

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

I am going to get a little rest, see you later.


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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#33 2012-03-03 09:43:07

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi bobbym

Can you help with getting the solution. Even these are hard for me.


“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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#34 2012-03-03 10:05:23

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi anonimnystefy;


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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#35 2012-03-03 10:52:08

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi bobbym


“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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#36 2012-03-03 10:55:38

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Re: Bafflers?

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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#37 2012-03-03 10:58:29

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi bobbym

I don't understand how you got that.

EDIT: nevermind, I got it

Last edited by anonimnystefy (2012-03-03 11:00:36)


“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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#38 2012-03-03 11:03:01

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Re: Bafflers?


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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#39 2012-03-03 11:07:33

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Re: Bafflers?

Read #38 again.


“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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#40 2012-03-03 11:11:07

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Re: Bafflers?

Oh, I did not see that you edited your post.


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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#41 2012-03-03 11:15:39

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi bobbym

Yes I do.


“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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#42 2012-03-03 11:21:00

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Re: Bafflers?


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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#43 2012-03-03 11:35:30

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi bobbym


“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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#44 2012-03-03 11:42:43

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Re: Bafflers?


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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#45 2012-03-03 11:45:51

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Re: Bafflers?

On my desktop our laptop I would've took time to write all that.I just cannot force myself to LaTeX on my phone.


“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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#46 2012-03-03 11:47:53

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Re: Bafflers?

Why the heck are you using one of those dinky screened, micro keyboarded, wimpy phones instead of a desktop?


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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#47 2012-03-03 11:54:42

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Re: Bafflers?

Because it's late.

Back to the problem.I just done the recursion, stick in 10 and I'm done?


“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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#48 2012-03-03 11:56:40

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

That is one way. There are others.


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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#49 2012-03-03 12:04:57

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Re: Bafflers?

The other would be to find all the elements up to the tenth one from the formula.But the other one is the fun way.


“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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#50 2012-03-03 12:05:57

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Re: Bafflers?

Fun? Maybe... What if there were 10^12 iterations?


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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