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#1626 2012-03-01 07:13:37

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Re: What do you think?

hi bobbym

well when i think about it it does sound like a miracle.i think it can go into my miracle theory.you are now a coassistent for miracle theory along with bob.

but what you said is not a miracle if it is not well defined.for it to be a miracle it must have the basic properties of a miracle at each point which means that it almost never occurs.but random people come to random houses offering random services and randomly leave taking the money with them.although that was not the case with you,by the Great Miracle theorem your case is easily reducible to the one i mentioned above.


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#1627 2012-03-01 08:15:22

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Re: What do you think?

I do not prescribe to what science thinks is a miracle or not. Their efforts to reduce everything to some physics formula leaves me cold.


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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#1628 2012-03-08 08:39:16

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Re: What do you think?

New problem:

This appears on another site.
Happily, if you include the zeros, birthdays are 8 digits long -- so you have a 63% chance of finding your birthday in the first 100 million digits of pi.

A says) What nonsense. These computer guys give me hives. I mean they make me sick how they are always getting everything wrong. Computers should be barred from mathematics!

C says) As a programmer I agree.

D says) Here! Here! I compute a 91% chance.

E says) Those three give me a headache glad you are down here.

B says) I am too. What is your sign? Come here often?

Are experts are involved in other matters so it is up to you. Do you like the above statement?


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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#1629 2012-03-09 03:46:15

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Re: What do you think?

hi bobbym

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#1630 2012-03-09 07:18:38

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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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#1631 2012-03-09 07:53:41

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Re: What do you think?

hi bobbym

did you get that there?


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#1632 2012-03-09 07:54:35

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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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#1633 2012-03-09 08:00:07

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Re: What do you think?

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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#1634 2012-03-09 08:02:20

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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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#1635 2012-03-09 08:09:23

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Re: What do you think?

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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#1636 2012-03-09 08:11:16

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Re: What do you think?

In an earlier thread you asked how to tackle this problem. You asked for a hint, I gave you three or so. Did you follow 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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#1637 2012-03-09 08:17:59

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Re: What do you think?

hi bobbym

how is this GF-connected?


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#1638 2012-03-09 08:22:58

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Who said anything about a generating function?


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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#1639 2012-03-09 08:32:56

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Re: What do you think?

then what?


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#1640 2012-03-09 08:33:42

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Re: What do you think?

Did you read the post with the 3 suggestions?


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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#1641 2012-03-09 09:12:56

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oh that.yes but i do not know how to do any of them.


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#1642 2012-03-09 09:17:46

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Re: What do you think?

After tomorrow, we will start a thread and discuss them maybe?


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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#1643 2012-03-10 03:20:22

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Re: What do you think?

Hi Bobby,

The theory of that 'DOB in pi' problem goes over my head, but I thought I'd still have some fun with the concept anyway.

Puzzle: From the first 100000 decimal digits of pi find the only DOB ( mmddyyyy format ) of someone who could still be alive today whose YOB iterates to 1.

Iteration searches to be within that same pi digit range.

Iteration example: The starting position of 1839 is 9323, whose starting position is 14, whose starting position is 1.

EDIT: This puzzle is now in its own thread, here.

Last edited by phrontister (2012-03-11 13:15:32)


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#1644 2012-03-10 05:24:22

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Re: What do you think?

Hi phrontister;


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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#1645 2012-03-10 20:05:10

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Re: What do you think?

Hi Bobby

Last edited by phrontister (2012-03-10 20:23:44)


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#1646 2012-03-10 20:53:16

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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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#1647 2012-03-10 22:36:46

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Re: What do you think?

Hi Bobby,


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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#1648 2012-03-10 22:43:01

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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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#1649 2012-03-10 23:10:28

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Re: What do you think?

Hi Bobby,

Last edited by phrontister (2012-03-10 23:11:46)


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#1650 2012-03-10 23:14:33

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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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