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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi guys

There are a lot of you here that are experts at math and what I wanted to know is what would you recommend to me to do next based on what you know I know.

That could really help ao that I don't just skip from topic to topic.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi anonimnystefy;

What?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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What what? I am asking for an orientation to what should I do next.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Well, what are you interested in?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Almost anything.

Number theory,classic geometry,analytic geometry,topology,graph theory,calculus,statistics and probability,...

Calculus mostly!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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So? What do you propose?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You already know the type of mathematics that gAr and I do. I have gone and on and on about it. To follow it you need to get much stronger in computational mathematics. For your theoretical mathematics I recommend getting stronger in Calculus and Linear Algebra.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Thought so,but what do I do next for calculus?

Btw,could you give me a calculus problem to work on by myself (but slightly harder)? I want to see how I can cope with finding and learning by myself.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I will come up with a problem but I do not agree with the trying to see how well you cope idea.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi bobbym

I will surely ask you if I get really,really stuck.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is not what I meant. I do not anticipate you getting stuck.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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hi bobbym

Yes,I know what you meant by your post,but I'm gonna just guess the method.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There are two important results for you in the guess the term thread.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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You mean the general term thread?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, two particular questions there.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Ok.When will you post the problem?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Soon as I think of one or find one in my notes.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Ok.When will you look? I wish to get started as son as possible because we are on a spring break.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**What is the area of the largest parallelogram that can be drawn in the area enclosed by the curves:**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Wow,that is a toughie!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, try to get a solution. Do not hesitate to try any method. You may or may not get it but the work is what is important.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Ok,I will try it

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Ever seen Close Encounters?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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No,why?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is too bad. There is a funny scene in the movie that is so typical of many strong math types.

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