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## #1 2012-04-10 04:32:46

anonimnystefy
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Hi Rod

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #2 2012-04-10 07:24:52

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Could you give me an example?

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

## #3 2012-04-10 07:29:26

anonimnystefy
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Well e.g.:

If I wanted to skip to a page I know there is a nice problem (say page 57 out of 93) the I would need to click about 18 times to get to it.See the problem? Try going bigger. Page 132 out of 297.

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #4 2012-04-10 15:00:44

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Ahhh ... try adding "&p=3" to the end

http://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=5900

vs

http://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=5900&p=3

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

## #5 2012-04-10 16:57:17

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Hi MIF;

Thanks, I did not know that!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

## #6 2012-04-10 22:14:44

anonimnystefy
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Hi Rod

Ok,thanks!

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón