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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Assuming you mean "What did you do to solve it?",I did nothing.I will try something though.I have Maxima now.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Let me know when you get an answer.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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What do you get for 2 dice?

And what for 5 of them?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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7 / 12 for the two die.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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What is your GF?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Why would you use 6's? You are looking at the sums of the numbers.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The question is a probability question is it not?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Well, I am not from Missouri but I still want to see it.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Sorry for deleting the post I realized why my code is wrong.

What are you getting for 5? I get 295/432.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, that is correct.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Unfortunately,my code runs n*sqrt(n) complexity,and in Maxima it would seem that thar is a lot. The poor system cannot handle such complexities.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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What code?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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My Maxima code. I must say that I am sorry that it cointains parts of procedural programming.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Haven't you rewritten it to look like mine?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Not that code. I wrote another to count coeffs with prime powers of x.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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You aren't mad at me fior using while and if,are you? *cuteface*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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No, the generating function is. Can't you hear it?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I can. It hurts me so much. But it was the only way I could do it.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You did it! let me see your answer.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I didn't. Not yet.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmmm. You say it was the only way you could do it but yet it did not do it?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Could can also express ability.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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So the lab needs this to launch that rocket. Are you going to say, in some axiomatic systems it is .5 and in some other axiomatic systems it is 0.8688109167166945582799121192248256736356853859332611538240134956811165240517393603026999224948087276?

Or are you going to say I can not do it because my computer is too slow?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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The latter.

Here is the answer for 200:

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