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## #276 2012-05-04 03:59:04

anonimnystefy
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### Re: Generating Functions

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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## #277 2012-05-04 04:01:58

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### Re: Generating Functions

Let me know when you get an answer.

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## #278 2012-05-04 04:13:57

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### Re: Generating Functions

What do you get for 2 dice?

And what for 5 of them?

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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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## #279 2012-05-04 04:35:19

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### Re: Generating Functions

7 / 12 for the two die.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #280 2012-05-04 04:45:42

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### Re: Generating Functions

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #281 2012-05-04 04:47:10

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### Re: Generating Functions

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #282 2012-05-04 04:49:53

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### Re: Generating Functions

Why would you use 6's? You are looking at the sums of the numbers.

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #283 2012-05-04 04:54:11

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### Re: Generating Functions

The question is a probability question is it not?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #284 2012-05-04 04:59:56

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### Re: Generating Functions

Well, I am not from Missouri but I still want to see it.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #285 2012-05-04 05:02:09

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### Re: Generating Functions

Sorry for deleting the post I realized why my code is wrong.

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

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #286 2012-05-04 05:06:41

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### Re: Generating Functions

Yes, that is correct.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #287 2012-05-04 06:28:06

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### Re: Generating Functions

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.

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #288 2012-05-04 06:31:02

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### Re: Generating Functions

What code?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #289 2012-05-04 06:35:03

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### Re: Generating Functions

My Maxima code. I must say that I am sorry that it cointains parts of procedural programming.

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #290 2012-05-04 06:36:06

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### Re: Generating Functions

Haven't you rewritten it to look like mine?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #291 2012-05-04 06:37:53

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### Re: Generating Functions

Not that code. I wrote another to count coeffs with prime powers of x.

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #292 2012-05-04 06:58:35

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### Re: Generating Functions

You aren't mad at me fior using while and if,are you? *cuteface*

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #293 2012-05-04 06:59:31

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### Re: Generating Functions

No, the generating function is. Can't you hear it?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #294 2012-05-04 07:00:18

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### Re: Generating Functions

I can. It hurts me so much. But it was the only way I could do it.

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #295 2012-05-04 07:01:45

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### Re: Generating Functions

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #296 2012-05-04 07:03:49

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### Re: Generating Functions

I didn't. Not yet.

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #297 2012-05-04 07:07:13

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### Re: Generating Functions

Hmmmm. You say it was the only way you could do it but yet it did not do it?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #298 2012-05-04 07:11:22

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### Re: Generating Functions

Could can also express ability.

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #299 2012-05-04 07:13:52

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### Re: Generating Functions

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?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #300 2012-05-04 07:18:38

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### Re: Generating Functions

The latter.

Here is the answer for 200:

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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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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