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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You have not been doing your required reading.

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**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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I do not visit that thread any longer. Brings back bad memories.

Triangular arrays? And can you give an example of such an unsolvable problem that you app creates?

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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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Oh that! But phrontister solved that!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Well, for the moment he has...

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**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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So,the purpose of your app has failed? Or am I not noticing something?

Either way,I am looking at the hyperoperations material on wiki. Do you have any problems on that subject?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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No, the app was a stunning success.

A hyper what?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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How's it a success if it was designed to create unsolvable problems?

Hyperoperations.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Only one person solved them. Yes?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Yes. Definition of unsolvable (by me):

There exists an element (which we will call man) from the set P (people) such that the problem B(n) is less than the knowledge of the element man.

By this definition,your problem is not unsolvable,thus it is solvable.Q.E.D.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmmm. But your proof only holds for the set called man. Shall we examine how he is solving them?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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The property knowledge of the element man is not closed under the set P. It extends to the set C (computers)

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is extraneous. There are only a few ways to solve them.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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But my definition and proof hold.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It may or may not hold. The point is, the app is an amazing success. Only he can do them. For now that is...

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Yes,the app is wonderful. I will try my luck against one of them soon.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I will see you later, I have a call coming in.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Ok,see you.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes,the app is wonderful.

You should know I was joking.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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That might and might not be sarcasm.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmmm. But it is a great app.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi bobbym,

Find the general term of the sequence and the 100th term.

2,4,5,7,8,9,11,12,13,14,16,17,18,19,20,...

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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New Question:

A person has a fair die, a fair coin and a 4 color spinner. The spinner has sections marked 1,2,4 and 8. Each with a probability of 1 / 4.

He throws the die and whatever number comes up he flips the coin that many times. He spins the spinner as many times as heads comes up from all the coin flips.What is the probability that the sum of the spinners spins is less than 5?

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense" - Buddha?

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

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Did you look at his answer for the second problem?

Btw,I bought a 4 by 4 by 4 Rubik's cube. It is very nice. Always wanted oje. Next on my list is 5 by 5 by 5.

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