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## #476 2012-05-18 07:40:17

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### Re: Bafflers?

You have not been doing your required reading.

http://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic … 55#p219855

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #477 2012-05-18 07:45:46

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### Re: Bafflers?

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?

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

## #478 2012-05-18 07:47:45

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### Re: Bafflers?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #479 2012-05-18 07:54:58

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Oh that! But phrontister solved that!

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

## #480 2012-05-18 07:57:22

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### Re: Bafflers?

Well, for the moment he has...

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #481 2012-05-18 08:03:33

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### Re: Bafflers?

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?

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

## #482 2012-05-18 08:06:36

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### Re: Bafflers?

No, the app was a stunning success.

A hyper what?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #483 2012-05-18 08:13:22

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### Re: Bafflers?

How's it a success if it was designed to create unsolvable problems?

Hyperoperations.

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

## #484 2012-05-18 08:14:28

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### Re: Bafflers?

Only one person solved them. Yes?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #485 2012-05-18 08:21:01

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### Re: Bafflers?

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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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

## #486 2012-05-18 08:24:47

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### Re: Bafflers?

Hmmmm. But your proof only holds for the set called man. Shall we examine how he is solving them?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #487 2012-05-18 08:27:36

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### Re: Bafflers?

The property knowledge of the element man is not closed under the set P. It extends to the set C (computers)

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

## #488 2012-05-18 08:29:54

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### Re: Bafflers?

That is extraneous. There are only a few ways to solve them.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #489 2012-05-18 08:33:20

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### Re: Bafflers?

But my definition and proof hold.

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

## #490 2012-05-18 08:36:57

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### Re: Bafflers?

It may or may not hold. The point is, the app is an amazing success. Only he can do them. For now that is...

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #491 2012-05-18 08:42:21

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### Re: Bafflers?

Yes,the app is wonderful. I will try my luck against one of them soon.

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

## #492 2012-05-18 08:50:07

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### Re: Bafflers?

I will see you later, I have a call coming in.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #493 2012-05-18 08:57:27

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### Re: Bafflers?

Ok,see you.

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

## #494 2012-05-18 10:25:53

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### Re: Bafflers?

Yes,the app is wonderful.

You should know I was joking.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #495 2012-05-18 11:20:56

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### Re: Bafflers?

That might and might not be sarcasm.

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

## #496 2012-05-18 13:10:50

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### Re: Bafflers?

Hmmmm. But it is a great app.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #497 2012-05-19 01:10:59

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### Re: Bafflers?

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,...

"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?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #498 2012-05-19 02:10:36

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### Re: Bafflers?

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?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #499 2012-05-19 05:43:13

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### Re: Bafflers?

Hi gAr;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #500 2012-05-19 08:08:55

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### Re: Bafflers?

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.

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

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