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Bus stopA public bus arrives at the bus stop sometime between 6:00 and 6:30. #2 20120704 09:35:25
Re: Bus stopHi anna_gg; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #3 20120704 09:43:21
Re: Bus stopI got .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 “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #4 20120704 09:53:48
Re: Bus stopHi anonimnystefy; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #5 20120704 10:41:01
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Last edited by anonimnystefy (20120705 03:04:28) 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 “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #7 20120704 20:03:37
Re: Bus stopHi anna_gg; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #8 20120704 20:47:28
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Are you sure the result is 1/72? I am getting 15/72! #9 20120704 20:50:43
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It was in one of my son's final exams in high school. Obviously he did it all wrong  he got 1/6 #10 20120704 22:17:29
Re: Bus stopHi anna_gg; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #11 20120704 22:46:41
Re: Bus stopHi anna_gg 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 “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #12 20120704 23:02:25
Re: Bus stopHi anna_gg; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #13 20120705 01:41:33
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Sorry, that's what I meant, 11/72. I am just saying that: #14 20120705 01:45:06
Re: Bus stopHi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #15 20120705 01:57:15
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OK got it: #16 20120705 02:09:36
Re: Bus stopHi anna_gg; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #17 20120705 02:16:46
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Obviously, no worries #18 20120705 02:20:02
Re: Bus stopHi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #19 20120705 02:31:23
Re: Bus stopNO He got 2 points out of 5 for this question... That's the partial credit you were referring to... #20 20120705 02:35:03
Re: Bus stopSorry to hear that. Probability problems are tough for everybody, tell him not to feel bad. Personally, I feel the problem is too strong for high school. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #21 20120705 03:32:57
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Not if you are a candidate to the polytechnic #22 20120705 03:35:00
Re: Bus stopWhich one? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #23 20120705 04:05:43
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In Greece  National Technical University of Athens. We are Greeks #24 20120705 04:09:19
Re: Bus stopVery good! You must be very proud of him. What would he like to do as his life's work? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #25 20120705 04:26:59
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He wants to become a mechanical or electrical engineer. 