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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Very good! I wish him good luck.

**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.**

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**anna_gg****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-10
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bobbym wrote:

Very good! I wish him good luck.

Thank you so much bobbym!

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

Your welcome. Just do not let him turn into one of those math types that start every proof with the words, "let g be a group" or "let G be a metric." 441 pages later they finish off with "which is what we set out to prove!"

**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.**

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**anna_gg****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-10
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bobbym wrote:

Hi anna_gg;

Your welcome. Just do not let him turn into one of those math types that start every proof with the words, "let g be a group" or "let G be a metric." 441 pages later they finish off with "which is what we set out to prove!"

LOL Indeed!!!

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

I was just being cynical or ugly or cynically ugly. I suppose that even those people have a place in the world.

**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.**

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