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## #26 2012-07-11 03:53:59

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Hi Bob

I suggest you edit out that phone number.

How do you like my new av?

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“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #27 2012-07-11 03:56:01

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bobbym-taught myself most of the stuff

When an extremely talented problem solver who comes in here said something like that I was embarassed because it just ain't so in either case. I really do not care if some female thinks this is false modesty but let me say if you learned anything from me you had better follow Yoda's advice!

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.

## #28 2012-07-11 04:01:57

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You really think you haven't taught me anything?

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

## #29 2012-07-11 04:02:47

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Apparently not.

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.

## #30 2012-07-11 04:04:15

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How'd you get to that conclusion?

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

## #31 2012-07-11 04:14:14

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Because you violate the rule RIPOSTP continuously. You know I like the Discrete better. You did not read post #27.

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.

## #32 2012-07-11 04:17:31

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I did. But who is the extremely talented problem solver.

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

## #33 2012-07-11 04:19:18

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Hah! That is proof you did not read the post!

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.

## #34 2012-07-11 04:23:11

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But I did.

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

## #35 2012-07-11 04:26:30

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Nope, you read the first line, began to think about it and never got back to the rest. Your mind is locked in a loop:

10 Who is that problem solver
20 Goto 10

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.

## #36 2012-07-11 04:31:57

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No, I just found an a undeclared variable and gave an "error message".

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

## #37 2012-07-11 04:34:35

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#### Yoda wrote:

You must unlearn what you have learned.

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.

## #38 2012-07-11 04:36:30

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Hi everybody

I am new here. I really like math and I like helping people with it. I hope I make new friends here.

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

## #39 2012-07-11 04:37:49

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That does appear to be a problem with his statement. I meant the alleged mathematics.

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.

## #40 2012-07-11 04:39:29

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Hi all

I am having trouble with this :

If we have something like 3+2*5, is that 25 or 13?

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

## #41 2012-07-11 04:40:53

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I just put it into the computer and let him/her sort it out.

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.

## #42 2012-07-11 04:42:24

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But we are not allowed computers or calculators on the exam and I really have an issue with that type of problems.

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

## #43 2012-07-11 04:48:58

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If you can not remember PEMDAS then you can try left to right and be given 75% partial credit for the wrong answer.

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.

## #44 2012-07-11 05:00:17

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But my parents aren't satisfied with an imperfect score. Math is my only problem. I am very good at most other subjects and I don't want math to be the only problem.

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

## #45 2012-07-11 05:02:53

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When anonimnystefy checks in, ask him if he got the point of the post #27.

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.

## #46 2012-07-11 05:12:09

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Hi bobbym

No, I did not get it. You are being too vague for me to understand.

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

## #47 2012-07-11 05:17:40

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Hmmm.

Your statement in post #24 is not correct.

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.

## #48 2012-07-11 05:26:39

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Which part of it don't you agree with.

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

## #49 2012-07-11 07:06:13

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bobbym-taught myself most of the stuff,

It is kaboobly doo.

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.

## #50 2012-07-11 07:19:08

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It is not.

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