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#126 2012-07-14 07:18:51

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Re: So this is what was happening

gAr's series question. My question is 35 / 18.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

#127 2012-07-14 07:26:12

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What is the exact question?

For your problem, I also got the answer of 35/18.

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#128 2012-07-14 07:30:14

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gAr's series can be stated in words. Take two lists of equal lengths of the throw of a single die. Add all the elements inthe first list to get s1. Then add all the elements in the second list to get s2. Now get the absolute value of s1- s2.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

#129 2012-07-14 07:35:42

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Hi bobbym

The answer is 123456787654321*35/18

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

#130 2012-07-14 07:38:44

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Hi;

I am sorry but that is not correct.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

#131 2012-07-14 07:49:10

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He is not asking for the average difference, but for the expected sum.

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

#132 2012-07-14 08:15:01

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Where does 123456787654321 come in?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

#133 2012-07-14 08:27:51

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Well, if the average difference is 35/18, then wouldn't it be logical that the average sum of those would be 123456787654321?

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

#134 2012-07-14 08:33:11

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No one said that the lists were 123456787654321 long.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

#135 2012-07-14 08:37:46

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If we throw the dice n times the answer will be n*35/18.

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

#136 2012-07-14 08:43:16

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35 /18 has no relationship to this problem.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

#137 2012-11-29 04:25:52

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Hi Boby

I do not agree, but it does seem right at first!

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

#138 2012-11-29 06:41:11

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Don't you just love when people dig up posts from months ago and expect someone else to remember it...

And who is this Boby?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

#139 2012-11-29 06:56:51

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We had a guest poster who styled himself Boby.

He posted the entire contents, adobe graphics encoding included, from a random pdf.  And just to make sure we noticed, he posted it three times.

I think Stefy is being ironic.

Bob

You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

#140 2012-11-29 07:06:20

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Well, If I see this mystery poster he is barred for life or even longer.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

#141 2012-11-29 07:54:19

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anonimnystefy, ironic? Not a chance!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

#142 2012-11-29 07:56:21

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he is barred for life

Do you have the means to bar a guest?

Bob

You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

#143 2012-11-29 08:05:35

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Yes, but I rarely do it.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

#144 2012-11-29 08:25:18

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Hmm... The only way you could bar a guest is by IP, and that gets you nothing if he gets another computer to work on...

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

#145 2012-11-29 08:26:44

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True enough but there are other ways to deal with them. I am pretty much sure it is one juvenile imbecile who is entertaining himself.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

#146 2012-11-29 08:56:17

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I deleted the posts.  Would it be better if I just alerted you so you could do a more lasting zap?

Bob

You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

#147 2012-11-29 08:59:21

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No, you did the right thing. I prefer the action of stopping them immediately.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.