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## #751 2012-08-19 05:28:28

bobbym
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### Re: Bafflers?

Let me know if you need to see some pseudocode.

See you in a bit.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #752 2012-08-20 02:19:15

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### Re: Bafflers?

Hi bobbym

I found the bug in the code I wrote and fixed it. It now got the correct answer and I got the decathlete badge.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #753 2012-08-20 08:12:59

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### Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

Very good! The solving of a Euler Project problem is a worthy achievement.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #754 2012-08-20 08:49:11

anonimnystefy
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### Re: Bafflers?

I have about 14-15 for now. Some of them are hard to solve and some of them are just exausting.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #755 2012-08-20 08:51:11

bobbym
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Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bafflers?

How is your health?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #756 2012-08-20 08:51:59

anonimnystefy
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Registered: 2011-05-23
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### Re: Bafflers?

Good, yours? Why're you asking?

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #757 2012-08-20 08:55:45

bobbym
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Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bafflers?

Do you enjoy the vigor that comes from your youth?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #758 2012-08-20 08:57:36

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
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### Re: Bafflers?

Yeah.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #759 2012-08-20 08:59:29

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Registered: 2009-04-12
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### Re: Bafflers?

Okay, want to know the secret of Einstein, Edison and ole m?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #760 2012-08-20 09:01:00

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### Re: Bafflers?

Very much.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #761 2012-08-20 09:08:24

bobbym
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Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bafflers?

Genius is 2% inspiration and 98% perspiration.

A man has to do a lot of sweating before he earns the right to perspire.

If I have done better than others it is because I work on problems a little bit longer than they do.

and some of them are just exausting.

Relish those! When you think you are exhausted, you are not. Call upon your hidden energy reserves, that will make all the difference.

To be the World Champion you do not have to be much better than your opponents. You just have to be slightly better and work a little harder.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #762 2012-08-20 09:15:35

anonimnystefy
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### Re: Bafflers?

Okay. I will remember that.

Got more problems?

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #763 2012-08-20 09:16:37

bobbym
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Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bafflers?

Oh yes, many of them. I am running out of soda!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #764 2012-08-20 10:44:00

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bafflers?

Then buy a soda and post a problem. Not necessarily here, though.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #765 2012-08-20 11:01:14

bobbym
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Registered: 2009-04-12
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### Re: Bafflers?

New problem:

A gets another job after his fiasco. He is asked to solve this problem:

He is asked to get all real roots.

He takes it over to Wolfram Alpha and gets x = 80. He hands that in to the physicists and sits back in his chair and lights up his pipe, another easy math problem he chortles!

The physicists complain to his superior and he is fired again. He runs to B.

A says) I used Alpha's answer and they fired me. Why?

B says) You really are a pure mathematician aren't you. You missed a root!

C says)Kaboobly doo doo! A got all the real roots. Great job A. You could work for me anytime!

D says) What is a root?

E says) A is wrong again. Hate to say it but B is right. Ya missed one and by the the way I would not hire A.

A says) B, are you saying Alpha is wrong? I knew those CAS were garbage, I am suing them for 250 million dollars!

B says) A CAS is like any other tool, you got to know how to use it. You used it like a baby.

C says) Don't you call A a baby! Those are fighting words where I come from.

E says) You and A come from the land of kaboobly doo.

Was A fired incorrectly?

Now to get that soda.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #766 2012-08-20 11:19:58

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
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Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bafflers?

Hi bobbym

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #767 2012-08-20 16:31:54

bobbym
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Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #768 2012-08-20 23:29:16

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bafflers?

Hi bobbym

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #769 2012-08-20 23:30:33

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #770 2012-08-20 23:34:19

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bafflers?

Hi

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #771 2012-08-20 23:42:26

bobbym
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Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bafflers?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #772 2012-08-20 23:58:45

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bafflers?

Hi bobbym

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #773 2012-08-21 00:12:21

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #774 2012-08-21 00:26:42

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bafflers?

Hi

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #775 2012-08-21 00:37:25

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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