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## #1776 2012-08-21 23:36:33

bobbym

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### Re: What do you think?

New problem:

The graph of

is shown below. Is this an accurate graph of the equation?

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.

## #1777 2012-08-21 23:41:08

anonimnystefy
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### Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym

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

## #1778 2012-08-21 23:43:42

bobbym

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Hi;

See you in a bit.

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.

## #1779 2012-08-22 01:19:38

anonimnystefy
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### Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym

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

## #1780 2012-08-22 05:13:26

bobbym

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### Re: What do you think?

Hi;

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.

## #1781 2012-08-22 06:57:00

anonimnystefy
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### Re: What do you think?

I sometimes amaze myself with how simple details I miss.

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

## #1782 2012-08-22 09:55:53

bobbym

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### Re: What do you think?

Hi;

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.

## #1783 2012-08-22 10:25:38

anonimnystefy
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### Re: What do you think?

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

## #1784 2012-08-22 10:30:45

bobbym

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### Re: What do you think?

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.

## #1785 2012-08-22 11:24:46

anonimnystefy
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### Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym

Last edited by anonimnystefy (2012-08-22 18:29:41)

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

## #1786 2012-08-22 20:03:13

bobbym

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### Re: What do you think?

Hi;

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.

## #1787 2012-08-23 01:04:32

anonimnystefy
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### Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym

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

## #1788 2012-08-23 01:38:40

bobbym

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### Re: What do you think?

Hi;

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.

## #1789 2012-08-23 03:02:00

anonimnystefy
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### Re: What do you think?

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

## #1790 2012-08-23 04:45:45

bobbym

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### Re: What do you think?

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.

## #1791 2012-08-23 08:34:22

anonimnystefy
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### Re: What do you think?

Hi

Last edited by anonimnystefy (2012-08-23 09:15:32)

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

## #1792 2012-08-23 08:57:46

bobbym

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### Re: What do you think?

Hi;

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.

## #1793 2012-08-23 09:15:46

anonimnystefy
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### Re: What do you think?

Edited.

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

## #1794 2012-08-23 09:32:14

bobbym

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### Re: What do you think?

Hi;

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.

## #1795 2012-08-23 09:41:24

anonimnystefy
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### Re: What do you think?

Hi bobbym

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

## #1796 2012-09-07 15:46:38

bobbym

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### Re: What do you think?

New problem:

If the even numbers are grouped in the following way

term #1 {2,4}
term #2 {6,8,10}
term #3 {12,14,16,18,20}
term #4 {22,24,26,28,30,32,34}
term#5  {36,38,40,42,44,46,48,50,52,54,56}
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.
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what is your best guess for the sum of all the even numbers in term #1000000?

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.

## #1797 2012-09-09 00:04:20

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Hi Bobby,

My best guess for the sum of all the even numbers in term #1000000:

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

## #1798 2012-09-09 00:08:29

bobbym

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### Re: What do you think?

Hi phrontister;

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.

## #1799 2012-09-09 00:23:24

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Hi Bobby,

I let M do the guessing for me...which freed up several years of my time.

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

## #1800 2012-09-09 00:26:09

bobbym

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### Re: What do you think?

Hi phrontister;

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.