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## #776 2012-08-21 22:41:58

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### Re: Bafflers?

Good! This problem was interesting, but it didn't feel like when I solve one of your probability questions.

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

## #777 2012-08-21 22:50:42

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Probability questions are much harder. Just imagine all those schleps over at the [deleted by admin] stumbling over problems everyday. Having no way to check their answers.

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.

## #778 2012-08-21 22:52:25

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Argggh. Didn't look at the post early enough.

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

## #779 2012-08-21 22:53:10

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No why they have no way to check their work?

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.

## #780 2012-08-21 22:54:43

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Who?

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

## #781 2012-08-21 22:58:34

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All those schleps over at the [deleted by admin] stumbling over problems everyday.

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.

## #782 2012-08-21 23:04:01

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You should really tell me what the [deleted by admin] is replacing. Email?

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

## #783 2012-08-21 23:12:13

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A phoney forum.

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.

## #784 2012-08-21 23:13:32

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A[deleted]S?

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

## #785 2012-08-21 23:14:33

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Now why the heck would the admin delete it if he wanted everyone to see 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.

## #786 2012-08-21 23:18:02

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Delete what?

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

## #787 2012-08-21 23:22:22

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### Re: Bafflers?

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.

## #788 2012-08-21 23:30:24

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### Re: Bafflers?

Well, I really don't know. Maybe the admin can explain.

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

## #789 2012-08-21 23:32:11

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I think he meant some other forum. But that was not the point of the question.

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.

## #790 2012-08-21 23:36:53

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Well, by what you told me earlier, they don't like using CASs there.

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

## #791 2012-08-21 23:39:22

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That is one problem. They are unable to check their results because they are unable to program.

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.

## #792 2012-08-22 04:20:54

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Intersting people. Interesting people, indeed.

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

## #793 2012-09-06 20:16:34

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New problem:

An ion cannon can shatter meteors that weigh 2000 kg or more into 4 pieces each of equal weight. It can shatter meteors that are smaller than 2000 kg into 5 pieces of equal weight. Meteors that are equal to or smaller than 10 kg are vaporized. How many shots are required to vaporize a 20000 kg meteor?

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.

## #794 2012-09-06 23:25:19

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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
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #795 2012-09-06 23:47:38

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Hi;

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.

## #796 2012-09-06 23:51:10

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Are you sure?

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

## #797 2012-09-07 00:22:39

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### Re: Bafflers?

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.

## #798 2012-09-19 05:17:10

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New Problem:

C has this problem, he has the curve x^2-x+1 and a point A on it . He also has two other points on C at (0,0) and B at (0,6). He would like to maximize the ratio of the distance of AC and AB. In other words he is trying to maximize b/a , see the diagram. Where should A and what is the maximum? Of course A must remain on the curve and be in the first quadrant.

A says) 2
B says) How did you get that? I got something entirely different.
C says) Thanks A.
D says) What does it take to do this problem.
E says) I got 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.

## #799 2012-09-19 06:46:09

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Hi bobbym

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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

## #800 2012-09-19 06:50:16

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Hi anonimnystefy;

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.