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## #826 2012-09-19 08:25:24

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### Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

I am not getting that b?a is  at 2.92 is less than at b/a at 0.32.... But also 2.92 is not a maximum value either.

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Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #827 2012-09-19 21:50:49

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### Re: Bafflers?

Hi bobbym,

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## #828 2012-09-19 23:02:46

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Hi gAr

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

## #829 2012-09-20 00:28:32

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### Re: Bafflers?

Hi gAr and anonimnystefy;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #830 2012-09-20 00:31:13

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

## #831 2012-09-20 00:38:34

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### Re: Bafflers?

Glad you enjoyed it. You solved it analytically?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #832 2012-09-20 00:39:10

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Very much so.

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

## #833 2012-09-20 00:40:47

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### Re: Bafflers?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #834 2012-09-20 00:56:36

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### Re: Bafflers?

Sure.

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

## #835 2012-09-20 01:02:13

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### Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #836 2012-09-20 01:11:17

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

## #837 2012-09-20 01:15:09

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### Re: Bafflers?

Do you know how to turn your approximate answer into an exact expression?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #838 2012-09-20 01:15:58

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### Re: Bafflers?

Depends on what kind of answer it is. Why?

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

## #839 2012-09-20 01:27:24

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### Re: Bafflers?

This x coordinate and the maximum do you know how to get an exact answer (possibly)? In other words, you have a floating point answer, it is an approximation, we would like to see no decimals.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #840 2012-09-20 01:44:34

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PSLQ maybe...?

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

## #841 2012-09-20 01:52:55

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### Re: Bafflers?

That is one way. Yours or somebody else's?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #842 2012-09-20 05:56:24

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Mine or somebody else's 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
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #843 2012-09-20 17:08:18

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### Re: Bafflers?

To guess at a constant using a PSLQ you need a vector that contains the constants. If it isn't large enough then it will not guess the constant. You can make your vector up filling it with constants or you can use one that is ready made and has millions of constants.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #844 2012-09-21 20:04:28

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### Re: Bafflers?

New Problem:

If we have the curve

and the points A(8,8+2√ (2)), B(8,0) and C(0,0) see the diagram.

We need to have two triangles put under the curve and bounded by the x axis, y axis and x = 8. The red and blue triangles are examples.

Where on the curve do we need to place D so that the triangles have equal area? Just one other thing, we need avery accurate answer for D's coordinates. It must be accurate to 20 decimal places or more.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #845 2012-09-22 02:23:27

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

## #846 2012-09-22 02:47:54

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### Re: Bafflers?

Hi anonimnystefy;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #847 2012-09-22 02:50:14

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

## #848 2012-09-22 02:51:29

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### Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #849 2012-09-22 09:15:29

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### Re: Bafflers?

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

## #850 2012-09-22 09:18:15

bobbym

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### Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.