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## #126 2012-07-13 09:18:51

bobbym
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### Re: So this is what was happening

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

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## #127 2012-07-13 09:26:12

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### Re: So this is what was happening

What is the exact question?

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## #128 2012-07-13 09:30:14

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### Re: So this is what was happening

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.
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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## #129 2012-07-13 09:35:42

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### Re: So this is what was happening

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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## #130 2012-07-13 09:38:44

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### Re: So this is what was happening

Hi;

I am sorry but that is not correct.

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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## #131 2012-07-13 09:49:10

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### Re: So this is what was happening

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

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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## #132 2012-07-13 10:15:01

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### Re: So this is what was happening

Where does 123456787654321 come in?

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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## #133 2012-07-13 10:27:51

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### Re: So this is what was happening

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

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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## #134 2012-07-13 10:33:11

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### Re: So this is what was happening

No one said that the lists were 123456787654321 long.

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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## #135 2012-07-13 10:37:46

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### Re: So this is what was happening

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

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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## #136 2012-07-13 10:43:16

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### Re: So this is what was happening

35 /18 has no relationship to this problem.

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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## #137 2012-11-28 05:25:52

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### Re: So this is what was happening

Hi Boby

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

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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## #138 2012-11-28 07:41:11

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### Re: So this is what was happening

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.
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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## #139 2012-11-28 07:56:51

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### Re: So this is what was happening

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

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

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## #140 2012-11-28 08:06:20

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### Re: So this is what was happening

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.
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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## #141 2012-11-28 08:54:19

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### Re: So this is what was happening

anonimnystefy, ironic? Not a chance!

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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## #142 2012-11-28 08:56:21

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### Re: So this is what was happening

he is barred for life

Do you have the means to bar a guest?

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz
You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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## #143 2012-11-28 09:05:35

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### Re: So this is what was happening

Yes, but I rarely do it.

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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## #144 2012-11-28 09:25:18

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### Re: So this is what was happening

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...

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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## #145 2012-11-28 09:26:44

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### Re: So this is what was happening

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.
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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## #146 2012-11-28 09:56:17

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### Re: So this is what was happening

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

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz
You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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## #147 2012-11-28 09:59:21

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### Re: So this is what was happening

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.
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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