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## #126 2012-12-18 01:04:55

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Hi Agnishom;

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.

## #127 2012-12-18 03:14:39

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What led you to the conjecture?

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## #128 2012-12-18 03:19:50

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Hi;

Experimental math will produce the correct answer or one that is very close nearly all the time. Not quite rigorous enough for mathematicians but in the real world computation is king.

In addition it suggests a useful property of the possible triangle. I will work on a proof for you but for now I have chores to do.

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.

## #129 2012-12-18 23:44:46

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So, you used Geogebra?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #130 2012-12-18 23:46:10

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Yes and a few simple rules.

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.

## #131 2012-12-19 00:07:19

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Hi;
Would  you send me the file?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #132 2012-12-19 00:11:04

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Yes, if you want it. Or, I could post how I did it in Computer math...

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.

## #133 2012-12-19 00:17:15

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Please do whichever you feel is better

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #134 2012-12-19 01:30:20

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Hi Agnishom;

Scientia has just supplied me with this link. Much thanks.

http://www.bmoc.maths.org/solutions/bmo1-2013/

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.

## #135 2012-12-19 02:49:09

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Yes!
Thank you so much, Scientia!

How do I put this as a proof? Would it be rigorous enough? I think the man is also doing experimental geometry

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #136 2012-12-19 04:53:42

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Hi Agnishom;

Did you understand that the first part shows that there can only be 3 possible answers?

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.

## #137 2012-12-19 15:47:55

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I saw it. But still I have doubts

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #138 2012-12-19 18:00:41

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Hi;

How about the part that says two of the sides must be equal to what is given?

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.

## #139 2012-12-20 01:02:28

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I accept it for myself.

But, how do I put it into a written proof?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #140 2012-12-20 01:12:51

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Hi Agnishom;

So you would like to have a way to express the fact that you must use 2 of the 3 sides given?

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.

## #141 2012-12-20 01:18:28

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Hmm...
That is what I am trying to tell

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #142 2012-12-20 01:30:10

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Hi;

It looks intuitively obvious but those are always the hardest to prove. I do not have anything firm either.

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.

## #143 2012-12-20 01:42:03

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You are correct!

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #144 2012-12-20 01:44:52

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Maybe someone else will show the right way to go from that video. If I get something I will post it for you.

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.

## #145 2012-12-23 15:14:25

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So, did anyone get anything yet?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #146 2013-01-01 16:19:26

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Question 10: A computer program chooses 175 numbers at random, all of which are composed of prime divisors less than 10. Prove that there exists atleast three numbers such that their product is the cube of an integer

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #147 2013-01-12 23:32:15

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Any ideas?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #148 2013-01-13 05:29:45

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Hi Agnishom;

Not yet. I do not even have it in my literature.

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.

## #149 2013-01-14 17:18:43

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What does your literature constitute of?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #150 2013-01-14 17:22:26

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Hi;

A pretty good math library, about as good or better than a university library. Could not find it yet on the web either.

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.