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#1026 2012-12-06 11:05:10

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Re: Bafflers?

Thanks for the problem. I feel it was an easy one.

I think White_Owl is talking about the first baffler...


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#1027 2012-12-06 11:11:33

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

I believe that the solution given there is correct.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#1028 2012-12-06 11:13:07

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Re: Bafflers?

I agree.


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#1029 2012-12-06 11:25:24

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Re: Bafflers?

I do not remember the problem very well.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#1030 2012-12-23 21:27:12

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Re: Bafflers?

New problem:

Can you find a simple expression for c in the drawing below?

View Image: 2012-12-24_012147.gif

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#1031 2012-12-23 22:56:29

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Re: Bafflers?

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

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#1032 2012-12-23 23:03:41

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#1033 2012-12-23 23:05:08

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Re: Bafflers?

This one was very easy. Took me less than a minute...


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

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#1034 2012-12-23 23:06:03

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Re: Bafflers?

Well, then I topped you!


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#1035 2012-12-23 23:11:13

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Re: Bafflers?

?


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#1036 2012-12-23 23:13:46

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Re: Bafflers?

Yes, it took me 10 minutes to just copy the picture. Another 10 to solve it. Another ten to post it.

30 > 1


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#1037 2012-12-23 23:15:57

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Re: Bafflers?

Oh, ok.


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

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#1038 2012-12-23 23:17:48

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Re: Bafflers?

What method did you use?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#1039 2012-12-24 05:45:00

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi


“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

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#1040 2012-12-24 06:03:34

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Re: Bafflers?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#1041 2012-12-24 06:12:33

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi


“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

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#1042 2012-12-24 06:14:58

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#1043 2012-12-24 06:16:13

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi

Give me an hour to get on the laptop. Then I can explain better how I did it.


“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

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#1044 2012-12-24 06:17:04

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi;

No problem, I did not know you were away from your machine. Do it when you can.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#1045 2012-12-24 07:00:33

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Re: Bafflers?

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

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#1046 2012-12-24 07:03:27

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#1047 2012-12-24 07:04:39

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Re: Bafflers?

Hi

What's your method?


“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

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#1048 2012-12-24 07:08:31

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Re: Bafflers?

I have a great method. The best I have ever seen. It was bombastic, dynamic, exciting, a must see...


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#1049 2012-12-24 07:13:26

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Re: Bafflers?

I you will post it?


“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

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#1050 2012-12-24 07:18:14

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Re: Bafflers?

I do not have to post it. You already did.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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