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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Ah, okay!

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, I did it in a different way.

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Well, is it the same as mine, or not?

And, I think I have found a formula for the numbers in the other thread...

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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My solution consists of using geogebra with an increment of .0000000000000000000000000000000000000000001 at this small increment quantum math takes over and even though that is over 10^43 points it is done instantaneously. Then I put the 10^43 values into the spreadsheet and curve fit. Because in quantum math 10^43 equals infinity the fit was exact. Got the same answer you did.

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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I think my way is simpler...

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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You should have seen geogebra animating through the 10^43 points in no time at all. The GUI changed colors and its shape changed as it warped into the 5 and 6th dimensions. To see the spreadsheet holding 10^43 numbers was truly awe inspiring. In quantum math geogebra is a brute.

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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It must have been amazing. Shame I wasn't there to see...

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Smoke came out of the tower and the monitor began to phase out of this universe. Quantum mathematics! It is faaaaaantaaaastic.

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Math+Physics=Wonder! (that's wonder factorial).

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2012-12-24 09:55:35)*

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Actually, none of that is true. I had the answer from the book. I just had to look at 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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Really? None of that is true? Well, you sure had me fooled there!

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am sorry then. Now you know the truth.

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Yes, thank you for being honest.

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Honest is the best policy. Like my dear ole pappym used to say.

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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I need new problems! The ones already posed are too tough!

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, I will see if I can post one. The other's are not too difficult, you are capable of solving them.

**New problem:**

**A plane moves on the xy plane according to the equation x + x*y + y = 5;**

**If -13.8 < 2 x + 2 y < 5.8 then the plane will be okay. **

**A says) That plane is a goner. It will never make the flight.**

**B says) It is close but the plane will make it.**

**C say) Computer calculations say A is right. I am not getting on that plane.**

**D says) What are calculations. I like trains better anyway. If man were meant to fly he would have been born like an ostrich.**

**E says) I have to agree with B on this one. The plane will remain within safe limits for the entire time. By the way D, ostriches can not fly.**

**Is the plane okay or is it not. Who is right? **

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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I have to agree with A on this one. Looking at the graph of points whose coordinates satisfy the given equation, I see that the sum of the two coordinates has a minimun of -infjnity and a maximum of +infinity...

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Supposing the path of the flight was 15x² + 16x y + 10y² = 10

**and the safety range was**

**-2.045983018410 < 2x + 2y < 2.045983018410**

**what is your prediction then?**

**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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**scientia****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-13
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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi scientia;

**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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**scientia****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-13
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Thanks bobbym. I've hidden my solution.

*Last edited by scientia (2013-01-12 22:11:33)*

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**New problem:**

**A right triangle is to be constructed on the top side of a square with sides a making a the hypotenuse. See the diagram. You must find point E. Now BE and EC are in ratio of 3 to 4 and BE and BC are in ratio of 3 to 5. EC and BC are in ratio 4 to 5.**

**A says) Impossible to determine.**

**B says) Kaboobly doo, it is easy. You start by...**

**C says) A is right again. I could not do it so I guess it is impossible.**

**D says) Right triangle?**

**E says) I got it too.**

**Find E and remember it must be for any square and any orientation.**

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Ummm, is the point E given or ...? The text of the problem is very unclear...

And what orientation have to do with anything?

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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Point E is to be found. When you find it a right triangle will be created with the sides in the given proportions.

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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What does orientation have to do with anything and since when do you do constructive geometry?

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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