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#1 2007-02-02 06:32:11

Molli
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money

money is cool:cool:

#2 2007-02-02 08:59:57

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Re: money

I am not convinced. Say you have a billion dollars, but you are stranded on a desert island. Would you be happy then?


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#3 2007-02-02 22:44:34

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Re: money

If boats came to rescue me and took me back to a normal place, I'd sure be happy.

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#4 2007-02-03 14:15:46

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Money isn't everything. The richest man in Australia (Kerry Packer) got kidney problems and died in his sixtys! And most rich people buy heeps of drugs and get spoilt, only to find that their money was waisted and them broke. But if I were rich most of my money would go to charaties.


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#5 2007-02-03 16:25:29

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Heh, I don't think Bill Gates takes drugs (although i'm willing to bet Steve Ballmer does). Anyway, being rich shouldn't be your 'goal'. Money should just be there to help a little with reaching your 'goal'. So yeah, of course I'd be happy if I were rich, but it isn't everything either.

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#6 2007-02-05 04:55:35

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Re: money

Money can be seen in different ways. In the eye of the beholder, it can do good and bad things.

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#7 2007-02-07 05:39:14

meagan
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Re: money

yea.

i have a few things to say

1.
drugs are bad.
hugs not drugs.

2.
money isn't everything but it
sure helps.

3.
money can be used in a
good way. for example.
when i become a movie
star i'm going to give money
to charitys and stuff like that.

4.
i spen my money on stuff
that helps ppl. like
product(red) everytime you buy
something the money
goes to stoping aids in africa.
srsly. half my clothes are from there.

#8 2007-02-17 23:14:43

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Re: money

I agree with number 2.

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#9 2013-03-08 10:51:54

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I personally would rather know a million math things than have a million dollars.

#10 2013-03-08 13:18:10

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Re: money

Hmmmm, a million math things. Do they have to be 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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#11 2013-03-08 13:35:45

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Yes, otherwise they would be useless.

#12 2013-03-08 13:37:47

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Darn! That is going to make it much tougher.


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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#13 2013-03-08 14:28:19

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Yes, that's what makes it so valuable and desirable (more than money).

#14 2013-03-08 20:46:12

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Re: money

Just a million things?  That's not so hard.  I can do it in one line:

QED.  smile

Bob

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#15 2013-03-09 01:32:36

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Re: money

If you had written out the equation for each of the million numbers, it might have been counted as a million maths things. But, like this, it's just one! smile


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#16 2013-03-09 03:15:14

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Re: money

I like this one:

That is a millionth degree polynomial and I know all million roots. Each root is a fact.

Last edited by bobbym (2013-03-10 01:42:12)


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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#17 2013-03-09 20:51:21

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Stefy wrote:

If you had written out the equation for each of the million numbers, it might have been counted as a million maths things. But, like this, it's just one!

So you are arguing that 1000000 facts only exist if you  say each one separately?

But isn't this one of the things that mathematical notation is used for?

eg.  Multiplication of numbers is commutative:

You want me to write out all the values for a and b individually??? smile

Bob

Last edited by bob bundy (2013-03-09 20:53:04)


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#18 2013-03-09 20:55:28

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I do not want you to write them. But if you want them to be separate facts, you would need to write them out separately.

Of course, first we need to agree on the definition of a fact, since it seems that's causing the problem.


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#19 2013-03-09 22:56:49

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Re: money

somebody wrote:

Money isn't everything in life, but be sure to earn enough before you think of such nonsense


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#20 2013-03-10 00:26:16

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Yes, but how much is enough? Is too much enough? But if it is too much then how can it be enough?


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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#21 2013-03-10 00:30:08

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A double of your monthly fees (food, water, electricity,...) is enough for one month.


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#22 2013-03-10 00:49:57

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Double? And then double that again the next month? Sounds like a math riddle...


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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#23 2013-03-10 01:28:21

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Well, each month your fees are about the same, so each month nearly the same amount of money is needed.


“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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#24 2013-03-10 01:51:02

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Re: money

William Gibson wrote:

And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew, with an instinctive mammalian certainty, that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human.

Hmmmm.


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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#25 2013-03-10 02:12:21

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Re: money

Rich folks may ride on camels, but it aint’t so easy for ’em to see out of a needle’s eye.

Words of wisdom from Mrs Gamp in Martin Chuzzlewit.


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