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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Let's check you will be able to find it.

Test. Can you find your old GCSE thread?

Bob

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

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hibbob bundy yes i can fined the gccse thread ok now what?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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I have just spoken to Bob and he has said that the reason why he asked that question was mainly to establish that you do know

how to find that thread. He has also said that it would be a good idea for someone who has admin permissions to move this thread

to the "Help me" area and rename it to something that reflects what the thread actually is. Bob Bundy does not actually have the

necessary permissions to do that - he can delete posts because he is a moderator, but not move a thread and rename it.

*Last edited by SteveB (2013-03-25 22:32:15)*

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bobbym mamdy here i have spocken to bob bundy he can not move my thread are you able to move it and rename it for me ? If so you have my prmisipn to do this? Can you send message back to say you have done this please?

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bobbym mandy here just wondered if you got message about moving my thread and could do it for me please? If so send message to let me know please so steveb knows were i am on mif and every one else who nose me ok?

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bobbym mandy here you have my vote to move thred to somewere elas ok? Send message to say you will do this for me ok?

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Hello mandy,

Please be a little patient. People actually need some time before they know that you have posted

'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'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi agnisham mandy here if bobbym can not move my thread i give you my vote to move it for me and rename it ok? Send me message back please?

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

I will move it into "Help Me." Is that okay?

**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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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bobbym mandy here could you move it to help me with gcse or not? Let me know please?

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Mandy, only bobbym can do it

'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'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bobbym mandy here just wondering if you have moved my thread uet or not? If yes can you send me a message to let me know please?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmmm, you are posting in it right now. It is moved and has a new name.

**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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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Hi Mandy, I thought I would just make a little post here to say I am ready if you are to fire away on a Maths topic.

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bobbym mandy here thanks you for moving my thread for me? Send me a message back please?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You are welcome. You will continue your studying now.

**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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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Ok steveb mandy here my next topic. Is ratio and proportion I know nothing about this at all can you show me how to do them please? I will be back on here at 2.00pm ok see you then so you have some time to sort something out ok?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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mandy jane wrote:

Ok steveb mandy here my next topic. Is ratio and proportion I know nothing about this at all can you show me how to do them please? I will be back on here at 2.00pm ok see you then so you have some time to sort something out ok?

*Last edited by SteveB (2013-05-09 07:30:48)*

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Hello are you there ...

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi steveb mandy here no I can not work out. Percentage and decimal equivalent of them? Can you show me how to do them please?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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Are you able to do a division like 4 divided by 5 ?

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi steveb. 4 divided by 5 = 1 am I right then?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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No let me show you (I will use short division, but the long division of this amounts to the same thing as I could show you).

Right here goes:

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5 | 4 . 0 0 0

4 divided by 5 is 0 remainder 4 so: The 4 becomes a forty in the next bit of the number using a zero that I added ....

0

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5 | 4 . [40] 0 0

Now what is 40 divided by 5 ?

*Last edited by SteveB (2013-03-26 02:25:47)*

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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40 divided 5 = 8 am I right?

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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0 . 8

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5 | 4 . [40] 0 0

So I have now put an 8 up the top in the answer part of the division. Now there is no remainder and the other zeros

afterwards were really there just in case, and in this particular case they are not needed. So that is the answer to 4 / 5

ie. 0 . 8

*Last edited by SteveB (2013-03-26 02:30:57)*

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