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## #226 2013-03-21 02:26:45

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For me it always was one of the best.

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.

## #227 2013-04-01 23:53:13

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Is there a pattern in these?

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

## #228 2013-04-02 00:07:12

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Up - down or left - right?

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.

## #229 2013-04-02 00:08:15

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Both.

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“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #230 2013-04-02 00:09:05

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How about the first column, can you supply more?

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.

## #231 2013-04-02 00:10:21

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11, 12, 13, 14, 15...

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #232 2013-04-02 00:12:00

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Hi;

Yes, the more the merrier!

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.

## #233 2013-04-02 00:14:54

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Well, the first column is obvious. Those are the natural numbers...

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #234 2013-04-02 00:28:13

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Yikes! That is a good one. The second column.

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.

## #235 2013-04-02 00:30:51

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You can generate all the numbers you need:

#### Code:

```f[bins_, k_] := Sum[i*(i - k)!/(bins^(i - 1))*Binomial[i - 1, k - 1]*Coefficient[(Sum[x^j/j!, {j, 0, k - 1}])^(bins - 1), x, i - k], {i,k, bins*(k - 1) + 1}]
MatrixForm[Table[Table[f[i, j], {i, 1, 10}], {j, 1, 10}]]```

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #236 2013-04-02 00:36:25

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Hmmm, that looks like M code to me.

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.

## #237 2013-04-02 00:45:02

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It is M code.

And the function f is the function which calculates the expected value for k balls to appear in a bin, where the number of bins is represented bt the number "bins".

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #238 2013-04-02 00:51:48

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Are you aware of its awesome firepower?

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.

## #239 2013-04-02 01:03:10

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Like what?

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #240 2013-04-02 01:04:33

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FindSequenceFunction for one thing...

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.

## #241 2013-04-02 01:08:37

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I got this for 2 bins:

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #242 2013-04-02 01:16:01

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You mean:

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.

## #243 2013-04-02 01:16:51

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Well, it spit out the above for me...

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #244 2013-04-02 01:18:14

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If it spits at you then you have to beat it into submission until it gives that answer.

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.

## #245 2013-04-02 01:19:45

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How did you get that answer?

I entered:

#### Code:

`FindSequenceFunction[Table[f[2, j], {j, 1, 100}]]`

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #246 2013-04-02 01:23:37

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Underneath any answer should be the command bar.

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.

## #247 2013-04-02 01:27:38

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There is. I have plot, evaluate at a point, differentiate and integrate...

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #248 2013-04-02 01:32:04

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You have more there than I do. But it changes, trying to figure what you want.

FullSimplify[%]

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.

## #249 2013-04-02 01:34:22

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It's still the same...

What did you enter, exactly?

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #250 2013-04-02 01:37:08

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First take the MatrixForm wrapper off the original code and change it to this:

ans=Table[Table[f[i,j],{i,2,2}],{j,1,15}]

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.