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Re: Another coin problem
For international students, IGCSEs are offered by the CIE and Edexcel exam boards (I think those are the only two, I could be wrong). They are designed to offer qualifications of a similar level to GCSE to students not living in England. #102 20130329 22:43:19
Re: Another coin problemζfunc, Y U NO SIGN UP? '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' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #103 20130404 23:07:14
Re: Another coin problemNEW PROBLEM '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' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #104 20130405 10:51:48#105 20130405 13:14:39
Re: Another coin problemI also got something like that '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' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #106 20130405 18:29:23
Re: Another coin problemAmazingly it is the same answer for any n. 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. #107 20130405 19:33:30
Re: Another coin problemSo, how? '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' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #108 20130405 19:51:20
Re: Another coin problemIt uses three series to get the 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. #109 20130405 20:28:09
Re: Another coin problemHi, "Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  Buddha? "Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay." #110 20130405 22:53:49
Re: Another coin problemThats a brilliant concept but what about the series? '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' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #111 20130405 23:05:09
Re: Another coin problem
Brilliant and a lot shorter.
Hmmm, the methods of experimental math never promise the shortest solution! They just promise a solution. c = 150 To prove for any c it is always 1 / 6 as gAr's method proves. 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. #112 20130406 01:15:25
Re: Another coin problemYikes! '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' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #113 20130406 01:21:50
Re: Another coin problemFrom programming. it is rather quite easy to visualize but difficult to explain. 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. #114 20130406 01:36:25
Re: Another coin problemI can do neither. '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' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #115 20130406 01:39:13
Re: Another coin problemLike everything else it comes eventually. But you already know how to program. 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. #116 20130406 01:56:08
Re: Another coin problemSort of... Last edited by Agnishom (20130406 01:57:05) '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' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #117 20130406 02:01:42
Re: Another coin problemIt will take some time before anyone can solve problems well. 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. #118 20130406 02:27:34
Re: Another coin problemAnd what should he do in that time? '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' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #119 20130406 02:38:55
Re: Another coin problem1) Work on problems! 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. 