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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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How greedy can they get, that they are selling a book that is in the public domain.

Try here and get it free:

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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It is available in many libraries.

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bobbym wrote:

How greedy can they get, that they are selling a book that is in the public domain.

Try here and get it free:

They are not, you have the full book on the website

E.g., I am reading http://calculusmadeeasy.info/4.html

'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'

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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There however there is an issue with formatting or expressions.

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For me it renders nicely

'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'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Anyways, it is a great book which requires special attention and popularity. It is what taught me calculus the first time 3 years ago.

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

I was referring to Amazon, who is selling the book.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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They should give the book for no cost to every household. That way everyone has access to this invaluable teaching resource.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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O! But thats a paper version they are selling

'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'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, it might be a good idea to download the book. Takes only a couple of minutes even with a modem. That way you can read it when you are offline.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I have an ereader but scarcely use it. I prefer books (any print material) but I do sometimes read electronically.

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