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Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?Okay, no problem. I will come up with something. 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. #77 20130504 00:12:48
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?Okay, thanks. 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 #79 20130504 02:54:46
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?I am posting it now. 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. #80 20130504 04:00:07
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?Hi Bobby and stefy,
Yes...as per the question. I hadn't even considered the much sounder and accurate mathematical alternative and the craziness of such a large sim!
I didn't know that pattern trick, so that was nice to learn. Code:Count[Table[RandomInteger[1, 10], {10000}], {___, 1, 1, 1, 1, ___}]/10000 // N That blindinglyfast code in post #58 erred if I'd used 'a' or 'n' elsewhere in the current M run, but "ClearAll["Global`*"];" at the beginning fixed that. Found it on the net. Last edited by phrontister (20130504 04:03:11) "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #81 20130504 04:05:25
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?Hi; 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. #82 20130504 04:23:15
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?Oops! Yes, I was amazed at the speed and short code, but before understanding it properly I started reading all the other posts that followed and clean forgot to get back to it. I did look up Tuples and Cases at the time and think I'm nearly there with it, but I'll have a closer look after I've been to bed...which is where I should have been hours ago! "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #83 20130504 04:28:05
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?M has that feature. It is nice but it is confusing. See you later. 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. #84 20130504 05:02:59
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?
Thanks! 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 #85 20130504 05:07:31
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?I posted it a long time ago. 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. #86 20130504 05:08:55
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?I know. But, I haven't had a chance to post when you posted it. 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 #87 20130504 05:11:44
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?That is okay. Good luck with the problem and may the M be with you. 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. #88 20130504 05:15:44
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?Well, I'll leave this one until he sees and reads it. 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 #89 20130504 05:21:36
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?He might start working on it himself. 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. #90 20130504 05:25:25
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?He probably will. I just do not want him to abandon it because a discussion of it has started. 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 #91 20130504 05:28:24
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?Well, I hope the comments of A and C and especially D do not lead him astray. 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. #92 20130504 06:02:36
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?Me too. 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 #93 20130504 06:43:15
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?Okay, I have to go shopping so I will see you later. 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. #94 20130504 07:17:50
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?Okay, see you. 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 #95 20130504 09:19:45
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?Where am I going? Bought some food and I am eating it. 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. #96 20130505 00:42:30
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?Hi Bobby,
And May the Fourth be with you! "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #97 20130505 01:50:29
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?The Fourth? 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. #98 20130505 08:45:14
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?
Either that's today's date, or I've developed a bad spelling lithp. "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson #99 20130505 08:47:23
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?I thought it was the fifth over there. 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. #100 20130505 09:01:30
Re: anyone good with doing math on excel?It is now, but not when I wrote that last night. I'd waited with that post until it was the fourth both in Oz and the U.S. "The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."  Ted Nelson 