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#11676 2013-07-06 19:20:30

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Very good that you are relaxing. What is the weather like 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.

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#11677 2013-07-06 19:32:22

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Nice and warm, 26 degrees has been the highest so far. Haven't been out much, waiting for my book to arrive in the post so I can go out and do some maths in the heat of the summer. I heard that it is very hot where you are on the news?

#11678 2013-07-06 19:37:21

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Yes, record breaking. They said 118F. I went outside with my digital thermometer which is accurate to .1°  It read 122F. The hottest I have ever known was 119F.


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.

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#11679 2013-07-06 19:37:57

zetafunc.
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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

And a lot of people are dropping like flies out there too, I heard?

#11680 2013-07-06 19:40:08

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

I have heard of 1 fatality and a bunch of people who are suffering from heat stroke. That was 3 days ago, could be more by 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.

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#11681 2013-07-06 19:43:47

zetafunc.
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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

That is terrible. And it is only going to get hotter apparently.

#11682 2013-07-06 19:45:16

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Yes, that is what they are saying. The worst thing will be when the power gets overloaded. Then we will have a blackout.


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.

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#11683 2013-07-06 19:47:20

zetafunc.
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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Sounds like a nightmare. And Brits are complaining at anything higher than 20...

#11684 2013-07-06 19:52:58

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Over here in Seattle they had a record 93F which is 6 degrees higher than their maximum. A heat wave is relative.


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.

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#11685 2013-07-07 07:36:16

zetafunc.
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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Yes, and 20 degrees in Britain is nowhere near our maximum.

Do you have Schaum's Outlines - Advanced Calculus?

#11686 2013-07-07 08:29:08

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

By Spiegel?


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.

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#11687 2013-07-07 09:21:52

zetafunc.
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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Yes.

#11688 2013-07-07 09:24:27

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

What about it would you like to know?


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.

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#11689 2013-07-07 09:29:29

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Do you think it gives a good treatment of the topics it covers?

#11690 2013-07-07 09:32:49

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

There are some numerical errors in Spiegel's books. They are good for problems and cover some topics that are difficult to find elsewhere.

The downside is many problems are not done and it is usually intended as a supplement to some textbook that he never names.


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.

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#11691 2013-07-07 23:41:32

zetafunc.
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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

My copy just arrived in the post; I had been scrolling through it online over the last week, I find it quite accessible. There are a lot of typos though, as you pointed out (for a third edition, much more than one would expect).

#11692 2013-07-07 23:44:04

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

He has other books too and they have obvious typos but it is still a pretty good book.


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.

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#11693 2013-07-07 23:44:53

zetafunc.
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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

I agree, lots of questions and examples making it easy to follow.

#11694 2013-07-07 23:53:01

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

His finite difference book is one of the best ever done.


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.

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#11695 2013-07-08 21:31:48

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Do you mean his other Schaum's book on Finite Differences or another one?

His Schaum's Advanced Calculus book does have some nice contour integration exercises.

#11696 2013-07-08 21:35:24

zetafunc.
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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Never mind, he only wrote the Schaum's one, right? Amazon showed two but they were actually the same book.

#11697 2013-07-08 21:48:46

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Hi;

Yes, his one on finite differences.

Have to do some chores, be back 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.

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#11698 2013-07-08 22:09:34

zetafunc.
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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Okay, see you later.

#11699 2013-07-08 23:35:05

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Got them half done so I am taking a break.


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.

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#11700 2013-07-08 23:37:08

zetafunc.
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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

More dishwashing?

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