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## #11851 2013-08-03 20:56:36

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

I think it is more like 60% of the people who will get a 2.1, I am not sure though.

## #11852 2013-08-03 21:03:52

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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

That is even better. What are you worrying about?

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.

## #11853 2013-08-03 21:14:57

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Failing and wasting tens of thousands of pounds, not getting on with people, etc.

## #11854 2013-08-03 21:16:28

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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

What are your options if you do not? 100% failure.

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.

## #11855 2013-08-03 21:28:33

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

If I do not what?

## #11856 2013-08-03 21:42:14

bobbym

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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

If you do not go for it and risk the thousands of pounds it will be as if you already failed. Your earning and position potential will be zero. So here are your choices, 100% chance of failure or a 40% chance of failure...

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.

## #11857 2013-08-03 21:44:26

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

I am going to try anyway. I would never just not go. Not going to university was not an option.

## #11858 2013-08-03 21:47:12

bobbym

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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Never balk over choices that are not really choices. In chess we say those type of decisions are called "forced moves." We make them quickly and with a minimum of remorse.

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.

## #11859 2013-08-04 04:32:48

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

I just feel like my life is about to change completely in a couple of weeks' time and I feel unprepared for that.

## #11860 2013-08-04 04:37:02

bobbym

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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

How is it going to change? Change is harder than you think.

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.

## #11861 2013-08-04 04:40:20

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Living on my own is probably the biggest thing.

## #11862 2013-08-04 04:44:33

bobbym

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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Actually it is a cosmetic change. What you are remains fairly constant.

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.

## #11863 2013-08-04 06:54:33

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

I don't know, though. Some people are unable to make the transition. H, for instance, had to go to the mental hospital shortly after going to university. Many others aren't able to live independently. I've lived at home for a few days on my own and can cook my own meals (albeit poorly), but for a whole year? I don't know entirely what to expect.

I just e-mailed one of the maths lecturers a question about past papers. He is probably thinking, what sort of weirdo looks at exam papers before the course has even started, much less in the summer holidays.

## #11864 2013-08-04 14:50:12

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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

I would say that is definitely what he is thinking. He is probably also thinking that you are a martian that has come here to steal our math. He probably assumes you have a couple of heads and 8 or 10 eyes... Do you see the ridiculous conclusions that are caused by trying to imagine what someone else thinks? You have no way of knowing what is on his mind at this point.

You will be lonely but you will be able to exist on your own.

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.

## #11865 2013-08-04 21:56:03

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

It was a joke. What he thinks is of no importance to me, I just want what I asked him for -- information.

I am supposed to find out what accommodation I've been allocated in in a couple of weeks' time. I told them I don't want to share a flat with anyone, so hopefully they will give me a single room. Whether or not I have to share a bathroom or kitchen was not specified (or if there even was a kitchen). If I want something of better quality I'd have to pay more, at the expense of living on a tighter budget. Given that I won't be doing any partying or clubbing, that will help cut the expenses.

## #11866 2013-08-04 22:13:00

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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

You might enjoy being by yourself, you never know.
When you are young it is easy.

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.

## #11867 2013-08-05 06:02:15

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

There are some advantages to being on my own -- no screaming from my sister and parents in the mornings. Doing whatever I like, etc...

But I will also have to do everything for myself, everything is my sole responsibility. I get the feeling that the first few weeks will be the hardest.

## #11868 2013-08-05 06:09:32

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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

It will be a change from having everything done for you. It is a big headache but you will get used to 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.

## #11869 2013-08-05 20:27:48

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

There are so many things that I feel I should have mastered before moving though. For instance, the other day I was making some rice and curry chicken and potatoes, and I took over an hour and a half just to remove all the fat, cut it up and wash it. 5 hours to make the whole thing. If I am a student I will struggle to find the time to do that...

## #11870 2013-08-05 22:57:31

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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

You will develop the speed with practice. Some meals take a long time, so you will avoid them.

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.

## #11871 2013-08-06 06:13:34

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Well, I have a month to practice... I'll have to use that time as best I can.

They have just told me that I will get 1 shelf in a fridge to myself, with a padlock. That is a start, I do need to know how big it is though...

## #11872 2013-08-06 08:28:35

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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

That is pretty good.

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.

## #11873 2013-08-06 08:33:25

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

I agree -- then I may not have to buy my own, thankfully.

## #11874 2013-08-06 08:44:22

bobbym

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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

Why not? Free meals would be a plus,.

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.

## #11875 2013-08-06 08:45:50

zetafunc.
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### Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

I don't know if I would be able to afford my own.