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Re: counting problem to spell MATHI do not know yet, I have not worked on the problem. I am busy with the other ones. 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. #4 20130930 06:39:44
Re: counting problem to spell MATHI got twelve by following it round, almost as if it were a clock, but then I noticed that there are other ways (e.g. left, up, left). I'm sure there's a way to be sure (this isn't really my area of expertise) but just a cursory attempt at a brute force solution seems to suggest to me that 16's a pretty good answer. #5 20130930 07:22:47
Re: counting problem to spell MATHhi jacks Last edited by bob bundy (20130930 07:31:20) You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #7 20131001 05:05:36
Re: counting problem to spell MATHHi jacks 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 #9 20131001 05:22:09
Re: counting problem to spell MATHIf anybody is interested, my method is: 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 #11 20131001 08:02:01
Re: counting problem to spell MATHI like it when my answer agrees with somebody else's. 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 