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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Depends on how you interpret a result like that.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I do not understand what you have against him, exactly. Could you explain?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Against whom? The i guy or Borwein?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Both.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nothing against either Borwein, they are brilliant guys.

The i guy used it as an excuse for not doing numerical work.

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**George,Y****Member**- Registered: 2006-03-12
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Actually, the answer is 3

Look at this poster before 2013 Asian Football Championship, the score will be 3:0

**X'(y-Xβ)=0**

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**George,Y****Member**- Registered: 2006-03-12
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Oops, I post the wrong question

**X'(y-Xβ)=0**

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

Yes, that is a different problem.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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