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## #51 2014-03-24 12:43:31

bobbym
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### Re: The counting frog.

Hi;

I got it wrong too the first couple of times. It seems to be a hard one to program.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #52 2014-03-24 12:58:42

ShivamS
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### Re: The counting frog.

Me and three math and programming gurus are getting

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## #53 2014-03-24 13:01:31

bobbym
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### Re: The counting frog.

Hi;

That is a lot of firepower to bring to bear upon that poor little exploding frog.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #54 2014-03-24 13:03:56

ShivamS
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### Re: The counting frog.

Great!
http://pastebin.com/667da5WB

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## #55 2014-03-24 13:07:16

bobbym
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### Re: The counting frog.

Hi;

Thanks for the link and I am going to eat that frog now. See you later.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #56 2014-03-24 13:08:27

ShivamS
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### Re: The counting frog.

Bye - and might I add that gAr got that answer long ago but you said it was wrong.

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## #57 2014-03-24 13:20:43

Agnishom
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### Re: The counting frog.

ShivamS wrote:

Bye - and might I add that gAr got that answer long ago but you said it was wrong.

I did too

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #58 2014-03-24 15:08:08

bobbym
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### Re: The counting frog.

Agnishom was the first to get it right. gAr was the second and the first person to see the connection between the frog and Josephus. The third solution was given by ShivamS.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #59 2014-03-24 16:22:08

Agnishom
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### Re: The counting frog.

So, will you please post the video of an exploding frog?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #60 2014-03-24 20:39:04

bobbym
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### Re: The counting frog.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #61 2014-03-24 21:37:44

phrontister
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### Re: The counting frog.

Hi,

I think I've got it now:

All it needed was to change a single "1" to a single "0". I used a simulation in an Excel spreadsheet and this oversight is just one of several things I wasn't alert enough to from the very beginning.

The spreadsheet solution only comprised many tens of thousands of cells, btw, and so the problem wasn't too difficult to spot.

Last edited by phrontister (2014-03-24 21:49:26)

"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

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## #62 2014-03-24 21:58:40

Agnishom
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### Re: The counting frog.

Did the frog conjure up the rocket?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #63 2014-03-24 23:41:05

bobbym
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### Re: The counting frog.

Hi phrontister;

Hi Agnishom;

Nope, the rocket is real. It is the frog that is no longer real.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #64 2014-03-24 23:43:22

Agnishom
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### Re: The counting frog.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #65 2014-03-24 23:53:04

bobbym
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Registered: 2009-04-12
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### Re: The counting frog.

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #66 2014-03-24 23:54:35

Agnishom
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### Re: The counting frog.

You do not agree with Biologist 1?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #67 2014-03-24 23:56:23

bobbym
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### Re: The counting frog.

Of course not. I think they make wonderful desktops.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #68 2014-03-24 23:58:33

Agnishom
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### Re: The counting frog.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #69 2014-03-25 00:01:57

bobbym
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### Re: The counting frog.

It sure has but I may want to change mine a little later.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #70 2014-03-25 00:39:21

Agnishom
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### Re: The counting frog.

I still like the delicious option better.

I hate biologist 3's idea though.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #71 2014-03-25 00:46:34

bobbym
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### Re: The counting frog.

I do not like the idea that they are stealing our frogs!

Have to go offline, see you tomorrow. Have a good night.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #72 2014-03-25 00:48:09

Agnishom
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### Re: The counting frog.

Uh oh. Is the princess expecting you?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #73 2014-03-25 00:48:56

bobbym
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### Re: The counting frog.

Nope, but the store is.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #74 2014-03-25 01:05:29

Agnishom
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### Re: The counting frog.

Any Princess there?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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## #75 2014-03-25 06:25:27

Agnishom
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### Re: The counting frog.

Or frogs maybe?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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