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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

**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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Can I have that guy's Biodata?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Biodata? I am not following you.

**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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B's biodata

'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'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I think the question needs to give a bit more detail.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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B's biodata

B is a fictitious character, as are the rest.

**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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**ElainaVW****Member**- Registered: 2013-04-29
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Hello

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Now that I have 2 combinatoricists confirm, I am sure I am correct.

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Can I have a fictitious biodata, then?

'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'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have not fleshed any of them out to avoid someone thinking that some letter corresponded to him/her. When I first used that format I thought it would be an amusing way to get some interest in the problems.

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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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It is.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I will drop that format. I have had people who believe that the letters stand for them. I have joking said the characters are based on real live people and was misunderstood.

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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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This is why I thought you were becoming too serious. You are getting worried over trivial things and think that we are so sensitive that we will get upset over such small things.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Think so, she is still steamed.

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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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But E was right?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi bobbym

The problem is ill-defined.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Me, Elaina and bobbym are interpreting the tests as indistinguishable with the days being distinguishable and the ways to arrange that is 70. Then, the possibilities where there is only one test is 5. Therefore, we got 65/70, which is different from Stefy's answer?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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It's not different. Look at the two more carefully.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi anonimnystefy.

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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Do you guys really not realize the I just cancelled the factor 5 in 65/70 to get 13/14?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Why did you do that?

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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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It looks nicer for my eyes.

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bobbym wrote:

I will drop that format. I have had people who believe that the letters stand for them. I have joking said the characters are based on real live people and was misunderstood.

You can name the characters Alpha, Beta, Gama, Pi and Omega

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes and I can always call them a herd of cows.

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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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There should be a Psi in there. It is the symbol for psychology.

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