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#1 2014-05-24 00:42:52

bobbym
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Is your approximately showing?

Do you see ≈ ?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2 2014-05-24 00:43:32

ShivamS
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Re: Is your approximately showing?

I am seeing a scall rectangle instead.

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#3 2014-05-24 00:49:31

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Re: Is your approximately showing?

I am seeing 3 strange characters.

Do you see delta?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4 2014-05-24 00:50:39

ShivamS
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Re: Is your approximately showing?

Yes.

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#5 2014-05-24 00:54:21

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Re: Is your approximately showing?

How about infinity ∞?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#6 2014-05-24 00:54:50

ShivamS
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Re: Is your approximately showing?

Yes.

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#7 2014-05-24 00:57:27

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Re: Is your approximately showing?

None of those are working for me but only your approximately is out?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#8 2014-05-24 01:00:06

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Re: Is your approximately showing?

Yes; both ≈ and ∞.


Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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#9 2014-05-24 01:01:44

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Re: Is your approximately showing?

Not working?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#10 2014-05-24 01:15:16

ShivamS
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Re: Is your approximately showing?

Now I can see all of those, including approximately.

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#11 2014-05-24 01:16:57

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Re: Is your approximately showing?

Strange, mine stay undecipherable.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#12 2014-05-24 01:21:11

ShivamS
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Re: Is your approximately showing?

The approximately sign wasn't showing for me before likely because I was using my phone. On my computer it works fine.

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#13 2014-05-24 02:28:14

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Re: Is your approximately showing?

i'm not seeing those but I have N explanation

Last edited by Agnishom (2014-05-24 02:28:33)


'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'
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#14 2014-05-24 02:35:36

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Re: Is your approximately showing?

Yours is off too!


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#15 2014-05-24 02:39:37

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Re: Is your approximately showing?

What's off?

May I post my explanation?


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#16 2014-05-24 02:40:56

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Re: Is your approximately showing?

The  Useful symbols, on or off inside a hide? Yes, post your explanation.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#17 2014-05-24 02:43:58

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Re: Is your approximately showing?

I saw

≈

Δ

∞

in that order.

Tried it in FF, chrome and opera.


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#18 2014-05-24 02:44:26

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Re: Is your approximately showing?

That is what I am seeing.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#19 2014-05-24 03:13:23

Agnishom
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Re: Is your approximately showing?

In HTML source code, if you just put an unicode character that is how it renders. To render it correctly it should be put like this � in the source code.

The parser has a bug, it is not parsing the things inside the hide tag.

This should not render

but this will:

P.S.: No, it is not working

Last edited by Agnishom (2014-05-24 03:14:36)


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#20 2014-05-24 03:17:10

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Re: Is your approximately showing?


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#21 2014-05-24 03:25:29

bobbym
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Re: Is your approximately showing?

It is not showing up correctly in you fix.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#22 2014-05-24 03:38:02

Agnishom
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Re: Is your approximately showing?

Hmm, but I have shown some light in where to start debugging.


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#23 2014-05-24 03:52:01

bobbym
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Re: Is your approximately showing?

Any reason why it is working in ShivamS' browser?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#24 2014-05-24 03:55:23

Agnishom
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Re: Is your approximately showing?

I think because chrome follows Google and not the prescribed standards. The developers of Chrome have realised that representing unicode characters as HTML codes should actually be needless.


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#25 2014-05-24 04:00:49

ShivamS
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Re: Is your approximately showing?

gAr tried it in chrome and it didn't work.

Edit: It doesn't work in my browser now either. I am seeing the same three characters you all are.

Last edited by ShivamS (2014-05-24 04:01:52)

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