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## #1 2014-06-14 13:07:50

bobbym
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### Bitter Bafflers

Hi;

You will need a sharpened head for this one.

The following problem came up elsewhere, you are given the 2 functions:

There is a parabola with a minima of - 3. You are given the image below and asked to determine the area in red.

Important: The answer must be given in this form:

and only that form. That means no other terms. You will have to determine the a,b,c and t in a rational way.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #2 2014-06-14 14:41:00

anonimnystefy
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Registered: 2011-05-23
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### Re: Bitter Bafflers

Hi bobbym

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #3 2014-06-14 19:30:33

bobbym
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### Re: Bitter Bafflers

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #4 2014-06-15 00:24:43

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

Hi bobbym

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #5 2014-06-15 00:28:20

bobbym
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Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

I thought that would be tough.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #6 2014-06-15 00:58:15

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

Hi bobbym

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #7 2014-06-15 01:04:01

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #8 2014-06-15 01:08:44

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #9 2014-06-15 01:12:05

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #10 2014-06-15 01:15:04

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #11 2014-06-15 01:20:00

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #12 2014-06-15 01:21:19

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #13 2014-06-15 01:25:28

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #14 2014-06-15 01:30:27

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #15 2014-06-15 01:32:59

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #16 2014-06-15 01:37:04

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #17 2014-06-15 01:39:56

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #18 2014-06-15 01:42:51

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #19 2014-06-15 01:46:29

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #20 2014-06-15 01:59:23

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #21 2014-06-15 02:01:39

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Bitter Bafflers

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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