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#1 2014-06-16 00:54:29

bobbym
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Bitter Roots:

Hi;

Show a good method to calculate

with no calculators or CAS to directly compute the answer.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#2 2014-06-16 01:13:45

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Re: Bitter Roots:

bobbym wrote:

I mean really, this is too much. Is not math hard enough without these guys insisting that only certain methods be used and others are in some way inferior? First it was no calculators, then it was no Cas', then without expanding, later no maxima or minima, now it is no gf! I am waiting for the ultimate problem, no calculus, algebra, geometry etc, no thinking and you must solve it while doing a headstand in 2 feet of water. Kaboobly doo doo! I only wished I was a young man again so that I could hand in the most abstract excruciating gf God or I have ever seen, just to vex this problem poser.


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
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#3 2014-06-16 01:44:13

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Re: Bitter Roots:


Now,


Wait... nature is calling

Last edited by Agnishom (2014-06-16 02:15:11)


'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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#4 2014-06-16 01:47:41

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Re: Bitter Roots:

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

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#5 2014-06-16 05:15:21

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Re: Bitter Roots:

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#6 2014-06-16 06:07:05

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Re: Bitter Roots:

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

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#7 2014-06-16 06:39:10

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Re: Bitter Roots:

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#8 2014-06-16 06:59:13

anonimnystefy
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Re: Bitter Roots:

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

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#9 2014-06-16 06:59:52

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Re: Bitter Roots:


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#10 2014-06-16 07:52:02

anonimnystefy
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Re: Bitter Roots:

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

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#11 2014-06-16 07:58:08

bobbym
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Re: Bitter Roots:

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#12 2014-06-16 10:07:35

anonimnystefy
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Re: Bitter Roots:

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

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#13 2014-06-16 10:24:43

bobbym
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Re: Bitter Roots:

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#14 2014-06-16 11:01:47

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Re: Bitter Roots:

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

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#15 2014-06-16 11:30:22

bobbym
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Re: Bitter Roots:

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#16 2014-06-16 11:44:02

anonimnystefy
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Re: Bitter Roots:

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

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#17 2014-06-16 12:00:42

bobbym
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Re: Bitter Roots:

Brittle math is currently on hold and must wait its turn.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#18 2014-06-16 12:08:45

anonimnystefy
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Re: Bitter Roots:

Hmm, okay then.


“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

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#19 2014-06-16 19:48:42

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Re: Bitter Roots:

Hi,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#20 2014-06-16 20:01:02

bobbym
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Re: Bitter Roots:

Hi gAr;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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