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#1 2014-06-19 10:44:33

bobbym
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Bitter Maxima

Maximize

subject to the constraints


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 2014-06-19 10:54:44

anonimnystefy
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Re: Bitter Maxima

Hi bobbym

Is there supposed to be 3z in the numerator of the third term.


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#3 2014-06-19 10:55:43

bobbym
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Re: Bitter Maxima

Yep there is most definitely.


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 2014-06-19 10:57:04

anonimnystefy
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Okay, I will try it.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

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#5 2014-06-19 11:16:39

bobbym
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Re: Bitter Maxima

Hi;


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 2014-06-20 02:55:51

gAr
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Re: Bitter Maxima

Hi,

Last edited by gAr (2014-06-20 03:02:49)


"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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#7 2014-06-20 05:13:43

bobbym
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Re: Bitter Maxima

Hi gAr;


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 2014-06-20 05:25:15

gAr
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Re: Bitter Maxima

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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#9 2014-06-20 05:36:03

bobbym
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Re: Bitter Maxima

Hi;


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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