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#1 2014-05-15 09:25:08

Maburo
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From: Alberta, Canada
Registered: 2013-01-08
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Hello

Hello everybody. I have been a guest lurker of the forum for some time now, although I made this account a while back. I thought it was finally time to start posting and getting to know some people on here.

The reason I have come to this forum: I love math! I am 18 and starting my first year of honours pure mathematics in September and I am extremely excited. I hope to make it to the end and achieve a Ph.D, though it seems like it will be a tough ride (and fun).

I am happy to be able to share my interests with other like-minded individuals, and I hope to remain an active member of the community. It's nice to meet you all!


"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas."
-Albert Einstein

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#2 2014-05-15 09:35:38

ShivamS
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Re: Hello

Nice to meet you too!

I'm sure you will love your program!

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#3 2014-05-15 10:50:24

bobbym
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Re: Hello

Hi;

Welcome to the forum!


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 2014-05-15 11:05:51

bob bundy
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Re: Hello

hi Maburo

Welcome to the forum.  smile

What University?

Bob


You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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#5 2014-05-15 11:37:34

Maburo
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From: Alberta, Canada
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Re: Hello

Hi Bob. I'm going to the University of Alberta in Edmonton.


"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas."
-Albert Einstein

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#6 2014-05-15 12:50:40

ShivamS
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Re: Hello

I used to be in Ontario (well, I moved around a bit in Canada) so I knew a lot of people who went to University of Alberta, University of British Columbia etc. In fact, I think I know some people who goes to University of Alberta for mathematics and science. One of them I talked to said the program there was quite good!

Maburo wrote:

I hope to remain an active member of the community.

You should as lots of people here will be able to help you with most problems you encounter there. There are also a few people currently or planning to study mathematics here too. I am currently in a 3rd year mathematics (double major with biology & minor electrical engineering) right now.

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#7 2014-05-15 14:00:46

Agnishom
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From: The Complex Plane
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Re: Hello

Hi;

Welcome to the forum.

What is your favorite color?


'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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#8 2014-05-15 14:40:42

ganesh
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Re: Hello

Hi Maburo,

Welcome to the forum!


Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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#9 2014-06-29 19:18:07

Chris2
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Re: Hello

Welcome to the forum Alicelewis110! You'll like it here.


Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
John 4:7

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#10 2014-06-30 00:31:14

Agnishom
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Re: Hello

Welcome to reality, Neo.

What is your favorite color?

Last edited by Agnishom (2014-06-30 00:33:45)


'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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#11 2014-06-30 00:32:48

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 90,866

Re: Hello

Morpheus: Welcome to the real world.


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 2014-06-30 00:34:18

Agnishom
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Re: Hello

I've edited the post.


'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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#13 2014-06-30 00:35:41

bobbym
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Posts: 90,866

Re: Hello

But the quote is still wrong.


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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#14 2014-06-30 00:36:57

Agnishom
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Re: Hello

I am not morpheus.

The person below is.


'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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#15 2014-06-30 00:37:25

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 90,866

Re: Hello

He is not Neo.


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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#16 2014-06-30 01:56:06

Chris2
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Registered: 2014-04-23
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Re: Hello

Odd... I saw a user called Alice just now...


Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
John 4:7

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#17 2014-06-30 02:01:16

Chris2
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Registered: 2014-04-23
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Re: Hello

Wait! I'm confused. Where is that grade 10 teacher? And Neo?


Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
John 4:7

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#18 2014-06-30 02:05:47

bobbym
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Posts: 90,866

Re: Hello

Probably deleted her post.


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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