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#26 2014-12-08 06:04:55

Agnishom
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Re: Ain't it the truth.

The point is that the stereotype shown in the comic is not true. Mathematica said so is a valid step and is accepted by many well-known mathematicians as they say in the book.


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#27 2014-12-08 06:06:11

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Re: Ain't it the truth.

Yes and it is my point in the other thread.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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#28 2014-12-08 06:09:44

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Re: Ain't it the truth.

What other thread?


'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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#29 2014-12-08 06:10:44

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Re: Ain't it the truth.

The one with that limit in it.


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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