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#1 2006-06-14 01:29:19

Ricky
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Vector spaces

When learning about vector spaces, I came accross this pdf:

For simplicity, we adopt the following convention: x is a set, i is a natural number, G1 is an add-associative right zeroed right complementable Abelian associative left unital distributive non empty double loop structure, V is an Abelian add-associative right zeroed right complementable vector space-like non empty vector space structure over G1, v, v1, v2, v3 are elements of V, a, b are elements of G1, F, G are finite sequences of elements of the carrier of V, A, B are subsets of V, and f is a function from the carrier of V into the carrier of G1.

Simplicity?  Yea... right...

I closed that document faster than a Chuck Norris roundhouse kick.


"In the real world, this would be a problem.  But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist.  So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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#2 2006-06-14 04:15:43

luca-deltodesco
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Re: Vector spaces

what the... thats just ridiculous


The Beginning Of All Things To End.
The End Of All Things To Come.

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#3 2006-06-14 09:32:09

MathsIsFun
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Re: Vector spaces

The Chuck site is funny:
"When the Boogeyman goes to sleep every night, he checks his closet for Chuck Norris."
"Chuck Norris counted to infinity - twice."
"Chuck Norris can slam a revolving door."


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#4 2006-06-14 09:38:41

Ricky
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Re: Vector spaces

I think my favorite is:

"In an average living room there are 1,242 objects Chuck Norris could use to kill you, including the room itself."


"In the real world, this would be a problem.  But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist.  So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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#5 2006-06-23 00:26:45

Ninja 101
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Re: Vector spaces

I found another site where it says Chuck Norris can speak braille

Last edited by MathsIsFun (2006-06-23 11:35:34)


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#6 2006-06-23 07:25:06

stardust
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Re: Vector spaces

Who is Chuck Norris?

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#7 2006-06-23 11:36:46

MathsIsFun
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Re: Vector spaces

stardust wrote:

Who is Chuck Norris?

Shhh ... you don't want to make him angry...

View Image: chucknorris.jpg

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#8 2006-08-04 08:02:38

Devantè
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Re: Vector spaces

Wow, I like these kind of jokes. Nice find. smile

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