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#26 2016-12-27 14:58:16

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

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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#27 2016-12-28 03:01:01

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#28 2016-12-28 07:03:02

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

There is a very good reason why you may not.

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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#29 2016-12-28 13:18:20

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

Is there?

'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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#30 2016-12-28 13:19:24

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

Yes, I do not have any code at all other than a slow simulation using something like yours.

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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#31 2016-12-28 13:23:07

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

What is the size of the tree for n kegs?

'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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#32 2016-12-28 13:25:10

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

I do not know but I know what it is for a Markov chain.

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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#33 2016-12-28 13:41:49

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

Tell me.

'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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#34 2016-12-28 13:43:31

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

I believe it is like n! or (n-1)!

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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#35 2016-12-28 13:49:10

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Do you have the answer for 10? 10! is not really very large.

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#36 2016-12-28 13:50:02

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

I have a simulation answer for any amount I want. But an exact answer...nope.

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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#37 2016-12-28 14:09:23

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

A closed form might not exist.

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#38 2016-12-28 14:29:38

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

That only again shows the ineptness of mathematics and those blasted methods.

This is part of a problem posed elsewhere and I can not solve it and neither can they.

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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#39 2017-01-18 04:27:08

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

Did you make any progress on this?

'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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#40 2017-01-18 04:36:24

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

The keg problem? No, but I think about it every day. Remember the mighty gAr could not solve it so it is very very tough.

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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#41 2017-01-18 04:43:03

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Wait, what? Does this problem date back to the days of gAr?

'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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#42 2017-01-18 04:51:06

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

Yes, it does but not over here.

I first saw this problem over here:

http://math.stackexchange.com/questions … 74#1581374

Following one of the most basic rules of EM,

If you can not solve a big problem try to solve a smaller one of the same type.

Of course I would like to solve it for 100 containers.

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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#43 2017-01-21 16:28:22

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

Hmm, how about we try caching some portions of the tree?

'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#44 2017-01-21 16:30:13

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Re: Ten Cool Experimental Mathematics Problems

We could try that but I have been looking at something that would not have to generate the tree!

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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