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#1 2006-08-19 08:59:43

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This is the best place to discuss advanced mathematics topics.


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#2 2006-08-19 17:12:36

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yaaay


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#3 2006-08-20 06:08:44

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Perhaps a few threads from "This is Cool" should be moved here? Examples would be ben's "Lie groups, anyone?" and Zhylliolom's "ζ(2n)". Just a suggestion.

 

#4 2006-08-20 09:41:09

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Good idea, I will move some. I can always move them back if it is not widely accepted.


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#5 2006-08-20 12:55:38

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what exactly qualifies as an advanced topic?


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#6 2006-08-20 13:31:33

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Good Q. How large is a slice of pi? How many angels can dance on a pin? And why would they?


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#7 2006-08-20 13:51:40

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I would say pretty much anything beyond high school level. I'd say that's just about after basic calculus. Essentially, things that may make no sense or be confusing to normal people should go here I guess.

 

#8 2006-08-22 13:51:35

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We could make that a formal definition. Say we hire about 10 normal people and ask them to review every new thread. If they can't understand it, it stays. If they can, its moved to less prestigious forum. It should work but now we have to decide what qualifies as a normal person.

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#9 2006-08-22 14:11:24

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I am normal to the floor when I stand ... does that qualify?


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#10 2006-08-22 18:37:30

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I'm a normal person, honest. Pick me!

 

#11 2006-08-23 01:10:13

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MathsIsFun wrote:

I am normal to the floor when I stand ... does that qualify?

If you asked the floor yeah. Should he be the judge?


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#12 2006-09-10 20:25:49

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i better not come to this since i dont understand anything since i just started secondary school lol


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#13 2006-09-10 20:46:32

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Hmm...I could've sworn there were more threads like this (old threads) in some of the forums. I'll take a look, and I'll bring back my results.

 

#14 2006-09-11 02:10:21

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i would be good as a judge lol though lol i dont understand anyhing


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#15 2006-09-11 03:05:48

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you don't make any sense, thats for sure


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#16 2006-09-11 04:45:25

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to me u dont make any sense because i havent studied anything like this except for pythoragus therem and the euler law and the formula for coordinates which i dont know how i learnt


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#17 2006-09-11 04:48:56

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They taught you Euler's Law already?

 

#18 2006-09-11 04:57:47

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no
mr humble from primary school did it was about shapes right the vertices time edges equalled something or i think i got it mixed up lo.
mr humble is a university professer who taught my dad at brunel. he takes 12 children(the best at maths yay me in the whole year 6) every thursday and teaches us


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#19 2006-09-11 04:58:54

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he didnt teach me pythoraguds therem though i learnt that myself
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#20 2006-09-11 05:34:12

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You already know the Pythagorean's.
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#21 2006-09-12 01:10:34

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yay ty (waiting 1 min to post)


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#22 2006-09-21 02:17:53

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Just a suggestion.......Why not have an Abel forum to disucuss the basics? Abel the great went very far, but then that was simply because his basics was very strong!


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#23 2006-09-21 02:19:51

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Umm...is that...Ganesh? I can't believe my eyes!

Oh, and good idea.

 

#24 2006-09-21 02:34:02

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Thanks again smile   That was just a suggestion...... Abel's forum can disucss the very basics, the axioms, the conjectures, etc. Like (just a thought again) we can discuss the mutilated chess board etc.


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#25 2006-09-21 03:26:00

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lol i havent seen ganesh for like  ages!(NOTE: i havent really been going on ganeshs puzzles since i dont understand the curly things lol i do try i really do but it never works) also whats or who is abel?


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