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#1 2006-09-25 09:24:57

White Diamond
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Hi Everyone

I found this site on google.
I just wanted to say hi to everyone.wave

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#2 2006-09-25 09:45:46

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Re: Hi Everyone

Hi White Diamond!


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

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#3 2006-09-25 09:47:56

Patrick
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Well hello to you smile


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#4 2006-09-25 11:02:54

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Hi!


The world revolves around me. Deal with it. cool

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#5 2006-09-25 20:13:12

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Re: Hi Everyone

Hello. Good find!

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#6 2006-09-26 05:29:04

Devantè
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Hello, White Diamond. What kind of diamond are you? How much do you cost?

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#7 2006-09-26 07:04:26

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hi white diamond! hope you enjoy the forum! be sure to post lots ^.^


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#8 2006-10-03 08:37:02

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White Diamond wrote:

I found this site on google.
I just wanted to say hi to everyone.wave

MathsIsFun is the best possible math-related resource available. There's Wolfram's mathworld, of course, but we're better.

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#9 2006-10-03 09:41:04

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Of course we're better.......


The world revolves around me. Deal with it. cool

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#10 2006-10-03 22:50:49

WiZaRd
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Hi White Dimond Wazz Up...!


Be Happy!

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#11 2006-12-07 20:44:58

soha
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welcome to maths is fun diamond


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#12 2006-12-08 20:42:24

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White Diamond was on retail and cannot be returned.

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#13 2006-12-09 00:50:37

soha
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what is retail


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#14 2006-12-09 08:30:35

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When something is 'on retail' (where the phrase is varied across countries all over the world), it just means that it is on sale (which means that it is being sold at a reduced price). If something is being sold in this state, then it cannot be returned.

I'll leave it to someone to find the flaw in what I just said.

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#15 2006-12-10 04:43:26

soha
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no understand


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#16 2006-12-13 05:25:17

Devantè
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Means something is on sale.

Still don't understand? I can 'simplify' it a little more.

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#17 2006-12-15 18:06:37

soha
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i have understood retail by now


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#18 2006-12-15 18:45:00

Toast
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Welcome White Diamond! big_smile

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#19 2006-12-15 19:34:18

Devantè
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suha wrote:

i have understood retail by now

Then, that's great. smile

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#20 2006-12-16 02:27:06

mathsyperson
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Re: Hi Everyone

Devanté wrote:
White Diamond wrote:

I found this site on google.
I just wanted to say hi to everyone.wave

MathsIsFun is the best possible math-related resource available. There's Wolfram's mathworld, of course, but we're better.

We're good for different things. Wolfram covers a lot of advanced mathematics, but you need to have a very good knowledge of mathematics just to be able to vaguely understand some of their pages.

On the other hand, all of our pages are very well explained, but we also don't have nearly as many and the level is more basic in general. But we also have the forum so people can ask for help on whatever they need, whereas Wolfram just sits there. If you manage to find what you're looking for on there and understand it, then great, but if not then it can't help you further.

So I wouldn't say that either is empirically better than the other. Wolfram can help already competent mathematicians to become more advanced mathematicians, and we can help everyone else. smile


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It wanted to be normal.

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#21 2006-12-16 03:35:37

Toast
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Hehe, we're the main text and Wolfram is the glossary...

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#22 2006-12-16 05:57:10

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mathsyperson wrote:
Devanté wrote:
White Diamond wrote:

I found this site on google.
I just wanted to say hi to everyone.wave

MathsIsFun is the best possible math-related resource available. There's Wolfram's mathworld, of course, but we're better.

We're good for different things. Wolfram covers a lot of advanced mathematics, but you need to have a very good knowledge of mathematics just to be able to vaguely understand some of their pages.

On the other hand, all of our pages are very well explained, but we also don't have nearly as many and the level is more basic in general. But we also have the forum so people can ask for help on whatever they need, whereas Wolfram just sits there. If you manage to find what you're looking for on there and understand it, then great, but if not then it can't help you further.

So I wouldn't say that either is empirically better than the other. Wolfram can help already competent mathematicians to become more advanced mathematicians, and we can help everyone else. smile

Which is exactly my point...

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#23 2006-12-17 04:22:59

Toast
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Hmmm... if we have to give easily understandable explanations for the different topics, do you think we will ever be able to cover advanced math topics?

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#24 2006-12-17 06:59:36

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Depends on what you mean. There are some things that just can't be explained in simple terms.

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#25 2006-12-17 18:28:07

Toast
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Well, I mean like calculus and the mathematics of curved spacetime (nvm forget the latter). Do you think we'll ever publish articles on that?

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