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**White Diamond****Member**- Registered: 2006-09-25
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I found this site on google.

I just wanted to say hi to everyone.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Hi White Diamond!

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**Patrick****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-24
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Well hello to you

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**coolcat23****Member**- Registered: 2006-06-21
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Hi!

The world revolves around me. Deal with it.

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**justlookingforthemoment****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-05-26
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Hello. Good find!

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Hello, White Diamond. What kind of diamond are you? How much do you cost?

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**espeon****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-05
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hi white diamond! hope you enjoy the forum! be sure to post lots ^.^

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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White Diamond wrote:

I found this site on google.

I just wanted to say hi to everyone.

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

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**coolcat23****Member**- Registered: 2006-06-21
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Of course we're better.......

The world revolves around me. Deal with it.

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**WiZaRd****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-09-22
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Hi White Dimond Wazz Up...!

Be Happy!

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**soha****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-07
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welcome to maths is fun diamond

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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White Diamond was on retail and cannot be returned.

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**soha****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-07
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what is retail

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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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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**soha****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-07
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no understand

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Means something is on sale.

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

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**soha****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-07
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i have understood retail by now

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**Toast****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-10-08
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Welcome White Diamond!

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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suha wrote:

i have understood retail by now

Then, that's great.

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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Devanté wrote:

White Diamond wrote:I found this site on google.

I just wanted to say hi to everyone.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.

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It wanted to be normal.

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**Toast****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-10-08
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Hehe, we're the main text and Wolfram is the glossary...

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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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.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

lotof 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.

Which is exactly my point...

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**Toast****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-10-08
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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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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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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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**Toast****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-10-08
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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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