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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Welcome to Coder's Corner... discussions about programming, algorithms and the like

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

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**Ricky****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-12-04
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Woohoo! 10th post in the new forum.

"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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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Oh, ha very ha! Had you been saving up for that one?

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

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**mikau****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-22
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YEAH! We have a compy sci forum now!

and many thanks for taking my suggestion!

Woohoo! 10th post in the new forum.

I was confused there for juuuust a sec. Lol!

100th post!!

Well we need some good starter posts. How bout it, Ricky? What should be first?

*Last edited by mikau (2007-07-26 18:23:36)*

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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"The Unbearable Lightness of Coding"

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

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**luca-deltodesco****Member**- Registered: 2006-05-05
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great how long ago was it when the discussion for this forum started?

The Beginning Of All Things To End.

The End Of All Things To Come.

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**mikau****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-22
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it seems like we kinda forgot about it for a while.

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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**mikau****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-22
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I was just thinking, i mentioned earlier some posts could be moved here. Like Luca's physics engine (if he doesn't mind) maybe the Tower of Hanoi and Lower Bound proofs, etc. Just whatever applies.

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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**Sarah Rebekah 13****Guest**

So non Members Can post in this area?

**sasha1grate****Member**- Registered: 2011-07-26
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i cant post here?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I think you already did.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**Arthur Bon Zavi****Member**- Registered: 2011-10-30
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**A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.** Good one this.

In the heart of the night, when it's dark in the lights; I heard the loudest voice - a gun shot on the floor.

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Is it so?

'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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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Juliania
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Hehe B|

"What is the square root of 2? 1.4141592653589793238" Seriously, I thought it was that. Too round?

3.141592653589793238...

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**noelevans****Member**- Registered: 2012-07-20
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When Al Gore goes jogging his pace is called an algorithm. And if he runs across fallen tree trunks

then it is also a ... But it is difficult for him if the logs don't line up nicely. So maybe an algorithm

can be a missfelled logarithm, eh mikau?

Writing "pretty" math (two dimensional) is easier to read and grasp than LaTex (one dimensional).

LaTex is like painting on many strips of paper and then stacking them to see what picture they make.

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