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#1 2005-06-27 23:01:46

Pol
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Help me plz!

Hi,i'm Pol. I need an EASYER way to learn maths,but i'v got A.D.H.D. Its very hard for me to learn,could anyone please help me? sad I would be so gratful if someone could help me!

Thanks

Pol smile

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#2 2005-06-28 03:12:18

Roraborealis
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Re: Help me plz!

I'm sorry, I don't know what A.D.H.D is. If you could tell me what it stood for, I may able to assist you.


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#3 2005-06-28 03:52:15

mathsyperson
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Re: Help me plz!

ADHD=Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder


Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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#4 2005-06-28 04:29:50

Roraborealis
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Re: Help me plz!

I thought it was a maths topic! How embarassing.......


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#5 2005-06-28 05:53:30

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Re: Help me plz!

Gawsh. Even I knew it meant something like that.


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I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#6 2005-06-28 05:58:49

Roraborealis
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Re: Help me plz!

So you're trying to say my level of intelligence is low?


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#7 2005-06-28 07:00:11

Mr T
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Re: Help me plz!

i do believ that was the implication


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
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#8 2005-06-28 07:46:30

Roraborealis
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Re: Help me plz!

Well, it isn't. >:(


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#9 2005-06-28 07:50:06

Mr T
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Re: Help me plz!

really?!


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#10 2005-06-28 07:51:49

Roraborealis
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Re: Help me plz!

I thought it was obvious, since (if I may say so), I believe I am more mature than you.


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#11 2005-06-28 07:53:21

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Re: Help me plz!

WHAAAAAAAAAT! That is absurd.


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#12 2005-06-28 07:57:22

Mr T
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Re: Help me plz!

stewie speaks truth. i can be very mature when i see fit. that time does not arise often however


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#13 2005-06-28 08:00:14

Roraborealis
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Re: Help me plz!

As I thought..........


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#14 2005-06-28 09:43:04

Zach
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Re: Help me plz!

Actually, the implications was that I knew that ADHD was something to do with attention. I have no doubts that your intelligence, measured in any way, I'm sure, is a high one indeed.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#15 2005-06-28 09:47:27

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Re: Help me plz!

Important: Intelligence and knowing facts are two separate things.

An encycopedia has more facts than anyone could possess, but it is not intelligent.

I have taught accountants, engineers and managers how to use computers - they look pretty silly hitting the wrong keys and not knowing how to open a doucment, but I never think they are dumb. They just lack information about computers.


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

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#16 2005-06-29 02:07:39

mathsyperson
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Re: Help me plz!

I agree. There isn't really any good way to measure intelligence.
I don't think that IQ is a good indication either, because it is measured with aptitude tests which only really test your logic.


Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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#17 2005-07-03 16:34:52

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Re: Help me plz!

I think IQ tests work fairly well. Testing a person's logical thinking can be equated to testing his intelligence. Logic relates to drawing inferences from available information. But logic can be funny too. This is syllogism.
The book is on the table.
The table is on the ground.
Therefore, the book is on the ground!


Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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#18 2005-07-06 11:40:57

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I think modern researches are saying there are different intelligences

A magazine had some "intelligence tests" in it, and a friend and I were doing all those "what is the next shape" puzzles. His wife said "I don't understand those at all". The next page had a test involving faces and names - you had 30 seconds to memorize them, his wife looked at them for a short while and said "go on, turn the page". She got every one right, and I and my friend hardly got any!


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

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#19 2005-07-06 19:13:30

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Aha, that proves something. What about natural, inherited talents, though? Could they be classed as different types of intelligence?


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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