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Are you meant to solve it?

bob bundy wrote:

hi Stefy,

Thanks. But I'm getting strange results from the second solution to the quadratic. And I've tried two more examples with the same happening again. I'm just trying to make sense of all my paperwork; then I'll post what I've found.

Bob

I didn't have to solve any quadratics...

You put in b=a+e.

A lot of stuff cancels out.

Yes, that is it.

Hi Bob

I'm getting just one solution but it has nothing to do with complex numbers.

Thanks!

Correct. That does not stop it from happening.

Ah, you mean from his point of view. Yes, many think like that and many do not agree. It's a choice.

Why would it be unacceptable anywhere?

It's not.

What about affinity towards bumpkins?

Are you sure it's not white down black up. Cause if it's what you said, Black is already mated.

None of those is an optimal move, so it would never happen.

The second line is incorrect, because

What you can do is write

as and take out the common factor of out of both terms.Um, phro, I don't think the black king can go to d5.

So, all the variations end up with a mate?

Why wouldn't the king go to c4 in the second move in the first case?

What if black goes Tc5 on the first move?

It's something like logic programming except more specialized. And it seems it's often mixed with another paradigm (functional, imperative,...). The two languages mentioned on W are Oz, which is functional, and Kaleidoscope, which is imperative.

Oz seems really interresting.

Agnishom wrote:

Parallel is for lines/rays.

When I see (5,6,7), I think of a point

A vector can be parallel to a plane.

Also, the definition I gave is a bit more precise as a vector cannot lie in a plane.

Vectors are coplanar if there is a plane they are all parallel to.