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#1 2011-04-11 15:47:57

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Harvard Entarnce Exam 1869


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

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#2 2011-04-11 17:57:35

bobbym
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Re: Harvard Entarnce Exam 1869

Hi MIF;

Thanks for providing that.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#3 2011-04-11 18:30:50

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Re: Harvard Entarnce Exam 1869

You are quite welcome, kind sir.


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

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#4 2012-07-26 21:19:06

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Re: Harvard Entarnce Exam 1869

Thanks


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The essence of mathematics lies in its freedom - Georg Cantor

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#5 2012-07-26 21:34:19

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Re: Harvard Entarnce Exam 1869

Poor people. They had to know Latin and Greek and math.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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