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#1 2013-01-23 11:47:52

n872yt3r
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I've Reached Infinity!

I found another equation, which ends

Remember my sin, on, cos, etc. equation?

wink eek faint
Someone fix my LaTex; I'm not so familiar with it.


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#2 2013-01-23 12:41:11

bobbym
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Re: I've Reached Infinity!

I have had to guess at your intention to fix that. Please use use brackets if it is not correct.

Also, that is hardly infinity.


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 2013-01-23 23:59:30

n872yt3r
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Re: I've Reached Infinity!

Well, the Nexus 7 Calculator app was wrong... I'm sure I saw infinity on there.0


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#4 2013-01-24 01:12:49

bob bundy
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Re: I've Reached Infinity!

You trusted a machine?  Dodgy.  shame

I expect it just meant "This is bigger than I can handle."  Check the max value.

On the other hand, if that calc. really can show infinity correctly, that will settle lots of forum arguments about whether it exists.  smile

Bob


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#5 2013-01-24 06:10:08

bobbym
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Re: I've Reached Infinity!

Well, the Nexus 7 Calculator app was wrong... I'm sure I saw infinity on there.0

I  work with super powerful calculators everyday and it is very easy to think you saw something. It is also very easy for them to make mistakes and for us humans to misinterpret those mistakes.

Could be an overflow as Bob suggested.


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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#6 2013-01-24 08:59:36

n872yt3r
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Re: I've Reached Infinity!

It wont let me check the max value; and I swear I saw the infinity sign.


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#7 2013-01-24 11:40:59

bobbym
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Re: I've Reached Infinity!

Hi;

Put in 100! to start and let me know what it gets.


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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#8 2013-01-24 23:17:41

n872yt3r
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Re: I've Reached Infinity!

You mean 100! instead of 0!


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#9 2013-01-25 00:40:05

bobbym
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Re: I've Reached Infinity!

Hi;

No, just 100!. None of the rest.


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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