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#26 2013-04-04 01:51:36

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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

Hi gAr;

They came out of some work I was doing, which I do not even remember! They are not very difficult and I was pleased when they accepted them.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#27 2013-04-04 02:04:56

gAr
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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

There are some sequences which do not comment about the problems worked on!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#28 2013-04-04 02:08:33

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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

That site is very useful and it has saved me tons of work.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#29 2013-04-04 02:14:21

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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

Yes, saved me too!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#30 2013-04-04 02:28:39

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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

Have you been working on anything?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#31 2013-04-04 02:32:49

gAr
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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

Nothing mathematical ..
Felt like relaxing for a day.


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#32 2013-04-04 02:36:03

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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

I have been pretty dull in my problem solving for the last 2 or 3 days. Maybe, I need some rest too.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#33 2013-04-04 03:30:46

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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

Hi,

By "relaxing", I meant I'm doing math after much time!
I don't think you have been dull, you are doing pretty well.


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#34 2013-04-04 03:32:52

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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

Lots of false steps and a bunch of errors. anonimnystefy has been sharp though!


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#35 2013-04-04 03:36:43

gAr
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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

That's okay, accidents happen.
Yes, I observed his work, he's been doing great!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#36 2013-04-04 03:45:21

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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

Hi;

Did you solve anything, and I read you did a little Knuthing!


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#37 2013-04-04 04:09:00

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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

Trying out that rat run problem now.
Yes, I wish he lives long enough to complete all his taocp volumes. Just reading a couple of random pages will have something new to know about!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#38 2013-04-04 04:13:54

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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

Yes, that was a fun problem and took a couple of people to do. There still maybe some errors in there.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#39 2013-04-04 04:28:02

gAr
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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

I got 2/13 for part a as well.
Will continue with it later..


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#40 2013-04-04 04:38:45

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Re: Expected number of questions to win a game

Okay, thanks for the confirmation.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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