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#26 2014-06-09 00:56:42

Agnishom
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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.

ElainaVW? She has started designing tests like this following your footsteps?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
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#27 2014-06-09 03:06:36

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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.


Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
- Carl Sagan

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#28 2014-06-09 03:57:40

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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.

Hi;


Agnishom wrote:

ElainaVW? She has started designing tests like this following your footsteps?

Nope, she had to take this test and you do not remember or did not do your reading.


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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#29 2014-06-09 18:49:49

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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.

I think I remember...


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#30 2014-06-09 19:26:14

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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.

Hmmm, I would say not.

She has started designing tests like this following your footsteps?

I do not design tests, I flunk them.


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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#31 2014-06-10 03:40:52

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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.

You design questions. Or rather, your subconscience does.


“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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#32 2014-06-10 03:47:05

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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.

You know how I hate that psyche babble jargon. What is your answer?


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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#33 2014-06-10 03:53:51

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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.

Last edited by phrontister (2014-06-10 04:07:25)


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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#34 2014-06-10 03:56:21

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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.

Hi;


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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#35 2014-06-10 04:04:01

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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.

Hi Bobby,


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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#36 2014-06-10 04:05:56

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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.

Hi;


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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#37 2014-06-10 04:38:21

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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.

Sorry, I did not understand chooipian's solution hmm


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#38 2014-06-10 04:40:54

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Re: Brittle math 1: The best quote of all time.


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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