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Or, 78334 children per bobbym

'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'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Is that not a lot of kids? I am not that fond of children.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi mathaholic

I do not see how what you said is a con really is a con? I guess it's just a matter of opinion because I do not support fatalism.

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

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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I meant cons are disadvantages.

Bobbym: What did you notice in the census?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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So? Stefy's statement remains the same.

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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Hmm, maybe you're right, Shivam. Anyways...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Bobbym: What did you notice in the census?

The population per day is going down.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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Is he using calculus in the right way?

'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'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Extrapolation is always a little risky.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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What is fatalism that stefy is telling?

'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'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Fatalism: the belief that what will happen has already been decided and cannot be changed.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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Is it like: Therefore get up and prepare to fight. After conquering your enemies you will enjoy a flourishing kingdom. They are already put to death by My arrangement, and you, O Savyasaci, can be but an instrument in the fight.?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Maybe in some sense. Precognition does lend itself to the idea of fatalism.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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bobbym wrote:

Bobbym: What did you notice in the census?

The population per day is going down.

Yup, that's what other censuses did, so I decided to do so too.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is why you are predicting the end.

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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Yup.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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How do you arrive at the date?

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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Hmm...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Did you get that by plotting the points?

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I think he has made an excel formula

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You can get that from the hmmm?

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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Agnishom wrote:

I think he has made an excel formula

Correct! For every 50 years, rates go down by 0.5%.

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