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#26 2014-06-08 19:28:04

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

Why did you have to put that in hide tags?

Are you asking me to calculate that?


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#27 2014-06-08 19:34:11

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.


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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#28 2014-06-08 20:01:37

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

The question here is

What is happening here?

What is the question for brittle 1?


'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'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#29 2014-06-08 20:04:26

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

Hmmm, is not Brad being asked a question?


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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#30 2014-06-08 20:05:12

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

Yes, but that is for Brad?

What is the question for us?


'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'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#31 2014-06-08 20:10:47

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

You are given no clues, no input except to throw you off. It defeats the purpose of the questions if any hints are given. This is a test for you and only you. Everyone takes it in their own way. You are measured by your response. You only have a couple of minutes.


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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#32 2014-06-08 20:12:41

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

I do not want hints but what is the question?


'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'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#33 2014-06-08 20:14:45

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

I believe you are supposed to respond to it with the proper question.


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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#34 2014-06-08 20:17:55

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

You want me to find the appropriate question?


'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'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#35 2014-06-08 20:19:03

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.


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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#36 2014-06-08 20:21:08

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.


'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'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#37 2014-06-08 20:25:47

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.


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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#38 2014-06-08 20:31:07

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

This thread does not look like a math thread, by the 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'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#39 2014-06-08 20:36:10

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

It is very much connected with math though.

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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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#40 2014-06-08 21:22:19

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.


"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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#41 2014-06-08 21:26:35

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

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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#42 2014-06-08 21:50:46

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

Good...that's reassuring and I'll now be able to sleep better.


"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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#43 2014-06-08 21:58:42

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

It is only about 8:00 PM over there.


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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#44 2014-06-08 22:40:03

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

True.

However, the sense in which I used "now" is non-specific time-wise; rather, it is "consequently". I'm not at all sleepy now, so if I went to bed now I definitely would not be able to sleep better.


"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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#45 2014-06-09 00:26:59

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

You are probably sleepy now.


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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#46 2014-06-09 02:31:53

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

Nah...the night's still a pup! It's only just hit the witching hour.


"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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#47 2014-06-09 03:23:10

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

Last edited by chooipian (2014-06-09 04:15:21)


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#48 2014-06-09 03:49:41

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

Hi chooipian;


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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#49 2014-06-10 03:56:44

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

So... When is Brittle Math 3 coming?


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#50 2014-06-10 03:59:10

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Re: Brittle math 2: Generalizing is a disease.

Hi;

As soon as 2 people solve brittle math 2.


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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