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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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But I don't see him posting any posts. Has he become a dead member?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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He is very much alive but he teaches now in your country.

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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You mean India?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, he is Indian like you. He is also a very talented combinatorialist, one of the best I have ever seen.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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Combinatorialist means???

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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One who does combinatorics of course. Whenever you see a problem that says "how many ways" or "how many arrangements" you are probably looking at a combinatorics problem.

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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Yeah, Combinatorics means Permutations and Combinations. I think I'm very good at them.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is good, it is one of my favorites too.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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My BMA book contains difficult problems on combinatorics too.

There is no substitute to hard work

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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They are all difficult. Combinatorics is so hard that even great mathematicians make mistakes.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**math9maniac****Member**- From: Tema
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bobbym wrote:

Okay, have you seen Mathopolis?

http://www.mathopolis.com/questions/index.php

Can you do those?

Hi bobbym,

I checked out this website you mentioned. It looks very much like www.mathisfun.com, especially the home page. Is it a subsidiary?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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It is done by MIF.

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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Well, did you now decide to buy the book? (Though as you have told me you are poor and cannot afford to buy it, i don't think you will)

There is no substitute to hard work

All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am even poorer today than when I first said that so you are correct.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**math9maniac****Member**- From: Tema
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bobbym wrote:

It is done by MIF.

Oh cool. What's the difference? What should I look out for at either of them?

Just in case you're wondering, I'm tuotring a first grader and would really appreciate some fun math resources.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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It is perfect for a first grader.

There is also http://www.mathopolis.com/

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**math9maniac****Member**- From: Tema
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Thanks a lot, bobbym.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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A first grader would be about 6 years old. He already wants to do math? Wunderbar!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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I(and everyone in school) start doing maths from LKG(In 4-5 yrs old)

There is no substitute to hard work

All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I know that but I do get to see the real young people. The youngest I saw was 9 years old.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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We start with doing single digit addition and subtraction in nursery.

There is no substitute to hard work

All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nursery? How old is that?

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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3 yrs old

There is no substitute to hard work

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is a bit younger than I was.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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That is a bit younger than I was.

From which age did you began doing mathematics?

There is no substitute to hard work

All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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