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**Ricky****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-12-04
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1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1

"In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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**JohnnyReinB****Member**- Registered: 2007-10-08
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1's disturbed by one 3

*"There is not a difference between an in-law and an outlaw, except maybe that an outlaw is wanted" *

Nisi Quam Primum, Nequequam

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**Ricky****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-12-04
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There is a rule which can be described in plain english.

"In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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**mikau****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-22
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the number of syllables in each letter of the alphabet?

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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**Ricky****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-12-04
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Yep. I noticed this when I was trying to sing the alphabet backwards. It doesn't work right because of the syllables in w.

"In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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**mikau****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-22
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not unless you sing out w one syllable at a time like it was 3 separate letters, and then blaze through 'f e d' at the end.

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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