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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

Yes, I have read that.

**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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I am from Gujurat.

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Oh! Thats good!

'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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Hi

I am currently reading 'Fermats Last Theorem' by Simon Singh

Did you like it?

**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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Yes! Its a pleasure to read and I like it very much

'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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Hi;

What else have you read and what would you like to read?

**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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I am reading "The Selfish Gene" now

and I remember having read "A Brief History of Time" a few years ago

'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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Hi;

I read a brief history also.

**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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Will zuckendorf encoding take less space than Binary encoding?

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

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Agnishom;

I have no idea, what is Zuckendorf encoding?

**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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I meant Zuckendorf Representation

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

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Zeckendorf representation? The one that uses Fibonacci numbers?

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Yes, this thread was about that

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

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Now what is this binary encoding?

**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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10000000000 = 1024 ( binary )

0010000100000011 = 1024 ( fibonacci )

I've just answered my stupid question, never mind

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

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Agnishom, how did your exams go? You were supposed to get your results a couple of weeks. ago, weren't you?

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Yes, I got a CGPA of 10.0 out of 10.0

Everything turned out to be A1 except for my PSA.

Thanks for asking

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Agnishom;

Congratulations!

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Thanks

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Hi; that's great. But unfortunately, I do not understand what you mean by CGPA and A1. I though marking was out of 500.

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CBSE has actually changed itself a lot

CGPA means Cumulative Grade Point Average. A1 is a grade

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

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I didn't realize CBSE utilized the GPA grading scale. Anyways, are you one of the national toppers for grade 9?

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I do not know anything

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bobbym wrote:

No, actually I was on the other side.

Of what?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of being a security expert.

**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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