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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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

Really nice animation there!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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Think about this, if Earth were a bag of 100 M&M's:

97 pieces would be extremely salty and not fit for you to eat,

2 pieces are edible, but they are stuck in the bag where you can't get them,

there is only 1 piece of candy left in the bag that you can eat.

MIF is surely very witty.

Because the speeds are constant and never change

Nope. They are almost constant.

A wonderful page though

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

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**{7/3}****Member**- Registered: 2013-02-11
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Earth may not be based on god or goddess,but it's hindi and bangla name(prithibi) is based on a goddess.

There are 10 kinds of people in the world,people who understand binary and people who don't.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Agnishom wrote:

Nope. They are almost constant.

Thanks, will fix.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**barbie19022002****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
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I heard that the name earth is kept after the latin word 'terra'...you all can check it in the wiki..

Jake is Alice's father, Jake is the ________ of Alice's father?

Why is T called island letter?

think, think, think and don't get up with a solution...

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