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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Obviously a physicist or someone at the AOPS or someone at brilliant wrote that joke.

**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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My version or yours?

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Post 50, is written by someone who does not like the teakettle principle. Did you read the whole thread I gave you?

**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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Not yet.

Why should it be someone who does not like the teakettle?

'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'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Because unlike mine he makes the person get pneumonia so he is clearly an idiot, ergo a follower of the tp is an idiot.

Please read the thread.

**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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I will. But I am not mentally feeling ready for such a complicated math problem.

I did not get it from any website. It is the translation of a joke I found in a magazine 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'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I did not mean you. I mean the person who wrote it.

You do not have to read the math just the chatting.

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Mouth watering. 65 told me that there is a food item called Chicken Chapter 65 available somwhere over here.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am not following that.

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I am sorry.

But why do you think that if two people have different opinions, one if them is crazy?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That was a joke. I loved playing with those people and teasing them was my way of showing affection.

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bobbym wrote:

I am not following that.

Don't you like chicken?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, I eat chicken.

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Do you like it?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, it is my preferred meat. I do not eat much of it though.

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**barbie19022002****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
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I don't know about you 2....but I hate chicken for its stinky smell...Yuck!!!!

but KFC chickens are taster than the homemade ones....I like them a little...

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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Please no more chicken stink talk.

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LOL xDD

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**tutor****Member**- Registered: 2013-06-25
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hi bobbym here Agnishom solve all the problems and he also given hints. i think still you have some confusion.I will explain clearly along with formulas

problem:x^4+8x^2+144

solution: [(x^2)^2+2(x^2)(12)+(12)^2]-16x^2 Formula:(a+b)^2=a^2+2ab+b^2

here (x^2+12)^2 = (x^2)^2+2(x^2)(12)+12^2

If u solve this, the result be x^4+24x^2+144

But in the given question we have 8x^2, we got 24x^2 for that we are subtracting 16x^2 from our result

so the equation be [(x^2)^2+2(x^2)(12)+12^2]-16x^2

[(x^2+12)^2]-16x^2

(x^2+12)^2-(4x)^2 Formula(a+b)(a-b)=a^2-b^2

here a=x^2+12 b=4x, [x^2+12+4x][x^2+12-4x]

Therefore[x^2+4x+12][x^2-4x+12]

*Last edited by tutor (2013-06-25 19:40:17)*

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Thanks for your contribution

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

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