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**George,Y****Member**- Registered: 2006-03-12
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Click Here and Try for yourself!

*Last edited by George,Y (2010-05-04 02:37:03)*

**X'(y-Xβ)=0**

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**JaneFairfax****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-23
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Wow! I thought of Steve Davis and it correctly guessed my character. Id say that was just a fluke.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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He got mine but it took 2 tries.

**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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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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This thing is scary.

It asked me 19 questions, and I gave it maybe 4 yesses and 15 nos. It didn't seem to be focussing in on anything in particular. As far as I can tell, the only thing it knew about my character is that he is a British adult male who works on TV.

Then out of nowhere, the right answer comes up.

I really have no idea how that could have happened.

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Right twice so far. Good fun!

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

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**George,Y****Member**- Registered: 2006-03-12
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I think of George Cantor

And in the second round it gives Kurt Gödel

Quite close

I guess we have different classificasion of mathematicians into scientists or nonscientists

**X'(y-Xβ)=0**

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**Ricky****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-12-04
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I don't think they have Eisenstein in there. Questions kept repeating which meant they reached the end of branch in their tree.

"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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**ZHero****Real Member**- Registered: 2008-06-08
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I found this → Guess The Number.

If two or more thoughts intersect with each other, then there has to be a point.

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Awesome

'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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I wonder if they would detect bobbym

'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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