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#1 2013-12-02 02:13:05

Agnishom
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Square Roots


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#2 2013-12-02 02:23:40

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Re: Square Roots


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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#3 2013-12-02 02:35:57

anonimnystefy
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Re: Square Roots

Also, in general:

Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-12-02 02:37:32)


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