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#26 2014-01-01 14:30:31

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

Really.


"What is the square root of 2? 1.4141592653589793238" Seriously, I thought it was that. Too round?
3.141592653589793238...

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#27 2014-01-01 22:52:20

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

Why not wait and find out?


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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#28 2014-01-01 22:58:32

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

Teens play a lot of games.


'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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#29 2014-01-01 23:15:13

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

He can wait 3 more years and see for himself.


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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#30 2014-01-02 01:40:37

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

that is a long wait


'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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#31 2014-01-02 01:45:24

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

When he first came in here he was 8, that seems like yesterday.


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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#32 2014-01-02 18:20:41

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

Yesterday was January 2


"What is the square root of 2? 1.4141592653589793238" Seriously, I thought it was that. Too round?
3.141592653589793238...

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#33 2014-01-02 18:22:07

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

True but 2 years ago seems like yesterday.


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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#34 2014-01-03 00:43:09

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

and what does yesterday seem like?


'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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#35 2014-01-03 04:53:34

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

2 years ago of course!


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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#36 2014-01-03 12:52:55

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

Hmm


'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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#37 2014-01-03 15:14:10

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

That was 3 years ago.


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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#38 2014-01-07 21:46:28

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

2 then 3. What was that story?


"What is the square root of 2? 1.4141592653589793238" Seriously, I thought it was that. Too round?
3.141592653589793238...

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#39 2014-01-07 21:48:52

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Re: Just a problem in some websites

Hi mathaholic;

No story at all. Just some comments about the passage of time.


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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