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#26 2014-04-25 00:48:02

bobbym
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Re: married couples-how many ways

Hamming wrote:

The purpose of computing is insight...


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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#27 2014-04-25 00:50:31

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Re: married couples-how many ways

so, you use the immobile computer rather thsn the feminine mind?


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#28 2014-04-25 00:53:13

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Re: married couples-how many ways

Nope and what is this feminine mind kaboobly doo? Intuition is used to form an ansatz, then the computer is brought in to try and verify it. Sometimes the computer is used first and then intuition brought to bear.


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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#29 2014-04-25 00:57:57

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Re: married couples-how many ways

I do not know. You brought this term to me,


'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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#30 2014-04-25 01:04:15

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Re: married couples-how many ways

I have never used that term.


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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#31 2014-04-25 01:19:39

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Re: married couples-how many ways

We will see!


'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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#32 2014-04-25 01:20:34

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Re: married couples-how many ways

See what? Everybody has and can use intuition not just half of us.


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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#33 2014-04-25 01:28:01

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Re: married couples-how many ways

You had given that term to me under the fig tree?


'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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#34 2014-04-25 01:30:17

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Re: married couples-how many ways

Please provide the quote, the entire quote and what transpired before the quote.


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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