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## #1 2014-04-28 23:14:55

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 92,893

### Digits of an integral.

New problem:

What is the 10000 digit after the decimal point of

A says) That is easy, that integral equals .39 so the answer is obviously a zero. You are slipping B.

B says) Slipping where? Amazingly you...

C says) Yes it is a 0 for precisely the reason A says. Well done A.

D says) Well, even a blind squirrel can find an acorn now and then and A is both right and wrong. Or maybe he is 2 / 3 wrong and 1 / 3 right I am not sure.

E says) Amazing conclusion D.

What is the digit?

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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## #2 2014-04-28 23:39:24

ElainaVW
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Registered: 2013-04-29
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Hello:

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## #3 2014-04-28 23:49:31

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 92,893

### Re: Digits of an integral.

Hi;

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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