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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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This is the best place to discuss advanced mathematics topics.

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**luca-deltodesco****Member**- Registered: 2006-05-05
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yaaay

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**Zhylliolom****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-09-05
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Perhaps a few threads from "This is Cool" should be moved here? Examples would be ben's "Lie groups, anyone?" and Zhylliolom's "ζ(2n)". Just a suggestion.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Good idea, I will move some. I can always move them back if it is not widely accepted.

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**mikau****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-22
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what exactly qualifies as an advanced topic?

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Good Q. How large is a slice of pi? How many angels can dance on a pin? And why would they?

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**Zhylliolom****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-09-05
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I would say pretty much anything beyond high school level. I'd say that's just about after basic calculus. Essentially, things that may make no sense or be confusing to normal people should go here I guess.

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**mikau****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-22
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We could make that a formal definition. Say we hire about 10 normal people and ask them to review every new thread. If they can't understand it, it stays. If they can, its moved to less prestigious forum. It should work but now we have to decide what qualifies as a normal person.

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A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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I am normal to the floor when I stand ... does that qualify?

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**justlookingforthemoment****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-05-26
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I'm a normal person, honest. Pick me!

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**mikau****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-22
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MathsIsFun wrote:

I am normal to the floor when I stand ... does that qualify?

If you asked the floor yeah. Should he be the judge?

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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**espeon****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-05
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i better not come to this since i dont understand anything since i just started secondary school lol

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Hmm...I could've sworn there were more threads like this (old threads) in some of the forums. I'll take a look, and I'll bring back my results.

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**espeon****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-05
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i would be good as a judge lol though lol i dont understand anyhing

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**Patrick****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-24
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you don't make any sense, thats for sure

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**espeon****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-05
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to me u dont make any sense because i havent studied anything like this except for pythoragus therem and the euler law and the formula for coordinates which i dont know how i learnt

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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They taught you Euler's Law already?

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**espeon****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-05
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no

mr humble from primary school did it was about shapes right the vertices time edges equalled something or i think i got it mixed up lo.

mr humble is a university professer who taught my dad at brunel. he takes 12 children(the best at maths yay me in the whole year 6) every thursday and teaches us

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**espeon****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-05
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he didnt teach me pythoraguds therem though i learnt that myself

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**krassi_holmz****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-12-02
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You already know the Pythagorean's.

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**espeon****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-05
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yay ty (waiting 1 min to post)

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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**Just a suggestion.......Why not have an Abel forum to disucuss the basics? Abel the great went very far, but then that was simply because his basics was very strong!**

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Umm...is that...*Ganesh*? I can't believe my eyes!

Oh, and good idea.

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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**Thanks again ** That was just a suggestion...... Abel's forum can disucss the very basics, the axioms, the conjectures, etc. Like (just a thought again) we can discuss the mutilated chess board etc.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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**espeon****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-05
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lol i havent seen ganesh for like ages!(NOTE: i havent really been going on ganeshs puzzles since i dont understand the curly things lol i do try i really do but it never works) also whats or who is abel?

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