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    (Original post by tigerz)
    The above questions were a warm up >.<, that my friend is a true Felix Felicis style question lols
    This is probably wrong but is the answer...(no peeking mathsnerd1)
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    Oh I'm very aware of the questions he asks as most of them tend to stop me completely and leave me puzzling for an answer for the entire day or night! :mad:
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    (Original post by MathsNerd1)
    Oh I'm very aware of the questions he asks as most of them tend to stop me completely and leave me puzzling for an answer for the entire day or night! :mad:
    LOOL, you wanted a challenge you'll be fine, think carefully
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    (Original post by tigerz)
    LOOL, you wanted a challenge you'll be fine, think carefully
    I know, I just tend to forget that when I see the questions they set me There have been quite a few that I can't do and a large majority tend to be part of a STEP question which I then go and finish because of answering the part I get set


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    (Original post by MathsNerd1)
    Will it be 1/2? I'm just guessing here

    Edit: Won't it tend towards 0?
    Nope, and no. Look carefully at the expression - can you see a repeating unit?
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    (Original post by tigerz)
    The above questions were a warm up >.<, that my friend is a true Felix Felicis style question lols
    This is probably wrong but is the answer...(no peeking mathsnerd1)
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    Also, for the first question, is it cheating to just type both of them into you calculator? LOL or would you have to prove it?
    Lol no, try again :ahee:
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    Lol no, try again :ahee:
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    I just thought the ones would keep cancelling and then you end up with a single one, I think I might try this one, I don't have my usual excuse of not knowing the notation!
    EDIT: ZOMG is the answer infinity?! Or sum to infinity, or something like that?
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    Nope, and no. Look carefully at the expression - can you see a repeating unit?
    I really can't see how to get an answer :-/
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    That was my last attempt, gotta do chemistry! If the answer isn't what I thought it was I have no hope as they were my only options loool
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    (Original post by MathsNerd1)
    I really can't see how to get an answer :-/
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    Look reeeaaaaally carefully at the expression - can you see something that's repeating over and over?
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    Let x = \dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + ...}}}} Can you see the repeating unit and how you could simplify things?

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    x = \dfrac{1}{1 + \boxed{\dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + ...}}}}}
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
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    Look reeeaaaaally carefully at the expression - can you see something that's repeating over and over?
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    Let x = \dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + ...}}}} Can you see the repeating unit and how you could simplify things?

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    x = \dfrac{1}{1 + \boxed{\dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + ...}}}}}
    Haha, that hint makes me doubt my answer in post 3166
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    (Original post by tigerz)
    Ahh
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    I just thought the ones would keep cancelling and then you end up with a single one, I think I might try this one, I don't have my usual excuse of not knowing the notation!
    EDIT: ZOMG is the answer infinity?! Or sum to infinity, or something like that?
    No, it's not infinity xD
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
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    Look reeeaaaaally carefully at the expression - can you see something that's repeating over and over?
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    Let x = \dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + ...}}}} Can you see the repeating unit and how you could simplify things?

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    x = \dfrac{1}{1 + \boxed{\dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + \dfrac{1}{1 + ...}}}}}
    Would you make it equal to 1/(1+x) = x to form a quadratic?
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    (Original post by MathsNerd1)
    Would you make it equal to 1/(1+x) = x to form a quadratic?
    Indeed :ahee: Just monkey business now :ahee:
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    No, it's not infinity xD
    Grr, final answer:
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    Indeed :ahee: Just monkey business now :ahee:
    I see so would the answer be:
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    x = (-1+sqrt5)/2
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    (Original post by tigerz)
    Grr, final answer:
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    No xD I didn't neg you btw, I tried to balance it but I have already recently xD
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    (Original post by MathsNerd1)
    I see so would the answer be:
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    x = (-1+sqrt5)/2 or x = (-1-sqrt5)/2
    Yes, but the second answer is sheer lunacy, no?
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    (Original post by tigerz)
    Grr, final answer:
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    Its not as bad as it first seems, you just need to simplify the expression and then it should all be pretty simple from then
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    Yes, but the second answer is sheer lunacy, no?
    Oh yeah, so its just the first one then, it all makes sense now
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    (Original post by MathsNerd1)
    Its not as bad as it first seems, you just need to simplify the expression and then it should all be pretty simple from then
    Let me try it again then lmao, that previous post saying final answer is now a lie haha

    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    No xD I didn't neg you btw, I tried to balance it but I have already recently xD
    Ahhh, no worries thank you anyways :')
 
 
 
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