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    (Original post by Bude8)
    I don't even know what it is exactly... I know it's a rough approximation but it doesn't sound that​ useful. Whether I'll regret saying that, I don't know
    It's a pretty good approximation actually. Don't know what it could be used for but I can see it being useful in applied situations involving unsolvable equations.
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    Can't decide what to firm out of Warwick Bath and Exeter... Exeter only gave me AAB and offered me a grant if I go there, which is looking really good against Warwick's A*A*A and a 2 in STEP which I just am not getting good at.......... but then Warwick maths is Warwick maths but then it's so much pressure to get in 😳😳😳😳😳😳 this will be a hard decision
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    I don't even know what it is exactly... I know it's a rough approximation but it doesn't sound that​ useful. Whether I'll regret saying that, I don't know
    I can hear Newton turning in his grave. :rofl:
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    (Original post by _Caz_)
    I can hear Newton turning in his grave. :rofl:
    Fun fact: apparently Raphson didn't even work with Newton on the Newton-Raphson thing, he just decided to put Newton's name in front of it to make people think he actually did work with Newton and that he's clever, something like that (so I heard, not entirely sure if this is true)
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    (Original post by Skill Twix)
    When do your exams start?Mine start on 18th May!
    12th :P
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    Fun fact: apparently Raphson didn't even work with Newton on the Newton-Raphson thing, he just decided to put Newton's name in front of it to make people think he actually did work with Newton and that he's clever, something like that (so I heard, not entirely sure if this is true)
    Really? I love people from the past, they did all kinds of groovy, self empowering things Can you imagine that nowadays? It'd never go down!
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    (Original post by The Clockwork Apple)
    Does anyone want a very good riddle?
    Yes please

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    A blind man is locked in a room, with no way to contact anyone or to know his surroundings.
    He has 4 pills in his left pocket. 2 are red and 2 are black. He has to take 1 red pill and 1 black pill in less than 2 minutes, or he will die. If he takes 2 red pills, he dies. If he takes 2 black pills, he dies. He can and must only take one of each. Obviously, he can't contact anyone to know which pill is which. How can he take a red and a black pill in less than 2 minutes?
    If you know the answer, don't spoil!
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    (Original post by The Clockwork Apple)
    A blind man is locked in a room, with no way to contact anyone or to know his surroundings.
    He has 4 pills in his left pocket. 2 are red and 2 are black. He has to take 1 red pill and 1 black pill in less than 2 minutes, or he will die. If he takes 2 red pills, he dies. If he takes 2 black pills, he dies. He can and must only take one of each. Obviously, he can't contact anyone to know which pill is which. How can he take a red and a black pill in less than 2 minutes?
    If you know the answer, don't spoil!
    I have an idea but I think it's a little bit stupid so it's probably not right :L
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    (Original post by The Clockwork Apple)
    A blind man is locked in a room, with no way to contact anyone or to know his surroundings.
    He has 4 pills in his left pocket. 2 are red and 2 are black. He has to take 1 red pill and 1 black pill in less than 2 minutes, or he will die. If he takes 2 red pills, he dies. If he takes 2 black pills, he dies. He can and must only take one of each. Obviously, he can't contact anyone to know which pill is which. How can he take a red and a black pill in less than 2 minutes?
    If you know the answer, don't spoil!
    What if he takes all of them?
    Edit: I thought maybe the taking one of each would help here as in he takes only one of each but twice
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    (Original post by _Caz_)
    I have an idea but I think it's a little bit stupid so it's probably not right :L
    Go ahead!
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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    What if he takes all of them?
    Edit: I thought maybe the taking one of each would help here as in he takes only one of each but twice
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    No! He can only take one of each. Not two
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    (Original post by The Clockwork Apple)
    No! He can only take one of each. Not two
    He only takes one?
    I really wanna know the answer. I've stopped doing my integration hwk to try and think about it hahaha it's killin me

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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    He only takes one?
    I really wanna know the answer. I've stopped doing my integration hwk to try and think about it hahaha it's killin me

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    He has to take one black and one red! Not more, not less. Carry on doing the hwk! I'll post the solution in half an hour
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    (Original post by The Clockwork Apple)
    Go ahead!
    when you take pill out of your pocket cut it in half? throw the other half away... Then you take the next one and do the same. Then you'll have two pill but in four halves and you'll know you'll have two black halves and two red halves? idk... Are you allowed to take more than two pills out of your pocket?
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    (Original post by The Clockwork Apple)
    A blind man is locked in a room, with no way to contact anyone or to know his surroundings.
    He has 4 pills in his left pocket. 2 are red and 2 are black. He has to take 1 red pill and 1 black pill in less than 2 minutes, or he will die. If he takes 2 red pills, he dies. If he takes 2 black pills, he dies. He can and must only take one of each. Obviously, he can't contact anyone to know which pill is which. How can he take a red and a black pill in less than 2 minutes?
    If you know the answer, don't spoil!
    Not sure about this one...but my theory is in the spoiler

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    Break each pill into two halves and discard of one half of each. Therefore the equivalent of two of each?
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    (Original post by _Caz_)
    when you take pill out of your pocket cut it in half? throw the other half away... Then you take the next one and do the same. Then you'll have two pill but in four halves and you'll know you'll have two black halves and two red halves? idk... Are you allowed to take more than two pills out of your pocket?
    That's the answer! Well done
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    (Original post by _Caz_)
    when you take pill out of your pocket cut it in half? throw the other half away... Then you take the next one and do the same. Then you'll have two pill but in four halves and you'll know you'll have two black halves and two red halves? idk... Are you allowed to take more than two pills out of your pocket?
    God damn it! :lol:
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    (Original post by _Caz_)
    when you take pill out of your pocket cut it in half? throw the other half away... Then you take the next one and do the same. Then you'll have two pill but in four halves and you'll know you'll have two black halves and two red halves? idk... Are you allowed to take more than two pills out of your pocket?
    thats what me and my brother got haha
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    (Original post by The Financier)
    Not sure about this one...but my theory is in the spoiler

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    Break each pill into two halves and discard of one half of each. Therefore the equivalent of two of each?
    Well done
 
 
 
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