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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    I hope you fail your gcse's lol.

    I can't argue with you on that. They are too difficult m8.
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    (Original post by Insight314)
    Just making sure I chill/relax during summer and not burn out from maths.

    I still manage 5+ hours of maths a day, which is more than you will ever do, old chap.
    Btw has ur Boom Algebra and geometry come yet?
    Hope it gets lost in amazin depot.
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Btw has ur Boom Algebra and geometry come yet?
    Hope it gets lost in amazin depot.
    Lol, at least I am good enough at math to use it wasteman.

    In all honesty, it looks really pretty. I can't wait for it to arrive tomorrow.
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    (Original post by Insight314)
    Lol, at least I am good enough at math to use it wasteman.

    In all honesty, it looks really pretty. I can't wait for it to arrive tomorrow.
    But can you 'geomtrerize'. Thought not🌝.
    I don't have to usenit. Beardon is my dads best mate. He taught me how to count last year.
    By count I mean 3rd year combinatorics ofcourse.
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    But can you 'geomtrerize'. Thought not🌝.
    I don't have to usenit. Beardon is my dads best mate. He taught me how to count last year.
    By count I mean 3rd year combinatorics ofcourse.
    He is your dad's best mate? Lol, my parents have like zero connection to academia.

    I thought Beardon is not doing so well? One of my Maths teachers worked with him in Cambridge, he told me that Beardon is not doing so well right now.
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    (Original post by Insight314)
    He is your dad's best mate? Lol, my parents have like zero connection to academia.

    I thought Beardon is not doing so well? One of my Maths teachers worked with him in Cambridge, he told me that Beardon is not doing so well right now.
    Erm. I was joking.
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Erm. I was joking.
    If you say so m8. I caught you lying about knowing an academic royalty.

    jk, btw when are you doing V&M? I am already done with first 5 questions from the example sheet; couldn't finish two of them, gonna ask during my 'fake' supervision with my maths teacher.
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    True I will never do that, only if I get into Camvridge will I ever do that.
    Atleast I know it wasn't lack of 'talent' for not getting in and was just my laziness for not learning 5 maths modules until june/may.
    I hope you fail your gcse's lol.
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    (Original post by Insight314)
    If you say so m8. I caught you lying about knowing an academic royalty.

    jk, btw when are you doing V&M? I am already done with first 5 questions from the example sheet; couldn't finish two of them, gonna ask during my 'fake' supervision with my maths teacher.
    Well i think i know a decent amount already like that cayley hamilton **** etc. I will probably start something in a few days time. What are the last two? Send us the link.


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Well i think i know a decent amount already like that cayley hamilton **** etc. I will probably start something in a few days time. What are the last two? Send us the link.


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    You are talking in plural about yourself, lol.


    https://dec41.user.srcf.net/notes/IA...atrices_eg.pdf - the first questions are actually very easy. I thought they would be way more difficult, but seem easier than STEP questions.

    I did everything except last part of question 4 (I think I have made a mistake previously or I just couldn't get through the algebra) and question 5 (took the hint from Gregorius and had an attempt through it then got up to showing that \sin x sech y = 2 has infinite solutions, where z = x + iy and I just gave up). I was probably very close to answering both of them, but I am getting a 'supervision' in a few days so will be fine.

    Lol, you already know Cayley-Hamilton's theorem? How much have you dabbled in V&M already lol, that is like way into matrices and I only just began the vectors chapter (finished complex numbers yesterday, today did example sheets on it and now starting vectors, will probably finish in two hours and just chill/relax with TV series/vidya games)
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    (Original post by Insight314)
    You are talking in plural about yourself, lol.


    https://dec41.user.srcf.net/notes/IA...atrices_eg.pdf - the first questions are actually very easy. I thought they would be way more difficult, but seem easier than STEP questions.

    I did everything except last part of question 4 (I think I have made a mistake previously or I just couldn't get through the algebra) and question 5 (took the hint from Gregorius and had an attempt through it then got up to showing that \sin x sech y = 2 has infinite solutions, where z = x + iy and I just gave up). I was probably very close to answering both of them, but I am getting a 'supervision' in a few days so will be fine.

    Lol, you already know Cayley-Hamilton's theorem? How much have you dabbled in V&M already lol, that is like way into matrices and I only just began the vectors chapter (finished complex numbers yesterday, today did example sheets on it and now starting vectors, will probably finish in two hours and just chill/relax with TV series/vidya games)
    Well, i havent go on out my way to deliberately learn IA. I just know considerable amounts of some courses with one being numbers n sets.
    Will look at the example sheet later


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    (Original post by Insight314)
    You are talking in plural about yourself, lol.


    https://dec41.user.srcf.net/notes/IA...atrices_eg.pdf - the first questions are actually very easy. I thought they would be way more difficult, but seem easier than STEP questions.

    I did everything except last part of question 4 (I think I have made a mistake previously or I just couldn't get through the algebra) and question 5 (took the hint from Gregorius and had an attempt through it then got up to showing that \sin x sech y = 2 has infinite solutions, where z = x + iy and I just gave up). I was probably very close to answering both of them, but I am getting a 'supervision' in a few days so will be fine.

    Lol, you already know Cayley-Hamilton's theorem? How much have you dabbled in V&M already lol, that is like way into matrices and I only just began the vectors chapter (finished complex numbers yesterday, today did example sheets on it and now starting vectors, will probably finish in two hours and just chill/relax with TV series/vidya games)
    Cayley-Hamilton is in FP2 for MEI... or am I missing sarcasm or something?
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    (Original post by Mostly_Crazy)
    Cayley-Hamilton is in FP2 for MEI... or am I missing sarcasm or something?
    No sarcasm, lol. The characteristic equation is also in FP3 for Edexcel, but they've literally ruined the theorem. IIRC the Cayley-Hamilton theorem is pretty rigorous to prove, and is way into the V&M course. A-levels have literally just put it there with no proof or anything, but that is how it normally is; unless the proof is 'easy' enough (not rigorous enough) for A-level.
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    (Original post by Insight314)
    I am not gonna spoil anything, but I have never been so shocked after an episode of GoT. I am extremely impressed with GRRM's writing, I guess I should read the books at some point.

    Gonna do some more maths, and then continuing to binge watch Season 6. I can't believe how good it is.
    I wish he'd finish the bloody books!

    (The books are amazeballs.)
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    I wish he'd finish the bloody books!

    (The books are amazeballs.)
    I haven't read any of them. :hide:
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Well, i havent go on out my way to deliberately learn IA. I just know considerable amounts of some courses with one being numbers n sets.
    Will look at the example sheet later


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    I learnt N&S back when I was writing my personal statement. I wanted to include one of their books in my personal statement ("Numbers and Proofs" by Allenby) which is also the recommended book for N&S, so I had to read it before the interview, haha. I actually only managed through the set theory, and gave up since I didn't think they would ask me more than what I included in the PS (mathematical logic, truth tables and set theory).
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    (Original post by Insight314)
    No sarcasm, lol. The characteristic equation is also in FP3 for Edexcel, but they've literally ruined the theorem. IIRC the Cayley-Hamilton theorem is pretty rigorous to prove, and is way into the V&M course. A-levels have literally just put it there with no proof or anything, but that is how it normally is; unless the proof is 'easy' enough (not rigorous enough) for A-level.
    Ahh, fair enough... yeah, we didn't have to prove it, just solve problems with it.
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Well, i havent go on out my way to deliberately learn IA. I just know considerable amounts of some courses with one being numbers n sets.
    Will look at the example sheet later


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    m8, I've got some extreme headache. Haven't taken caffeine pills in a while, getting those withdrawal symptoms. I've already taken 1000mg paracetamol, do you know if I can take 500mg more or should I ask the fellow chemists? And, yes, I did google it but it only tells me about **** like don't take more than 10g or you die lol.
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    (Original post by Insight314)
    m8, I've got some extreme headache. Haven't taken caffeine pills in a while, getting those withdrawal symptoms. I've already taken 1000mg paracetamol, do you know if I can take 500mg more or should I ask the fellow chemists? And, yes, I did google it but it only tells me about **** like don't take more than 10g or you die lol.
    Hungarian mathematician takes pills to do maths

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    (Original post by Insight314)
    m8, I've got some extreme headache. Haven't taken caffeine pills in a while, getting those withdrawal symptoms. I've already taken 1000mg paracetamol, do you know if I can take 500mg more or should I ask the fellow chemists? And, yes, I did google it but it only tells me about **** like don't take more than 10g or you die lol.
    Think it'd be advisable for you to talk to your parents or a doctor instead of a bunch of people on an internet forum.
 
 
 
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