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You're too much of a mathematician if ...by Edgardo
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#1
Sep207, 02:18 AM

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Hi all,
I thought it would be funny to open a thread like this. So feel free to post! You're too much of a mathematician if ... ... if you think that "epsilon < 0" is funny. 


#2
Sep207, 02:24 AM

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IF you think? It is funny.



#3
Sep207, 02:48 AM

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omg I didn't understand it, thank God..!!



#4
Sep207, 07:17 AM

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You're too much of a mathematician if ...
...if you think that the xcomponent of the vector formed by your instructors mustache is at its largest value at [tex]\cos \theta = 1[/tex]



#5
Sep207, 07:55 AM

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... if you think the reason the downtown area is called the center is because everyone commutes there.



#6
Sep207, 07:56 AM

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.. you can (finally) tell a doughnut from a coffee mug.



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Sep207, 09:22 AM

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#8
Sep207, 09:24 AM

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but the others are pretty funny so far 


#9
Sep207, 09:40 AM

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...if you deny that there can be such a thing as "too much of a mathematician"... and subsequently disappear in a puff of logic. 


#10
Sep207, 10:27 AM

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Maybe it should've been:
...if you can't tell a doughnut from a coffee mug. 


#11
Sep207, 11:26 AM

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...if you use the word "trivial" or "evident" more than once a day



#13
Sep207, 12:53 PM

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I presume you meant 0.9999999... = 1. 


#14
Sep207, 01:00 PM

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You are a mathematician if you say 'A', write 'B' but mean 'C' 


#15
Sep207, 01:07 PM

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If you begin a day to day argument: " For all x such that..."



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Sep207, 01:12 PM

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#17
Sep207, 01:24 PM

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My favorite one so far is jimmysnyder's. 


#18
Sep207, 07:56 PM

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Comes from Polya's How to Solve It 


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