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    Proof that LHS coefficients have to = RHS coefficients

    Yes I meant for all x≠y. Thanks for your help.
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    Proof that LHS coefficients have to = RHS coefficients

    Sorry, x and y are just real numbers. Such as -12.12, 20, 5080.892, etc. This is not of the form (a)x + (b)y = (c)x + (d)y Unfortunately I still don't see what's wrong with the matrix that I typed up. Not that you're wrong, I just can't understand what you're saying because my maths...
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    Proof that LHS coefficients have to = RHS coefficients

    Hey everyone. Thanks for so much help on this question. I need to prove this as part of a broader question in an assignment on utility theory. The equation is this; aE[u(x)] + (1-a)E[u(y)] = (b+(1-b)a)E[u(x)] + (1-b-(1-b)a)E[u(y)] (1) Both sides are a gamble, E[u(G(x,y;a))] =...
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    Proof that LHS coefficients have to = RHS coefficients

    Hi, thank you for your suggestion. Are you sure that this is a proof? I'm not sure; [x y] = [x y], hence [a b] = [c d], hence a=c, b=d I mean it makes complete sense but it's a part of a much longer proof for an assignment so it's important that it's correct
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    Proof that LHS coefficients have to = RHS coefficients

    Homework Statement If; a*x + b*y = c*x + d*y x ≠ y a,b,c,d ≥ 0 Prove that; a=c b=d 2. The attempt at a solution I've been fiddling with this equation and have been getting nowhere.
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    Lamest News Article ever

    I don't empathize with the view that this is crap news. I found it very interesting.. wish more news was like this.
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    Telepathy experience

    I wouldn't recommend Radin's popular publications for those that are serious about learning the field. His scientific publications are fine, but the meta-analyses that he provides in his popular books are not. There are those that have a much wider search criteria (hence a larger N, perhaps...
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    Medical MRI Mind Reading claim (newspaper)

    Why are the images all fuzzy :s Why can't they just pull up the actual image that they're guessing why do they have to "recreate" it? Thanks.
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    Medical MRI Mind Reading claim (newspaper)

    http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/mindreading-technology-reconstructs-videos-from-brain-20110923-1ko5s.html ::I can't locate the primary source:: Didn't want to put this in skepticism or another sub section.. too interesting. Move if wrong thanks.
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    Who won from the housing bubble?

    Mortgage brokers (the actual employees w/ limited liability) who were earning stupid commissions and those firms constructing and selling the original non-conforming retail mortgage backed securities without holding too much of them. Real estate agents maybe? (as someone above suggested)
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    What U.S. Economic Recovery? Five Destructive Myths

    From the quotation in the OP: I'm not sure what information this reporter was trying to convey when adding this sentence in during a discussion about youth unemployment. Those unemployed are unemployed partly because they're the most undesirable to the labour market (on average) in...
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    Potential MIT virus breakthrough?

    http://www.ll.mit.edu/news/DRACO.html Edit: Thanks to Ygggdrasil: Rider TH, Zook CE, Boettcher TL, Wick ST, Pancoast JS, et al. (2011) Broad-Spectrum Antiviral Therapeutics. PLoS ONE 6(7): e22572. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022572
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    Do you agree with multiculturalism?

    Can you please define what you mean by this damage that you perceive is occuring. Further, can you provide any evidence that this damage is actually happening and provide any evidence as to the extent of this damage. You did mention an inability to assimilate, so perhaps this is what you meant...
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    Near Death Experience: theoretical implications contingent upon validity of claim?

    I've done reading on this topic for about a year, a few years ago. Forgot most of the papers that I read. I recall the most interesting result from different studies being the claimed veridicality of NDEs.. Some cases seemed quite remarkable. Unfortunately I don't remember many references as it...
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    Most Frustrating, Embarrassing Brain Farts

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