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Need help with my technical fest!

  1. Jan 19, 2012 #1
    I have this Computer Science tech. fest coming up in my college. I am assigned to collect a few questions for a particular event. Basically the question should be a mathematical expression which on simplifying/integrating/differentiating or applying any other mathematical operation should reduce to something amazing (like a popular word).

    ex: Simplify e^{b(y2.........some characters)}

    Simplifying this should give a word like ebay.

    Any ideas would be appreciated.
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 19, 2012 #2


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  4. Jan 19, 2012 #3
    umm I think we can't use computers, it should be solvable manually.
  5. Jan 20, 2012 #4
    x^y = ?
  6. Jan 20, 2012 #5
    That's fine with the example I gave.
    I need similar questions.
  7. Jan 21, 2012 #6
  8. Jan 25, 2012 #7
    dats a great idea!
    I made up another question :

    (-1)1/3.(-1)(1/2+1/2).f(x) , where f(x) is any function with x=-1

    This reduces to ωifi.

    I am trying to find a question such that the expression reduces to Hack or Hacked or any other Computer related word. Can you help?
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2012
  9. Jan 26, 2012 #8
    [tex]6.626068 × 10^{-34}\frac{\log(-1)}{\pi} \left[\frac{m^2\quad kg}{s}\right][/tex]
  10. Jan 26, 2012 #9
    Sorry I did not get that.
    The first value is for 'h'.
    Isn't log(-1) undefined?
  11. Jan 26, 2012 #10
  12. Feb 1, 2012 #11
  13. Feb 6, 2012 #12
    My calc I teacher showed us this one on the last day of class:
    Ice cube.
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