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Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-21, 22:36
Replies: 27
Views: 1,122
Posted By xilman
The factors are 6250...1761 and 7728...3417 ...

The factors are 6250...1761 and
7728...3417

Please PM me with how much you will pay me for 72 core-hours and, if your offer is acceptable, I'll send you my PayPal account details and, on receipt...
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-21, 19:17
Replies: 1,360
Views: 87,316
Posted By xilman
The plural of spouse is spice.

The plural of spouse is spice.
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-21, 19:17
Replies: 1,360
Views: 87,316
Posted By xilman
Octopus and octopodes.

Octopus and octopodes.
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-21, 15:16
Replies: 1,357
Views: 113,409
Posted By xilman
Irony. Irony of ironies, all is irony sayeth...

Irony. Irony of ironies, all is irony sayeth :paul:
Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-19, 11:19
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By xilman
Now try proving it as in Russell & Whitehead's...

Now try proving it as in Russell & Whitehead's Principia Mathematica.

It took them 379+86 = 465 pages to get to the point where they proved 1+1=2. The proof was almost complete by p379 but they...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-19, 11:13
Replies: 53
Views: 11,125
Posted By xilman
Quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat.

Quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-16, 20:16
Replies: 53
Views: 11,125
Posted By xilman
Anyone else seen this? ...

Anyone else seen this?

https://twitter.com/PlatformAdam/status/1382429933373431816/photo/1

The SO2 plume reaches the Arabian peninsular.
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-16, 17:03
Replies: 1,711
RIP
Views: 150,905
Posted By xilman
Helen McCrory: Peaky Blinders actress dies aged...

Helen McCrory: Peaky Blinders actress dies aged 52, husband Damian Lewis says
Helen McCrory (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-56770593)
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-14, 16:15
Replies: 1,711
RIP
Views: 150,905
Posted By xilman
Rule of thumb: if the promised returns from an...

Rule of thumb: if the promised returns from an investment sound too good to be true, they probably are.

I've relatively little sympathy for the old and greedy.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-13, 15:36
Replies: 53
Views: 11,125
Posted By xilman
Locusts make good human food too. I speak...

Locusts make good human food too.

I speak from experience.
Forum: jwaltos 2021-04-12, 17:57
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By xilman
I strongly recommend that you do read it.

I strongly recommend that you do read it.
Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-12, 10:30
Replies: 27
Views: 1,122
Posted By xilman
I realise that is profoundly misleading, not to...

I realise that is profoundly misleading, not to say wrong.

37# is certainly >7.4 billion, and so on, but the procedure outlined work only to 41^2-1 = 1680 as a primality test. It filters out 85%...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-11, 19:18
Replies: 27
Views: 1,122
Posted By xilman
To check for divisibility by 7, 11 and 13...

To check for divisibility by 7, 11 and 13 simultaneously use the rule-of-eleven three digits at a time and examine the result.

I quite often use this to check primality of small numbers (<30030)...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-11, 13:00
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By xilman
Quantum tunnelling? ...

Quantum tunnelling?


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_tunnelling#Faster_than_light
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-11, 12:56
Replies: 53
Views: 11,125
Posted By xilman
Exactly what I did. Hit reply instead of edit.

Exactly what I did. Hit reply instead of edit.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-11, 07:57
Replies: 53
Views: 11,125
Posted By xilman
True. The real reason is that I hit reply,...

True.

The real reason is that I hit reply, not edit.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-10, 18:52
Replies: 53
Views: 11,125
Posted By xilman
Were you there back in 1979? According to...

Were you there back in 1979?

According to the Beeb "Local media have also reported increased activity from Mount Pelee on the island of Martinique, north of St Vincent."

Those with a knowledge...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-10, 18:49
Replies: 53
Views: 11,125
Posted By xilman
Were you there back in 1979?

Were you there back in 1979?
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-10, 17:23
Replies: 2,888
Views: 218,171
Posted By xilman
Laser cooling of anti-hydrogen...

Laser cooling of anti-hydrogen (https://physicsworld.com/a/breakthrough-in-laser-cooling-antihydrogen-could-reveal-why-matter-dominates-the-universe/)
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-09, 14:33
Replies: 1,711
RIP
Views: 150,905
Posted By xilman
Phil the Greek

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11437314
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2021-04-05, 15:07
Replies: 280
Views: 68,095
Posted By xilman
Long before the invention of radio and...

Long before the invention of radio and television, people were writing autobiographies.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-05, 15:06
Replies: 190
Views: 9,521
Posted By xilman
Yup. It doesn't much matter as long as you get...

Yup. It doesn't much matter as long as you get the second within 3 months of the first.

For the avoidance of doubt: that's what the medics say and I'm just repeating it. Please don't be tempted to...
Forum: Programming 2021-04-05, 15:04
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By xilman
Released it how and where? Hard to give...

Released it how and where?

Hard to give feedback without access to it.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-05, 11:51
Replies: 46
Views: 1,167
Posted By xilman
Wrong. The first gold and silver coins were...

Wrong.

The first gold and silver coins were minted over 2500 years ago in Greece. Promissory notes date from 6th century China.

Commodity money (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodity_money)...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-03, 16:00
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By xilman
Remember: two wrongs do not make a right. ...

Remember: two wrongs do not make a right.

Three lefts do.
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