20070915, 11:27  #12  
"Lucan"
Dec 2006
England
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the area of the base of his Pyramid and its height Last fiddled with by davieddy on 20070915 at 11:43 

20070915, 11:36  #13  
"Lucan"
Dec 2006
England
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Your result follows from similar triangles, but refocussing alters the angles of the triangle (slightly) David 

20070915, 11:41  #14  
Bronze Medalist
Jan 2004
Mumbai,India
2^{2}×3^{3}×19 Posts 
simple algebra.
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Well Retina amazing isn't it ? That one numerical example I gave the forum is enough. And that's without a comp, just my scientific calculator But thats merely the tip of the iceberg, pal! It is only an offshoot of my Beth Theorem. With it I can give an infinite number of examples. You have the integers and I have the equations. There is a saying among mathematicians that one can only reach his peak in the twenties. After that one starts going down hill. You can now add that there are exceptions to this rule. Well it is said "genius is 1 % inspiration, 99 % persperation" True! very true! It all depends what you do with the 1% inspiration ! Its all a matter of attitude. Here is a saying I couldn't find on the Net. Two men looked out of prison bars, One saw the earth below, The other the stars. BTW: My inspiration is from the Holy Spirit of God. Mally P.S. I have just come across Xyzzy's post in "A simple question' (?) I think thats the best answer to you "To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge".  B. Disraeli Last fiddled with by mfgoode on 20070915 at 11:54 Reason: Adding P.S. 

20070915, 12:03  #15 
"Lucan"
Dec 2006
England
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I somehow recall other examples of ambiguity in the presentation of
this poser's problems. The ambiguity is often the only source of interest in the problem. David PS I note I referred to him as "poser". Most appropriate methinks Last fiddled with by davieddy on 20070915 at 12:34 
20070915, 12:12  #16  
"Lucan"
Dec 2006
England
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20070918, 13:51  #17 
6809 > 6502
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It won't be a picture, cause it is out of focus. Now if you wanted to know the size of the blur....

20070918, 16:50  #18 
"Lucan"
Dec 2006
England
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20070921, 08:06  #19 
Bronze Medalist
Jan 2004
Mumbai,India
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FYI
We, the sons of Malcolm Goode, wish to inform you of his untimely death.
He suffered a sudden heart attack. He took ill on the evening of Tuesday, the 18th, was rushed to the hospital, but unfortunately didn't make it. The funeral is set for 1030 AM on Saturday, the 22nd, at St. John the Evangelist Church, Marol. Should you require any further information, kindly ring 9869255301 or email jimgoode@blueyonder.co.uk Sincerely, Bruce & Warren 
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