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It's enough to be reasonably sure, but with the exponential nature of the equation, even extremely close approximations get blown up.

But you're probably right, there is probably a proof possible without explicit calculation.
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(4th September 2016, 06:11)SteelCurtain Wrote: It's enough to be reasonably sure, but with the exponential nature of the equation, even extremely close approximations get blown up.

But you're probably right, there is probably a proof possible without explicit calculation.

Oh no doubt it would be a nightmare to control the precision, but once you have a handle on that and you've gotten to the first digit after the decimal point, and it is nonvanishing within your precision, you're done - it's just if you get .000000..., you can never be sure that there won't be something else, is all I was saying
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Surely it should be possible...
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Have you ever wondered how to count up to 31 with only one hand?

BINARY!!

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If you use two hands, you can go up to 1023! Big Grin



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4 you, man!
"There remain four irreducible objections to religious faith: that it wholly misrepresents the origins of man and the cosmos, that because of this original error it manages to combine the maximum servility with the maximum of solipsism, that it is both the result and the cause of dangerous sexual repression, and that it is ultimately grounded on wish-thinking." ~Christopher Hitchens, god is not Great

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                               |It seriously doesn't cost you anything extra, you just buy things at Kroger and Kroger donates...|

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(23rd October 2016, 17:28)pocaracas Wrote: Have you ever wondered how to count up to 31 with only one hand?

BINARY!!

[Image: 14604856_1300155306664026_16294000912989...e=5861C48E]


If you use two hands, you can go up to 1023! Big Grin




This is fucking awesome. Pity it would take too much of my time and energy to learn in practice.

In theory it's absolutely intellectually delicious and logically delectable.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnzcwTyr6cE


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(23rd October 2016, 17:28)pocaracas Wrote: Have you ever wondered how to count up to 31 with only one hand?

BINARY!!

[Image: 14604856_1300155306664026_16294000912989...e=5861C48E]


If you use two hands, you can go up to 1023! Big Grin




Digital binary. Cool!
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o268qbb_0BM
"My skirt is blowing upwards and you can sort of almost see my panties. What a massive cocktease I am. Oopsie." - Marilyn Monroe
"The problem with quotes on the internet is it his hard to verify their authenticity." - Abraham Lincoln
"You fucking numpties... if you crucify me I'll just respawn." - Jesus Christ
"You know what? As it's my birthday today we can sod my Golden Mean to hell! I'm getting shitfaced tonight and I'll be buggered if any of you bastards are gonna stop me." - Aristotle
"Confucius say... oh fuck I forget... I think I'm losing my memory. Oh and pass the dry roasted peanuts would ya?" - Confucius
"Lord... make me chaste... but not yet.... no first I'm gonna need some hookers and some blow. K thx bai." - Augustine of Hippo
"Screw you all I'd rather drink the hemlock anyhow you ignorant motherfuckers!" - Socrates
"Yes, it's hard finding out all parents are liars. I can relate because I remember my parents telling me they'd been fibbing and I didn't really exist." - Santa Claus
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDRWQUUUCF0
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