Tonks
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 Brian Tonks
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 I have taught by tutoring since I was little. Now I'm big and I still do it! And Yes, I am sad that J.K.Rowling killed off my family.
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Does anyone have a simple counter example showing why dy/dx cannot be treated as a ratio?
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Calc Help...
What is the worst that can happen if I treat dy/dx as a fraction?
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Calculus help!
Why can't dy/dx be treated as a fraction? I can't find a counter example to why, please help.
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How do you prove cos(2x) = ... using the unit circle?
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A group of n 3x3x3 cubes are disassembled and then by adding in one more cubic unit, are reassembled to form a single mxmxm cube. How many …
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Are there any good examples of squeeze theorem that don't use sin(1/x) or cos(1/x)?
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I have read the "How to think like a programmer" and done the codeacademy exercises. How essential is the video lecture, I've watched 10 m…
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4. The two drawings below both graphically define tangent on the unit circle. How do these two relate to each other?
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More fun:
0 = 0
=0+0+0+0+0+...
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Riddle: My friend and his sister are identical twins. So what gives?
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Cardinality of infinities:
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Do complex roots always occur in pairs?
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How do I make Python 2.7 the default in Idle instead of it launching 3?
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Can an irrational number be raised to a nontrivial rational power to result in a rational value?
Trivial powers include zero, and thing…
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When in chat my posts go up twice. Is that a lag problem on my end or was there something else going on, like too many people in the chat?
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How do I find the zeroes of a third degree polynomial? a^3  2a^2  4a + 8 = 0 for example
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Challenge: How many 6sided dice does it take to make rolling any 6 more likely than not?
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Riddle: How many 6sided dice does it take to make rolling any 6 more likely than not? Show your work.
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What are the odds of rolling a 6 on any of 3 dice?
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Two line segments of equal length form a T inscribed in a circle. Find their length.…
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explain how e^(ix) = cosx + i*sin(x) please
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A circular hole has a stack of narrow boards next to it, all the length of the radius of the circle. There is nothing to attach the boards…
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I'd also like to be able to refer a person to someone else's question, or search questions. Many times someone comes on and asks an identi…
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I wonder if I could see a list of icons refering to questions I recently posted replies to for a quick reference?
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Why is the portion of a word that is spelled ass in a question being replaced with "retrice"? I can understand the word on its own, but …
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Anyone on who knows some group theory?
I'm stuck:
Prove that G cannot have a subgroup H with…
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Prove that G cannot have a subgroup H with
H = n1, where n = G > 2
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for WorldBoy:
f(x)=7/2x 3
g(x)=2x+6/7
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The Chat Group has some predatory action happening in it, is there a way to report someone?
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When a question is asked that has been asked before, there isn't an easy way to call it up again.
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