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by RFLS
Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:06 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Making Waves
Replies: 29
Views: 7169

Re: Making Waves

Okay. Makes sense. I guess my answer was technically correct, but something no self-respecting math professor or Evil Mathematician would accept.
by RFLS
Tue Feb 07, 2012 2:39 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Making Waves
Replies: 29
Views: 7169

Re: Making Waves

Can you explain that to me? I'm not asking in a sarcastic/belligerent tone, I would truly like to know. I've taken through college calculus 2 (derivatives and integration) and a physics engineering course on mechanics, in case that imposes limits on the extent of the answer you can give. As far as I...
by RFLS
Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Making Waves
Replies: 29
Views: 7169

Re: Making Waves

So, no one liked my answer at all? I believe it met the requirements.
by RFLS
Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Making Waves
Replies: 29
Views: 7169

Re: Making Waves

Easy peasy.
Spoiler:
Define a polar coordinate system, with the units equal to one of your circular objects. Use radians. Draw a circle, and enjoy your perfect sin wave.
by RFLS
Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1013: "Wake Up Sheeple"
Replies: 165
Views: 39318

Re: 1013: "Wake Up Sheeple"

Of course the "your will" in the mouseover text is a typo... also, I'm a bit urged to say that what is called a simile might actually be a metaphor. I'm sure that it's a simile, but I can't find anything on line to help me decide, because everything online is so elementary in their descri...

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