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by hypersoar
Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0696: "Strip Games"
Replies: 250
Views: 76857

Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Shouldn't that fraction be inverted?
by hypersoar
Mon Mar 24, 2008 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: SAT Scores
Replies: 241
Views: 36869

Re: SAT Scores

CR: 640 M: 710 CW: 660 Total (with and without writing): 1350 / 2010 This was my first try about a month ago. I'm not at all satisfied, and I have a few more tries. My goal is to get above 700 in critical reading and a perfect score on math. Most universities I'm applying to don't care about critica...
by hypersoar
Mon Mar 24, 2008 7:28 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: How far does high school math go?
Replies: 39
Views: 5935

Re: How far does high school math go?

My school only goes up to calculus I. They also offer stats for people who aren't tough enough for calc.
by hypersoar
Thu Mar 20, 2008 6:05 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Teachers that cannot teach
Replies: 473
Views: 69364

Re: Teachers that cannot teach

I had a science teacher in 8th grade who had supposedly majored in geology and knew what she was talking about. A couple weeks into the class, I got into an argument with her about satellites. She contended that they experience weightlessness because they're far enough away from Earth to not experie...
by hypersoar
Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2374089

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I'm Nathan, and I enjoy math far more than normal people. I'm a programmer on a FIRST Robotics Competition team (I'm not particularly good at programming, but I am at algorithms and problem solving) and gearing up for competitions (which, incidentally, start tomorrow for my team). I also enjoy video...
by hypersoar
Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:09 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Good American universities for undergraduate math
Replies: 9
Views: 1642

Good American universities for undergraduate math

I'm a junior in high school looking to study mathematics. My GPA is only 3.36, so I'm probably not getting into any top universities, but my application is very strong otherwise. What colleges do you think have strong undergraduate math programs other than the obvious/ultra selective (MIT, Caltech, ...
by hypersoar
Mon May 07, 2007 5:39 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: How many digits of Pi do you know?
Replies: 445
Views: 107032

3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974 94459023078164062862089986280348253421170679824180865132823 06647093844609550582231725359408128481117450284102 That's around 160 decimal places. There may be a couple errors, as it's been a while since I've practiced. I owe much of this fea...

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