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comment Finding all possible pairs of positive integer values
But, if x is equal to y the ratio is undefined.
1d
comment Finding all possible pairs of positive integer values
Why do you put the "equal to" into your condition: Assume x >= y?
Apr
16
comment How would multiplying money work?
But if that meal has a negative nutritional value "imagine" the complexities ;-)
Feb
20
comment A set without the empty set
Sometimes textbooks tell the reader that the symbol $\in$ is read "belongs to", how does anything belong to the empty set?
Oct
20
comment Couple Probability
@BrianM.Scott welcome back from skullpatrol, now known as Ice Boy, and the rest of the gang in the chatroom :-)
Sep
26
comment How do you read the symbol “$\in$”?
Would these two different roles of a variable be more clearly shown in the phrases: "any value of the variable in its domain" versus "the specific, but as of yet unknown, value of the variable"?
Sep
26
comment “Negative” versus “Minus”
clap, clap, clap
Sep
19
comment How do you read the symbol “$\in$”?
Thank you for the helpful links.
Sep
19
comment High school math definition of a variable: the first step from the concrete into the abstract…
Thank you for your answer(s). How is this question related to your answer here?
Sep
18
comment How do you read the symbol “$\in$”?
Ho Hey
Jul
25
comment How find this limit $I=\lim_{n\to\infty}n^a\left(\int_{0}^{\pi/2}\sin{(nx)}\cos^n{x}dx\right)=b$
Please come back @Chris'ssis
Jul
3
comment Trying to explain what “consistent” means to a middle schooler
@DaveL.Renfro what would be the first math thing you would use?
Jun
29
comment Trying to explain what “consistent” means to a middle schooler
Thank you for the clear explanation, but how can this be shown at the elementary Algebra level studied in middle school at the age of 13 years old?
May
3
comment What is the difference between equation and formula?
Note: Not every equation is a formula; but by the above definitions, every formula must be an equation in algebra.
May
3
comment What is the difference between equation and formula?
Similar to the distance formula: $D=rt$
May
3
comment What is the difference between equation and formula?
I would say it is a fuel efficiency formula.
May
1
comment No difference between $0/0$ and $0^0$?
let us continue this discussion in chat
May
1
comment No difference between $0/0$ and $0^0$?
Because it means division by zero.
May
1
comment No difference between $0/0$ and $0^0$?
But the expression $0^0$ has no meaning.
May
1
comment No difference between $0/0$ and $0^0$?
This is a nice summary of "What is $0^0$"