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comment Proof convergence for the Newton's method
This has nothing to do with Mathematica. Voted to close/migrate to math.exchange.
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answered why is $2.2250738585072014\text{e}{-308}$ not a number?
Apr
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comment Error in my proof?
@egreg - I know it doesn't, but saying it does not apply doesn't count. For a rigorous proof he has to show it, otherwise his proof is incomplete, as you no doubt know.
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answered Error in my proof?
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comment Error in my proof?
The exponent approaching zero is not sufficient. Think of $0^0$.
Apr
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comment Mathematically, why was the Enigma machine so hard to crack?
I agree with A.P. that the Rubik's Cube is not a good analogy. If you can memorize a small number of rules a human can solve any Cube configuration in seconds, despite its 10^20 possible combinations. A common PC will do it in a few microseconds.
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comment How to explain Real Big Numbers?
@user136774 - That's why I say for most practical purposes. I remember a quote by a professor: "In theory the summation goes to infinity, but in practice infinity is five." When was the last time you needed Graham's Number in a real-life application? Or even 10^20?
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