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Re: Word Problem
Posted:
Nov 26, 2012 9:41 PM


On Mon, 26 Nov 2012, Frederick Williams wrote: > William Elliot wrote: > > > > If into a field with five cows, you add > > a bull, how much bull will you get? > > The word problem for groups is (recursively) unsolvable. I've never > heard of a word problem for fields. I do recall a school physics > teacher asking "What do you find in magnetic fields?" I do not know > what answer he was expecting, but the answer he got was "Magnetic > cows." Oh, how we laughed. > For practical purposes, such as directing migratory birds across the field, it's naturally magnetized by Earth's magnetic field.
Does this mean the bull is magnetized?



