Posts:
822
Registered:
9/1/10


Re: What is the average number of errors per 100 pages of a math book?
Posted:
Dec 10, 2012 1:24 AM


On Dec 9, 1:28 pm, Arturo Magidin <magi...@member.ams.org> wrote: > On Sunday, December 9, 2012 9:50:31 AM UTC6, Victor Porton wrote: > > Arturo Magidin wrote: > > > > On Saturday, December 8, 2012 7:18:03 AM UTC6, Victor Porton wrote: > > > >> Tonic...@yahoo.com wrote: > > > >> > On Friday, December 7, 2012 8:47:11 PM UTC+2, Victor Porton wrote: > > > >> >> What is the average number of errors per 100 pages of a math book? > > > >> > Besides agreeing compeltely with Arturo's comment, the question here > > > >> > could be: why are you interested? Are you trying to find out whether > > > >> > you > > > >> > make the cut or what? > > > >> I try to estimate whether my draft book is good in this respect compared > > > >> with other authors. > > > > It's a very ignorant question, and shows again that you have a completely > > > > skewed and incorrect view of the subject (despite believing that you have > > > > made substantial contributions that will garner you great prizes and > > > > unending praise). > > > > A single error in hundreds of pages can doom the entire endeavor. Or a > > > It would be true for a book dedicated to a single theorem with long proof. > > > It's not the case for my book. > > Nonsense. It doesn't have to be a single theorem in order for the entire edifice to be doomed by a single error. Yet again, you demonstrate quite aptly that you have no clue. > > I would say "Thanks for trying", but we both know it would be insincere. > >  > Arturo Magidin We would have to do the calculation comp to figure this d@a o

