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Re: 8/99/8 Let's ask Kirby
Posted:
Aug 15, 2013 4:58 PM



On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 1:20 PM, frank zubek <fzubek@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Mr; GSC; > > Here I have a angoing problem it relates to simple fractions 5th grade > stuff; > 8/9, 9/8 > In synergetics they have these fractions as a part of a conversion from > IVM to x,y,z > > What I tell Mr. Zubek over and over is it's the sqrt( ) of this number that concerns me, not the bare fraction. He fishes with stories about 8/9 and 9/8, hoping I'll take the bait, but it's tasteless. My IVM <> XYZ meme is sqrt(9/8), a fact he won't deal with.
So it's a nondebate. We do not agree on the resolution we're debating.
The discussion was 98% nonsense from the start, but with some gems embedded.
Mr. Zubek thinks advances in mathematics require verbal jousts of the type he engages in. I admit to having complied with his desire to clash in some way, but without the choreographer and retake abilities, slo mo cam, months of coaching, months of editing, I doubt any of our sparring is destined to catch Hollywood's attention. Bollywood maybe?
Kirby
Mr. Kirby is a product Princeton > > in synergetics they have a cube = 72 modules > 72/8=9 > 8/72 =.1111... > > blah de blah...



