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Topic: 10 Mathematical equations that changed the world
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Scott Berg

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Re: 10 Mathematical equations that changed the world
Posted: Sep 22, 2012 2:30 PM
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"Sam Wormley" <> wrote in message
> 10 Mathematical equations that changed the world

# 10 is not accurate, only implied guideline, too much reliance is placed
upon it by financial types who are math challenged.

# 8 Fourier Transform is * NOT * used in JPEG compression, the Cosine
Transform is.

# 6 is not that important to be in the top 10

#5 "gravity", not that important, only useful as an approximation, as "g"
applies only at the surface of Earth.

#4 Maxwells equations are good, but film clip shows an electric arcing
plasma in background.

so I disagree with film clip, not enough depth of knowledge.

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