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Amateur math, neat relation
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Sep 16, 2004 9:45 PM




Re: Amateur math, neat relation
Posted:
Sep 13, 2004 5:38 PM


David C. Ullrich <ullrich@math.okstate.edu> wrote in message news:<sdm8k0pk7smh9jpkaq3t4db2ks6ph8mldr@4ax.com>... > On 12 Sep 2004 03:48:58 0700, jstevh@msn.com (James Harris) wrote: >
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> >In any event, remember a while back I said that I didn't think my > >relation was new, and asked for a citation. > > a citation for an utter triviality. > > i just proved that > > 9767654654 + 90867531496 = 100635186150. > > i'm certain that this is new! anyone who says otherwise > should give a citation. >
As for the proof, I checked that the last digit is correct, i.e., 0. By a basic principle of Harristotelian logic, if something is true for m = 0 then it is true for all other values also. So it checks out! Plus it is 'neat' and of course 'fascinating'.
Andrzej



