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Subject:   RE: Formulas
Author: Mathman
Date: Mar 14 2005
On Mar 14 2005, Mathman wrote:
>I do not advocate transposition
> alone, but as an end result.  The fundamental properties give the
> reason for being able to do it that much more efficient way.  It
> does require training and efort, but it pays off big time in the
> long run.

To push the point, consider the process of division by a fraction.  The
underlying principle is equivalent fractions, but the 'process' is to "invert
and multiply".  That is purely mechanical, but based upon a firm principle which
is not written out in full.

David.

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