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- Wed May 13, 2009 1:08 am UTC
- Forum: Mathematics
- Topic: Computer Random Number Generator - How?
- Replies: 23
- Views: 2120
it's strongly biased towards numbers that start with 1 or 3, for example) and so it's not pseudorandom at all. Does Benford's Law not apply however? Surely numbers with an initial digit of 1 SHOULD occur more regularly, as they occur more regularly in the rest of the universe? The examples I have i...
- Fri Apr 03, 2009 6:01 pm UTC
- Forum: Science
- Topic: Apples and oranges? (radians, inches, etc.)
- Replies: 11
- Views: 1648
As I understand it, it will work as long as all angles are in radians. As long as you use the same one for all lengths (and its squared form for the areas), it doesn't matter what units you use, inches, cm, microfurlongs, whatever you fancy. If you think of a triangle, with sides of length 3,4 and 5...
- Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:39 pm UTC
- Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
- Topic: 0466: "Moving"
- Replies: 165
- Views: 31213
Speaking of networks named linksys. I have an extra AP and I've considered plugging it in and naming it something funny like "screw off" or "Woman in 3B is hot". :twisted: Wireless AP messages for your neighbors. Anybody done this before? Had reactions to it? In a similar vein, ...
- Mon Sep 24, 2007 11:18 pm UTC
- Forum: General
- Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
- Replies: 10922
- Views: 2319750
I only joined to get an album on the gallery, does that make me a bad person? (Just kidding, please don't delete me). Been reading for quite a while now, got here from a link on Ubuntu Forums I think. I'm 16. I'm doing A-Levels in Maths, Physics, Chem, German and Economics. I am no longer the only x...