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- Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:29 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

To later be better able to make comparison to the Galilean, I wish to substitute a couple of their given, as per wiki, any many text books...name-wise s with (x,y,z) to Red with (x,y,z) s' with (x',y',z') to Blue with (x',y',z') i also want, for now, to substitute for vt...as d which equals....the ...

- Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:56 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

steve waterman wrote:Permitted, I would like to make it relevant to~~v'~~x' = x-vt.

fixed that for you.

What is your (next) question?

- Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:32 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

gmalivuk wrote:When x=x', y=y', and z=z', and the distance function is defined the same way in both systems, then yes, obviously that is true.steve waterman wrote:| (x',y',z') | in BLUE = | (x,y,z) | in RED

And irrelevant and uninteresting.

Ditto.

- Wed Jun 20, 2012 2:42 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

i am adding these related questions as well...if you don't mind... is |(x',y',z')| in Blue fixed in Blue forever? is |(x,y,z)| in Red fixed in Red forever? only as long as you don't move it. :wink: is that a yes or a no or a conditional statement? please... Definitely conditional - its yes only as ...

- Wed Jun 20, 2012 2:23 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

steve waterman wrote:i am adding these related questions as well...if you don't mind...

is |(x',y',z')| in Blue fixed in Blue forever?

is |(x,y,z)| in Red fixed in red forever?

only as long as you don't move it.

- Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:57 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

Are you looking at just the absolute distances involved between the origin and the point of interest ? BINGO...welcome aboard my train of thought, Watson. Now, no offense...but this is way better phrasing than this longer correct statement... Pfhorrest - "The distance from the origin of one co...

- Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:42 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

Are you looking at just the absolute distances involved between the origin and the point of interest ? BINGO...welcome aboard my train of thought, Watson. Now, no offense...but this is way better phrasing than this longer correct statement... Pfhorrest - "The distance from the origin of one co...

- Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:06 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

So, after we placed/located/relocated/moved/displaced/translated/shifted/etc... one of the coincident set of lat/long coordinates from Greenwich to Los Angeles... each GIVEN set of lat/long coordinates are FIXED wrt to their OWN origin/system....FOREVER. ...Agreed ? lat/long coordinate distances us...

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:55 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

If they are coincident...the transformation is superfluous, trivial or not....and even without your trivial transformation.. I still contend that red (x,y,z) = blue(x'y'z')...would you disagree with that? ... that's kinda the point of saying 'trivial'... if that is how you've decided to define your...

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:30 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

Steve - A manifold is a local Euclidean space that is continuous over its entire domain - the three-dimensional version is sometimes called Cartesian space. And if you have two coordinate systems, you have a transformation between them, even if it is trivial. This is identical to saying, x' = x + 0 ...

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:11 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

Are coordinates fixed or are instead mapped in a single system ?. ..is my question then... You can have an infinite number of points labelled as (1,1,1), that are all different actual points, based on the coordinate system they are in. Alternately, you can have a single point in space with infinite...

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:07 pm UTC
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### Re: Today I Learned

TIL the ALT code for pi is 227 => 22/7 is an approximation of π. I will never forget this now.

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:22 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

it says it right there: "the change of one coordinate system to another." it says system...if you read carefully..it does NOT say if that means coordinates or selected points... so...we have no working definition for transformation yet... (sigh) If coordinates are meaningless outside of t...

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:53 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

Good..that works. re - Cartesian, So, are the (x,y,z) distances/coordinates fixed in an single system? The coordinates are meaningless except in relation to their own system. the change of one coordinate system to another the change of what...selected points? coordinate points ? it says it right th...

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:41 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

"I don't want to change the physical location, there are none, I just want to change the imagined mathematical location." We math dudes can do that without having to go from point A to point B...cause its math...bingo, the system is relocation. /facepalm https://encrypted-tbn2.google.com/...

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:35 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

okay...that i why I ask questions...to agree on terms...is part of it... Is observation 1 ...coincident systems...a transformation, according to your understanding/definition? Given just the Red system...are its coordinates fixed? Define what you mean by 'fixed'. Two coordinate systems, even if coi...

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:18 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

okay...that i why I ask questions...to agree on terms...is part of it... Is observation 1 ...coincident systems...a transformation, according to your understanding/definition? Given just the Red system...are its coordinates fixed? Define what you mean by 'fixed'. Two coordinate systems, even if coi...

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:59 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

so...it is NOT a translation...as that implies MOVING ...relocation is MOVED /STATIC/establish or lay out in a new place/mathematical it is not the moving part of that change...just the changed location part. So, relocation is the concept I am going for...translation is totally not. (emphasis mine)...

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:29 pm UTC
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- Topic: 1070: "Words for Small Sets"
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### Re: 1070: "Words for Small Sets"

webzter_again wrote:orthogon wrote:So how many spits in a Euro?

It's bounded between 2044.5 and zero but rapidly approaching zero as a function of time. Some financial analysts have already concluded that many euro bankers no longer give a spit.

You get +1 internets!

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:07 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

Eran - There is NO transformation in either observation 1 or 2. Translation, I have found, means different things to different people. I use the word relocation... meaning...the mathematical static condition... in which case , the relocation IS at its final location. There is definitely NO TRANSFOR...

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 3:24 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

Steve -

I think that these two articles might shed some light on this subject for you:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coordinate ... te_systems

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Translation_(geometry)

I think that these two articles might shed some light on this subject for you:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coordinate ... te_systems

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Translation_(geometry)

- Tue Jun 19, 2012 1:01 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

Steve - you are misunderstanding, once again. I accept that ...(x',y',z') in Blue transforms to (x,y,z) in Blue -d [ comparing blue to transformed blue ] I accept that... (x,y,z) in Red transforms to (x',y',z') in Red +d [ comparing red to transformed red ] i deny that ...(x',y',z' ) in Blue = (x-d,...

- Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:28 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

No, No dude...I AM NOT TALKING ABOUT THAT +/- RELATIONSHIP...you continue to FLOG this , and high-jack my presented logic. That +/- RELATIONSHIP IS NOT INVOLVED/required/pertinent ito my proof .... this relationship has zero to do with why I am saying...i reiterate...my proof has zip to do with the...

- Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:54 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

gmalivukWith With respect to their *own* origin, of course neither system changes That is all that I have asking for all along. of course that is true. The final piece to this hideous puzzle....my assertion...only if x' = x -d is true, could x' = x-vt possibly be true. in the Galilean, ( as per the...

- Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:28 pm UTC
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### Re: Today I Learned

TIL There is absolutly nothing at my job that I like anymore. I can't be happy unless I am challenged. I have been here 9 years, they got me fresh out of highschool. Kept me employed through college and I have so many benifits to working here I know in my head I will end up staying until retirement...

- Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:23 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

if it matters that much to you, Steve, fine, x' = x.

- Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:59 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

steve waterman wrote:eran_rathan wrote:steve waterman wrote:inch numbers in red = inch numbers in Blue...wrt...their own origin....agreed?

ok.

Can you extrapolate this conceptualization to a purely mathematical now...x' in red = x in blue wrt...their own origin....agreed?

Since they are the same, just call them both x. It will reduce your confusion.

- Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:50 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

I can't, for the life of me, figure out what he is asking, and I work with coordinate geometry all day long. Steve - is English your second language? Yes, Mathematics is my first language. What coordinate geometry credentials do you have that consumes you all day long ? Touche. I'm a professional l...

- Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:10 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

I can't, for the life of me, figure out what he is asking, and I work with coordinate geometry all day long. Steve - is English your second language? Yes, Mathematics is my first language. What coordinate geometry credentials do you have that consumes you all day long ? Touche. I'm a professional l...

- Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:01 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

I can't, for the life of me, figure out what he is asking, and I work with coordinate geometry all day long.

Steve - is English your second language?

Steve - is English your second language?

- Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:10 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

Did you mean instead to say that.... ( since there are two point P; P in Red and the transformed to P in Blue) ...saying point P without saying the P and in which system, is hugely adding unwanted/counter-productive confusion here. P Red is (2,0,0) = Q Blue is (2,0,0)...agreed ?... (as you just did...

- Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:34 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

If P and Q are coincident, then you can simply use P as the point, with the subscript blue or red for the system you are writing the coordinate in. Moving Blue +3 wrt Red: P Red is (2,0,0) P Blue = P Red + (3,0,0) = (5,0,0) in Blue Moving Red -3 wrt to Blue: P Blue is (2,0,0) P Red = P Blue - (3,0,...

- Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:41 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

If P and Q are coincident, then you can simply use P as the point, with the subscript blue or red for the system you are writing the coordinate in. Moving Blue +3 wrt Red: P Red is (2,0,0) P Blue = P Red + (3,0,0) = (5,0,0) in Blue Moving Red -3 wrt to Blue: P Blue is (2,0,0) P Red = P Blue - (3,0,0...

- Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:57 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

steve waterman wrote:a lot of stuff, where he confuses a coordinate with a point.

You are comparing apples and oranges. It has been sufficiently explained, multiple times. You do not understand coordinate geometry, sirrah.

- Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:08 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

??? I can't really follow what you are saying here, but I'm going to try (again) to explain what I think you are trying to say. Given: Coordinate system, and points P and Q which are non-coincident. P represents the origin of the coordinate system, Q is a point at (x,y,z). 1. Create a new coordinat...

- Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:55 pm UTC
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### Re: 1068: "Swiftkey"

Aerokid wrote:I was curious and tried this a few weeks ago. It hasn't changed since.

"I am going to celery you so much for the first time in the world."

this made me laugh hysterically for some reason.

- Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:30 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

they look fine. And you (and everyone else except Steve) is entirely correct. THE TWO POINTS DO NOT MOVE RELATIVE TO EACH OTHER, REGARDLESS OF WHAT IS DONE WITH THE COORDINATE SYSTEMS. (in a static solution). its when stuff starts moving relativistically that things get weird (Lorentz contraction et...

- Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:12 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

Again...you are the point...yes yes...there is relationship of +/- 3 between P in red to the transformed P in blue yes the is a relationship of there is relationship of +/- 3 between Q in red to the transformed Q in blue i get that...i am ONLY talking about, the coordinate values in relationship to...

- Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:44 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

Steve - you apparently edited some things after I responded, let me respond now to those changes: What you are missing is that ..IN THEIR OWN SYSTEM, Red = Blue...that is, (2,3,4) in Red has the same relative distance (2,3,4) in Blue, FOREVER...this NEVER changes...no matter what gets moved or not. ...

- Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:25 pm UTC
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### Re: 1067: "Pressures"

let me get your stance, please ...is this your position? you agree... QBlue (2,0,0) => QRed (5,0,0) PRed (2,0,0) => PBlue (-1,0,0) yet say, that, the following is absolutely false.... Q red (5,0,0) != P red (2,0,0) Hmmm, if we have two empty systems, we agree that the coordination goes along for th...