tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2883226237165701608.post6758805759541031382..comments2023-10-15T04:23:50.187-04:00Comments on College Misery: Unknownnoreply@blogger.comBlogger7125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2883226237165701608.post-83676155677463607242015-06-18T12:13:35.720-04:002015-06-18T12:13:35.720-04:00It's summer: did everyone go away?It's summer: did everyone go away?The Contemplative Cynichttps://www.blogger.com/profile/02088570661592922436noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2883226237165701608.post-32843150463178521132015-06-18T06:24:21.780-04:002015-06-18T06:24:21.780-04:00If it is the root(s) of the quadratic (and that...If it is the root(s) of the quadratic (and that's what it looks like), then I think she's got it wrong.Rosencrantz Andor Guildensternhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/05095512139776536635noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2883226237165701608.post-68805130849595664842015-06-17T14:00:41.101-04:002015-06-17T14:00:41.101-04:00That's it! But I wasn't remembering the o...That's it! But I wasn't remembering the original, I was remembering somebody quoting it here more recently (but not remembering exactly enough to search effectively for it; I was thinking the mathematics was/were beautiful, or maybe lovely). Contingent Cassandrahttps://www.blogger.com/profile/08161652083031423415noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2883226237165701608.post-7413271129238176432015-06-17T11:27:52.885-04:002015-06-17T11:27:52.885-04:00You are GOOD!
Friday, May 5, 2006
summer = resea...You are GOOD!<br /><br />Friday, May 5, 2006<br /><br />summer = research!!<br />woot!<br />no students<br />no administration<br />just sweet sweet mathematicsCompound Calicohttps://www.blogger.com/profile/00059155949950433688noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2883226237165701608.post-61540210722893696762015-06-17T10:58:00.034-04:002015-06-17T10:58:00.034-04:00I suspect, however, that she's meant to be an ...I suspect, however, that she's meant to be an embodiment of the math professor (quoted recently by OPH, I think, but I can't find it) who said, on CM or perhaps RYS, that summer is all about "math, beautiful math," with no students. And hey, at least the math-lover is female. <br /><br />That said, I'll note that this post comes immediately after one from Cynic, emerging Contingent Cassandrahttps://www.blogger.com/profile/08161652083031423415noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2883226237165701608.post-51235133389648827802015-06-17T10:53:58.433-04:002015-06-17T10:53:58.433-04:00Hmm. . .I guess I need to repeat 8th grade, or at ...Hmm. . .I guess I need to repeat 8th grade, or at least spend some time with Khan Academy. I recognize that as the sort of equation I once was able to solve (though more in high school than 8th grade, I think), but I wouldn't know where to start anymore. Some corner of my brain is telling me that it's a quadratic equation, and that that identification has something to do with the Contingent Cassandrahttps://www.blogger.com/profile/08161652083031423415noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2883226237165701608.post-45444600589788542612015-06-17T08:00:21.741-04:002015-06-17T08:00:21.741-04:00What's even worse is that's an 8th-grade e...What's even worse is that's an 8th-grade equation. <br />Froderick Frankenstien from Fresnohttps://www.blogger.com/profile/11653942918068535424noreply@blogger.com