Re: Re: Re: Why is the negative root?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg69784] Re: [mg69732] Re: [mg69656] Re: Why is the negative root?*From*: János <janos.lobb at yale.edu>*Date*: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 04:44:09 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200609220503.BAA16334@smc.vnet.net>

On Sep 21, 2006, at 1:34 AM, Andrzej Kozlowski wrote: > > On 20 Sep 2006, at 20:21, Andrzej Kozlowski wrote: > >> The key word is "root isolation". > > As has been, quite rightly, pointed out that's clearly two words. > Since I think I can still count to 2 without help from Mathematica > (but clearly not much more since recently I got completely stuck > trying to add a 10% tip to a restaurant bill Hmm... 10%... That is not bad. In the States it is minimum 15%. Can you imagine how harder our brain must work ? Now I know why did I /subconsciously/ avoid restaurants in recent years :) János ----------------------------------------- With dark magic, evil-looking sacrificial knives and scantily clad virgins under pale moonlight. http://www.cpan.org/misc/cpan-faq.html#What_is_CPAN

**References**:**Re: Re: Why is the negative root?***From:*Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz@mimuw.edu.pl>