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comment What word describes a person's worst flaw?
What is wrong with "worst flaw"?
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comment Early '90s horror/thriller movie/tv show - guy's head and arm trapped by closing electric car window
I have the DVD, and because of this discussion I got it out to watch again. You know, the version for TV was bowdlerized.
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comment Why Literacy "Rate"?
We have had news stories about vaccination rates here recently.
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comment Equivalent definitions of Lebesgue measure
Can you prove it for $A$ closed?
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comment Sentence: use of is/are with you yourself
I choose "are".
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comment explicit solution for transcendental equation
Maple finds no analytical solution for $x+\coth(x)=0$.
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comment root words and affixes lead to a limitless vocabulary?
Maybe a good question for ell.stackexchange.com
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comment convergence of a sequence
Hint1: use a trigonometric formula.
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comment What are reasons for allowing anonymous voting?
Since this anonymity applies throughout the stackexchange system, maybe this question should be asked (or even has been asked) at a higher level.
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comment Was there any exact science or mathematics in the Eastern Roman Empire?
To answer about India, see hsm.stackexchange.com/questions/1939
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answered Early '90s horror/thriller movie/tv show - guy's head and arm trapped by closing electric car window
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comment Was there any exact science or mathematics in the Eastern Roman Empire?
Why not say scientific progress elsewhere in the world was also slight during this period?
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comment Can the verb "increment" refer to a quantity other than one?
... and a smaller step is also still an increment ... FOR X FROM 0.0 TO 1.0 BY 0.01
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comment How to find out whether a reality show is scripted
Wasn't there a lawsuit about this a few years ago? Writers wanted to be listed as "writers" in the end credits, but the producers didn't want viewers to know that there were writers.
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comment Are polar bears doing well despite a reduction in sea ice?
I read a story on this somewhere. Instead of staying on the sea ice and eating seals, the polar bears return to land earlier in the year and eat nesting birds. The numbers of the birds have ballooned because of climate change in their winter habitat in the southern US.
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comment Are there mainstream medical schools that teach homeopathy or alternative medicine?
On wikipedia, I find this: "In Germany, to become a homeopathic physician, one must attend a three-year training program"
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comment Monotone Convergence Theorem for Riemann Integrable functions
Hard problem? Yes. Back when I learned about Lebesgue integration, the instructor gave this as an example of the superiority of the Lebesgue theory over the Riemann theory.
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comment Can the verb "increment" refer to a quantity other than one?
Every year they give me an increment in my salary. I hope it is more than one dollar!
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comment Convergence of $\sum^\infty_{n=1} \frac 1 {\sqrt n}\sin(\frac 1 n)$
So writing $\zeta$ there is just Jack showing off.
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comment How to introduce algebraic geometry to [certain] undegraduates
You ask "What is geometry?" ... And you assume, of course, it is not what is in Euclid's Elements ...
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