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10 replies
  1. j terp
    j terp says:

    How about you say something, stop talking, write it down, then continue the thought? Nobody talks like this. Nobody teaches like this. Hell, you could even take a couple minutes out of your–or your editor's–life to just cut out the bits where you repeat yourself 5 times while writing. It'd probably take you far below the 10 minute adsense goal, though, so I guess that's never going to happen.

  2. quinxx12
    quinxx12 says:

    Somehow I thought that to calculate the possible outcomes from 5 flips I would have to calculate 5!. What had I calculated like that?

  3. Andrew B
    Andrew B says:

    Haven't done math since high school and I took the "slow kids math" when I was there because I absolutely hated math. Now im in my final year of University and had to take a geographical statistics class dealing with exactly this type of math and my god, you are a life saver. 100x better and clearer than anyone could explain to me. A good teacher is truly the most important thing on this planet. You need to be a teacher who teaches teachers. If you were my academic math teacher in high school, I would have grasped mathematics without issue.


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