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by Mathdino
December 5th, 2013, 12:37 am
Forum: 2014 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Maryland 2014
Replies: 41
Views: 7363

Re: Maryland 2014

Oooh oooh wait hi Mathdino I'm from AoPS too MG94 was so messed up Wait Mathdino what are you doing here you're from Nevada Oh yeah, I saw your edits on the wiki once but forgot to say hi. MG94, best game ever, definitely. And no, I'm from Maryland, but unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately) I go t...
by Mathdino
October 21st, 2013, 4:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Scientific heroes
Replies: 10
Views: 1184

Re: Scientific heroes

Nikola Tesla.
by Mathdino
October 21st, 2013, 12:54 am
Forum: 2014 Question Marathons
Topic: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C Question Marathon
Replies: 113
Views: 24535

Re: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C Question Marathon

I'm not so sure about this but I'll give it a shot... Answer|IMA = (Force out of the machine)/(Force into the machine). So for this scenario, the Force into the machine would be 9N, I think. And the Force out of the machine would be 10kg * 9.8m/s/s = 98N. Therefore, the IMA = 98N/9N = 10.89? I feel...
by Mathdino
October 20th, 2013, 12:12 pm
Forum: 2014 Question Marathons
Topic: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C Question Marathon
Replies: 113
Views: 24535

Re: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C Question Marathon

Suppose that the pulley in the below image is connected to something weighing 10 kg, and I need to pull on it with 9 N of force to hold it up. What's the efficiency? [img]http://02.edu-cdn.com/files/89501_89600/89569/file_89569.jpg[/img]
by Mathdino
October 16th, 2013, 3:11 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Bad Science Jokes
Replies: 14
Views: 2999

Re: Bad Science Jokes

But 'fungi' is plural... Anyway I once did a stand up comedy routine for a chemistry-themed keynote (the other guys were waiting a few minutes for a reaction). I usually tell physics and math jokes, but I tell chem jokes periodically. What was the result of potassium's and oxygen's boxing match? Dou...
by Mathdino
September 28th, 2013, 3:14 pm
Forum: 2014 Lab Events
Topic: Experimental Design B/C
Replies: 242
Views: 29429

Re: Experimental Design B/C

It's probably so they can be a little more precise with their scoring, so they don't have to, say, take off a whole point from a 2 pointer when there was really just a minor error.
by Mathdino
September 25th, 2013, 8:37 pm
Forum: 2014 Lab Events
Topic: Technical Problem Solving C
Replies: 29
Views: 10228

Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Exactly what my team's doing. I think this year I might just start over with the thermo notes, with a huge emphasis on formulas, conversion factors, technical/mathy stuff like that with a little bit of vocab, and largely ignoring history, theories, general ideas, etc. How bout Electrochem? Anyone fi...
by Mathdino
September 25th, 2013, 8:05 pm
Forum: 2014 Study Events
Topic: Dynamic Planet B/C
Replies: 75
Views: 18797

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Hey, DP newbie here. The local library has tons of amazing resources, especially textbooks, and I'll be going down there for the next week or so finding good textbooks for studying (also this is Nevada, which is obsessed with mining, so lots of geology info). Do you guys have any recommendations as ...
by Mathdino
September 25th, 2013, 7:58 pm
Forum: 2014 Lab Events
Topic: Technical Problem Solving C
Replies: 29
Views: 10228

Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Where do you guys think TPS and last year's Thermo will intersect and diverge? For example Thermo never went into Newton's Law of Cooling, while TPS is extremely unlikely to pull some history of thermodynamics questions. Just trying to figure out how to alter our team's Thermo notes from last year.
by Mathdino
September 24th, 2013, 7:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Worst books
Replies: 332
Views: 24089

Re: Worst books

If that counts, then mine would have to be Campell and Reece's Biology. UGH BIO.

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