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Fun Math Problem, I think...

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posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 09:07 AM
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We assume the cycle continues, because we have reason to believe it does.

A conversation between tribe astrological experts, with Getafix and all the big names of the world wide scene:
"The year of creation was 5777 years ago."
The other tribe says, "No! 647 years earlier!"
The next "Are you crazy 1295 before 5777!"

What would be the hypothetical "end date" of all of those tribes?
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The true year of creation for them?

With path please.
Go!




posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 10:13 AM
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I once saw a movie and it said the answer was 42. I really can't help more, sorry.



posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 10:14 AM
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a reply to: Peeple

Hmmm...


well over the past few thousands of years the tribes spent time deleting true history so we cant know.



posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 10:17 AM
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a reply to: Antipathy17

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a reply to: NowanKenubi

I don't know the answer either, that's beyond my "everyday-math-skill",

How about a race? I will have the answer, next weekend, saturday-ish.
What's your bet?



posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 10:21 AM
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a reply to: Peeple

I'ma keep trying, be back getting coffee.



posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 10:28 AM
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a reply to: Antipathy17

I'm thinking, we're looking for n first,
Stirling says it's approximately 3 612 115, 86... "n=cycles of existence"
Right?

Is it this much


Ahem no....
Jesus it's save to say end is far in the future and if it's symmetrical to the beginning that than too is a loooong time away.

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Creation ends = n × n! 647
And beginning =end × 2

My answer. Something wrong with it?

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posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 11:47 AM
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a reply to: Peeple

Unfortunately I'll be busy most of the day. I will be back to this.

A bit of childhood delight hit me when I realized you are trying way harder than I am. So calculated. I am very interested but my way of tackling this is going to be on the other end of the spectrum. Very interesting to me.



posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 12:01 PM
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originally posted by: NowanKenubi
I once saw a movie and it said the answer was 42. I really can't help more, sorry.


The answer is 42 because "deep thought", the computer built to determine the meaning of the universe, was probably programmed in ASCII. I n the ASCII Language, 42 is an * or "Wildcard"

The greatest computer ever built was asked what the meaning of life is and it literally told everyone in ITS language that "the meaning of life is what you want it to be".
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posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 12:05 PM
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The question doesn't have enough info to derive either answer



posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 01:22 PM
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a reply to: Peeple

Probably not the correct answer; but here goes:

First year of creation: 5777 years ago. 5777ya
Second year of creation: 647 years earlier (before). 5777 + 647 = 6424ya
Third year of creation: 1295 years before. 5777 + 1295 = 7072ya

The mean (average) would be (5777 + 6424 + 7072)/3 = 6424ya

Getafix was mentioned. The only reference to Getafix I could find is the Astrix comics, where Getafix is a Druid. Suetonius (Roman Historian) wrote that Druidism was “thoroughly suppressed” by the year 54CE due to Roman Law. So, presuming all tribes were Druidic in nature; then that year could well be their end. (It is, after all, hypothetical; possibly evidenced by law forcing tribes to disband based on their illegality): 6424 years before 54CE would be 6370BCE.

Hypothetical End Date: 54CE
Year of Creation: 6370BCE



posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 02:54 PM
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originally posted by: Peeple
We assume the cycle continues, because we have reason to believe it does.

A conversation between tribe astrological experts, with Getafix and all the big names of the world wide scene:
"The year of creation was 5777 years ago."
The other tribe says, "No! 647 years earlier!"
The next "Are you crazy 1295 before 5777!"

What would be the hypothetical "end date" of all of those tribes?
&
The true year of creation for them?

With path please.
Go!



Hypothetical end date would be right now, as none can see past the event horizon.

If now = x:
Tribe A: Creation = x - 5777 years ago.
Tribe B: Creation = x - 5777 - 647 = 6424 years ago.
Tribe C: Creation = year 5777 - 1295 = year 4482.

Mess with the numbers until you get to 42.



posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 05:32 PM
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There is a theoretical end day that has not been defined,

doesn't matter all about the time crap as theres no definition of the end of times, probably we could define a common start of a sort of date of a common point but knowing that it was X years ago does not help knowing the future dates.



posted on Jun, 25 2017 @ 11:20 PM
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Se 2017 is a theoretical end date.

I hope that helps, the tribes believe it in mayan writings.



posted on Jun, 26 2017 @ 04:55 AM
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a reply to: Antipathy17

I'm very much looking forward to your tackling


My thought was the first tribe has 5777, the next 5777+647, the next 5777+647+648, the hint is "the cycle continues", so we are in the 647=n+1, but I am pretty sure a real math-person could shine here and teach us something?

One there? Hello, great gawd of math we call upon thee...

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I think I am too complicated and my sterling result n=3million sthg is the end year?


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posted on Jun, 26 2017 @ 05:12 AM
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What is there to tackle?, roflmao i am so confused right now. But I'll give you the benefit of the doubt, and blame my "charmingly befuddled in a hugh grant kind of way"- state on the cannabis*.



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posted on Jun, 26 2017 @ 05:19 AM
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a reply to: Peeple

I've got a distinction and merit in Applied Maths, the question doesn't provide any boundary values to derive the start date and there's no information whatsoever to base an end date on so neither have an answer. If it's a real maths puzzle are you sure you copied it correctly as the current form makes no sense (infitite series for n where n is non-inifinite and undefined)



posted on Jun, 26 2017 @ 05:40 AM
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a reply to: bastion

No the thought behind is 5777 years ago is the date x
The next tribe has 5777 + 647
Then 5777 + 648 + 647
647 = n+1
And like I said we have reason to believe that trend continues and their in their n+1 circle, where naturally "time runs out" at n+1 = 1

Not? It's not copied it's mine, I also said I'm not that math-savvy.
Enlighten me





posted on Jun, 26 2017 @ 05:43 AM
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originally posted by: Lakotas
a reply to: Peeple

Probably not the correct answer; but here goes:

First year of creation: 5777 years ago. 5777ya
Second year of creation: 647 years earlier (before). 5777 + 647 = 6424ya
Third year of creation: 1295 years before. 5777 + 1295 = 7072ya

The mean (average) would be (5777 + 6424 + 7072)/3 = 6424ya

Getafix was mentioned. The only reference to Getafix I could find is the Astrix comics, where Getafix is a Druid. Suetonius (Roman Historian) wrote that Druidism was “thoroughly suppressed” by the year 54CE due to Roman Law. So, presuming all tribes were Druidic in nature; then that year could well be their end. (It is, after all, hypothetical; possibly evidenced by law forcing tribes to disband based on their illegality): 6424 years before 54CE would be 6370BCE.

Hypothetical End Date: 54CE
Year of Creation: 6370BCE



I reckon you have it.
No reason to mention Getafix unless it has something to do with the druids.



posted on Jun, 26 2017 @ 05:51 AM
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originally posted by: SprocketUK

originally posted by: Lakotas
a reply to: Peeple

Probably not the correct answer; but here goes:

First year of creation: 5777 years ago. 5777ya
Second year of creation: 647 years earlier (before). 5777 + 647 = 6424ya
Third year of creation: 1295 years before. 5777 + 1295 = 7072ya

The mean (average) would be (5777 + 6424 + 7072)/3 = 6424ya

Getafix was mentioned. The only reference to Getafix I could find is the Astrix comics, where Getafix is a Druid. Suetonius (Roman Historian) wrote that Druidism was “thoroughly suppressed” by the year 54CE due to Roman Law. So, presuming all tribes were Druidic in nature; then that year could well be their end. (It is, after all, hypothetical; possibly evidenced by law forcing tribes to disband based on their illegality): 6424 years before 54CE would be 6370BCE.

Hypothetical End Date: 54CE
Year of Creation: 6370BCE



I reckon you have it.
No reason to mention Getafix unless it has something to do with the druids.


You seriously know that's the answer? Because I doubt it, you can't make a middle from n+1.... just saying...



posted on Jun, 26 2017 @ 03:25 PM
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originally posted by: Peeple
a reply to: bastion

No the thought behind is 5777 years ago is the date x
The next tribe has 5777 + 647
Then 5777 + 648 + 647
647 = n+1
And like I said we have reason to believe that trend continues and their in their n+1 circle, where naturally "time runs out" at n+1 = 1

Not? It's not copied it's mine, I also said I'm not that math-savvy.
Enlighten me




There's no x in the equation so you canot solve for x.

The equation you have is known as an infinite series (however as there's a finite number of iterations to arrive at a begining/finite number of experts) without some boundary the sequence will run for an infinite number of times and have an infinite answer (end date does not happen in this case).

Your algebra is all good and correct, the issue here is the question needs to provide some kind of clue to how many people there are for it to work.



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