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Re^3: Algorithm for cancelling common factors between two lists of multiplicands

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Aug 08, 2005 at 20:50 UTC ( #482028=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Algorithm for cancelling common factors between two lists of multiplicands
in thread Algorithm for cancelling common factors between two lists of multiplicands

PS: This reminds of division in high school days ;)

I guess that's where the "cancelling out" phrase comes from :)

Maybe the confusion comes from the fact that most people younger than me never learned to cancel out their equations because they all used calculators from an early age.

They probably don't know what "casting out the nines" is either.


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