Messianic Jews say they are persecuted in Israel
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Since: May 13 5,707 Location hidden 
The law is an ass and lawyers are cheats!

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You stated that it was an assault by his own admission why are you misrepresenting the facts? 
Since: May 13 5,707 Location hidden 
Zimmerman stalked Martin as the latter was running away after being spotted closely surveying people's homes (to burgle, I guess). He turned around and attacked. Police have discovered tools for breaking locks that fell out of Martin's pocket at the spot where he was punching Zimmerman.

Since: May 13 5,707 Location hidden 
Police have discovered tools for breaking locks that fell out of Martin's pocket at the spot where he was punching Zimmerman.

Since: May 13 5,707 Location hidden 
Yawn. Dunces.

putting Martin in reasonable fear of a battery by a person who was capable of carrying it out is an assault. 

6 days after the incident, police found a jimmy in some bushes. Now how do you believe that a jimmy fell out of Martin's pocket? How do you tie a discover 6 days later to the incident? 

“Act Interdimensional ly” Since: Jan 08 6,288 Singapore  Home of Hot 
Thanks, Nancy Drew! You solved the case! 
“Legumes of the World Unite ” Since: Sep 11 6,418 Location hidden 
Hey, speaking of fantasy, how is comiccon? 
Since: May 13 5,707 Location hidden 
Most Americans say that the plural of the word formula is formulas when actually it should be formulae. LOL.

Since: May 13 5,707 Location hidden 
HUGH,
Calculate the square root of 95 without using printed tables or a calculator. You should take less than or around 20 seconds to arrive at the correct answer. (smiles in advance) 
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Yawn. Yawn. Yawn. Aha....

Since: May 13 5,707 Location hidden 
METHOD TO DEDUCE THE SQUARE ROOT OF A NUMBER MENTALLY:
HUGH, Here's how the square root of any number is mentally calculated. I'll explain the steps in long form. Take a number, say 95. How do we find its square root mentally? Let's see how it is done. Now, 95 lies between 81 (a perfect square of 9) and 100 (a perfect square of 10). Remember, 9^2 = 81 and 10^2 = 100. So, we have: 81......95.......100. Now, 100  81 = 19 19/2 = 9.5 Thus, 81 + 9.5 = 90.5 So, the square root of 90.5 = 9.5 (halfway value between 81 whose square root is 9 and 100 whose square root is 10). This indicates that the square root of 95 is somewhere above 9.5. Now, 100  90.5 = 9.5 9.5/2 = 4.75 So, 90.5 + 4.75 = 95.25 Hence, 95.25 is the midvalue between 90.5 and 100. So, square root of 95.25 = 9.75. Therefore, by slight adjustment, we can say that the square root of 95 would be approximately 9.73 or 9.74 or so. These calculation steps can be mentally done in 10 to 15 seconds flat. Enjoy. (wink wink wink) 
Yawn. Yawn. Yawn.
"or so"? Some scientist you are. The question was to calculate; not deduce or estimate. Your calculation doesn't meet scientific requirements for precision. 

“Legumes of the World Unite ” Since: Sep 11 6,418 Location hidden 
The thing is, I think that in the intellectual environment that MUQ swims in, his missives ARE considered reasoned. I dont think he is used to being challenged, nor do I think he would survive very long out of his subculture. 
Since: May 13 5,707 Location hidden 
METHOD TO EXPAND A BINOMIAL WITHOUT USING FORMULA INVOLVING FACTORIALS (!):
Let us expand (a + b)^3 By formula we know that: (a + b)^3 = a^3 + 3a^2b + 3ab^2 + b^3 which can further be written as: a^3 + 3ab (a + b)+ b^3 (taking the HCF). If we wish to know how this is done we usually resort to Pascal's triangles or to the binomial expansion formula for (a + b)^n which is: a+b)^n = nC0 a^n.b^0 + nC1 a^(n1).b^1 + nC2 a^(n2).b^2 + nC3 a^(n3).b^3 +......... nCn a^0. b^n. Remembering that: nC0 = 1 = nCn, nC1 = n = nC(n1) nC2 = n(n1)/2! nC3 = n(n1)/3! and so on.... Note: nCr = n!/(nr)! r!= nPr/r! Oh my! Employing the extended formula of binomial expansion is easy if you're fast with calculations and provided if you have understood the concepts but otherwise it's rather tedious. So, I'll demonstrate an extremely simple method that does not use the cumbersome binomial expansion forumla and you may thank me for it, later. LOL. This is how the binomial expansion is done mentally: I'll demonstrate it in long form: (a + b)^3 =? 1 x a^3 b^0 +......a^2b^1 (begin with the highest power for a and keep reducing that by 1 for each succeeding term of a and begin with b^0 and keep adding 1 for each successive term of b). Now, what about the numerical coefficient of the 2nd term a^2b^1? .......a^2b^1 =? Go to the previous term which is: 1 x a^3 b^0 Now, multiply the numerical coefficient of a which is 1 with the power of a which is 3. So, 1 x 3 = 3. Next, consider the succeeding term which is a^2b^1. Take the power of b which happens to be 1 and divide the previous result 1 x 3 = 3 by 1. So, 3/1 = 3. This, then, is the numerical coefficient of the second term a^2b^1 which would be written as 3a^2b^1. Now, multiply, as shown above, the numerical coefficient of a which is 3 with the index of a which is 2 to get 3 x 2 = 6. Divide this with the power of b in the succeeding term which is ......a^1b^2. So, 6/2 = 3. Thus, the numerical coefficient of the third term a^1b^2 is 3a^1b^2. Finally, take the 4th term which is:....a^0b^3. Now, the third term is: 3a^1b^2. So, multiply the numerical coefficient of a which is 3 with the power of a which is 1 to get 3 x 1 = 3. Divide 3 by the power of b in the 4th term which happens to be 3. So, 3/3 = 1. So, the 4th term can be written as: 1 x a^0b^3. Now, add all the results together: 1 x a^3 b^0 + 3a^2b^1 + 3a^1b^2 + 1 x a^0b^3 Rewriting: a^3 + 3a^2b + 3ab^2 + b^3. (Note = n^0 = 1). These steps can be worked out mentally in a matter of seconds. (smiles) 
“Legumes of the World Unite ” Since: Sep 11 6,418 Location hidden 
According to MerriamWebster, either formulas OR formulae is acceptable English http://www.merriamwebster.com/dictionary/for... Dont be so quick to expectorate without performing due diligence first 
Since: May 13 5,707 Location hidden 
HUGH,
ALevel Dunce, Learn Math from a nerd in math like me. I can teach you many things in elementary and advanced math. Ooooo, Hugh is in bed with his boyfriend. I'm not getting into the shower with you, Hugh. If I do, I'll keep my boxers on...maybe you'll get to see the silhouette of my beautiful pink dick through the wet fabric. (wink wink wink) 
Since: May 13 5,707 Location hidden 
Good night. I have some studying to do for an hour or so before I relax. Thereafter, I may sit in the 24/7 Italian restaurant of the Taj Vivanta. Bye.

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In MUQ's defense, we have no shortage of antiintellectuals here as well (think Tea Party, Christian Right, etc...). Only difference is the topic of conversation. 
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