CHAT THREAD for the weekend competition 28th & 29th November 2009 - theme" GLASS"
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03-12-09, 06:33 PM
Join Date: Jul 2009
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For the bonus points: Well it's differentiation and there's a factorial N in there, but beyond that, I can't remember anything about this - I don't think I could differentiate anything these days and certainly not with a slide rule (or was it tables?).
Not bad! I'll give you 4/10!
For those who are interested (which will probably be no-one, including myself!) it's the derivation for the Boltzmann distribution used in statistical thermodynamics. I don't understand it.
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