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|2 days 20 hours ago||Now that u mention it, idk if||
Now that u mention it, idk if I took 217 or 417, but it's still the same content generally. AFA what it's used for, well it's kind of obvious that it's a quick way of solving a set of linear equations with n variables. Everyone in HS can solve a system of 2 linear equations, even three etc, but it's tedious using the solve and substitute method. So just plug in your coefficients into a matrix and do the matrix math when the system has n>3 variables.
|2 days 23 hours ago||I know many people have said||
I know many people have said math 217 was brutal, but I don't get it. It seemed pretty straight forward to me- yes, matrix math is tedious by hand, but it's not hard. Sure there are a few theorems and proofs, but those are pretty simple in 217 compared to other math classes. I'd take it bc it helps u understand arrays in programming. Full disclosure: this is from a guy who majored in astrophysics at M.
|1 week 1 day ago||A dentist AND a hockey fan?||
A dentist AND a hockey fan? YOURE MY BOY BLUE!
|1 week 2 days ago||(No subject)|
|1 week 2 days ago||But does the buyout exclude||
But does the buyout exclude MIchigan?
|1 week 3 days ago||I really want a car. Problem||
I really want a car. Problem is, we are saving up for a house down payment. Current car just got paid off and is (of course) starting to need repairs (heat is wonky, trans is wonky). Was thinking of getting a lease for a better family car that would be our 1st new-new car, while still getting some value for the current one. Yes, I'm fishing for advice for the situation and any car advice as well
|1 week 5 days ago||I kind of feel like we need||
I kind of feel like we need to have serious conversations about the weather. I can't imagine it's such a deal breaker that people would make serious career decisions over it. Can someone explain in more detail b/c I just don't get it?
|2 weeks 3 days ago||So just like every other day.||
So just like every other day. Got it.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Problem is, I really don't||
Problem is, I really don't need a 3rd row. But, I like the flexibility of the room the Lexus RX provides. It's basically the biggest 2 row SUV out there and gets the best reviews (from US News rankings, Edmunds, etc). It's my 1st forray into the luxury market so I don't anticipate the driving experience to be a huge deal to me. Not looking at mileage (looking for a 7500 mile/yr lease).
funny thing is, I almost posted an OT thread a few days ago over the holiday, but didn't
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I'm listening||
|2 weeks 5 days ago||A new Lexus RX 350 for no||
A new Lexus RX 350 for no money down and 350 a month.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Hail Hydra /winter||
|2 weeks 6 days ago||his lipstick resume as HC||
his lipstick resume as HC only looks good on the pig that is M football.
would I have traded the last 7 under RR & Hoke for Pelini? You betcha.
But do I expect better than pelini and his performance as HC from M in the future? hell yes.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Tim Beckman got UI to a bowl||
Tim Beckman got UI to a bowl and will be retained for next year. Tim Beckman out-coached Hoke from his spot in Cham-Bana.
What is the world coming to
|2 weeks 6 days ago||(No subject)|
|3 weeks 1 day ago||dat lightsaber, man. whoa||
dat lightsaber, man.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Ep1: didn't need to be told.||
Ep1: didn't need to be told. could have been 45mins.
Ep3: last 30mins was rushed, so much happened in that movie, it should have been 4 hrs
|3 weeks 1 day ago||So Pumped. Sooo pumped||
So Pumped. Sooo pumped
|3 weeks 3 days ago||This is 100% on Schlissel,||
This is 100% on Schlissel, and I'm not terribly worried. From all we have heard from the Pres,
1) He's willing to take his time to get the AD right. It's not a corporation and who cares if Microsoft can get a CEO in less than 6 months? POTUM will learn about the culture of the U, the AD and the candidates (with help from Hacket). He'll make his decision from there based on all available info: not jus tthe BS message board list of 4-6 guys with M ties. Isn't that what you DON'T want: a list of JUST Michigan Men? We need a guy who can work within POTUMs ideas of how an AD should be run, not just a successful guy with ties to M.
2) the interim timeline is what people are mistaking: it's not permanent, obvs - Hackett won't be the AD in 4-5 years. But it's also not a 2-6 month thing either. There are 2 reasons for this: A) POTUMs ideals about hiring the right guy (See 1 above) and B) they need to hire a football coach 1st, so that's where Hackett time is being spent right now- he has to research, negotiate, hire, and see the coach thru the transition. that is necessarily a year long type of process.
adjust your own personal def'ns of interim to 8-20 months and you'll be OK, people
|3 weeks 3 days ago||hey, I'm standing right here.||
hey, I'm standing right here.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Religion is an insult to||
Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.
Islam is at the top of the list
|3 weeks 6 days ago||fine, shut them all||
fine, shut them all down.
just like the garbage mashers on the detention level.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||sure, there are tons of||
sure, there are tons of groups that one could make that comment about. but the point is, in this context of university greek life:
With or without the greek system you would have good people doing good acts and evil people doing evil acts. But for (previously apparently) good people to commit evil acts, that takes an institutionalized system of peer acceptance of such acts. That institutionalized system is the greek system.*
*again, in this context. I'm sure other institutions would lead to similar situations- sports clubs, etc.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||no one is arguing that frats||
no one is arguing that frats contriubte 100% of all rape or hazing incidents, nor that removing them will prevent all future such incidents on earth.
but within the contrained borders of a university community (or universities as a whole) the greek system generates a culture more inclined to such behavior that would never remotely be considered tolerable among peers (college educated young adults) outside of the frat culture.
is it possible that individuals could conspire to do this without a gree system in place? sure. but there wouldn't be an existing institutional structure that is set up to shelter/shield/normalize- these activities. And there certainly wouldn't be an organizational culture that would defend (<--lack of a better word) the behavior on their behalf.
Imagine there was a group of 7 males who just got together to conspire to commit this act (w/o a greek system involved)? we would be asking what types of conditions these people were in to think that this was an OK thing to do.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||so, without the frat context,||
so, without the frat context, the pledging scenario or the hazing culture, these guys would have thought it ok to gang rape a girl and somehow found a way to do it anyway (allegedly)?
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Name an ethical statement||
Name an ethical statement made or action performed by a frat in the name of "fraternity" that couldn't have been without the frat. And name, if you can (this is easier) a wicked action that could only be done in the frat "culture."
there just isn't much place for them in civilized society, IMO
|3 weeks 6 days ago||don't worry, it's just||
don't worry, it's just between him and you
|3 weeks 6 days ago||you, know there's a saying||
you, know there's a saying that I've been trying to wrap my head around. I don't think it's the greatest thing for young kids (they should here it, IMO they need encouragement and positive feed back, but then again, why wouldn't young adults?)
The most dangerous 2 works in teh English language are, "Good Job."
I get the sense that the players have hear Good Job a whole hell of a lot under Hoke.
|4 weeks 8 hours ago||It's not *that* kind of||
It's not *that* kind of website
|4 weeks 16 hours ago||I think the better route for||
I think the better route for a CC thread to go is to actually give some viable options for a coach and do some research/post their history. Otherwise, it comes off as a Fire Red thread.