tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-9818962.post457238628795260921..comments2017-01-14T03:55:01.580+05:30Comments on nanopolitan: Prof. K.D. Joshi's analysis of JEE math papersAbihttp://www.blogger.com/profile/06790560045313883673noreply@blogger.comBlogger4125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-9818962.post-83033570699377348922009-04-13T15:44:00.000+05:302009-04-13T15:44:00.000+05:30Prof. Joshi says he has taken the questions from h...Prof. Joshi says he has taken the questions from http://www.iitb.ac.in/<BR/><BR/>I looked around (not thoroughly though) and couldn't find the question papers or the model answers.<BR/><BR/>If you come across the links to the above, do post them here.Badrihttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02563596810587587859noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-9818962.post-40753404001229846502009-04-12T10:02:00.000+05:302009-04-12T10:02:00.000+05:30K D Joshi is an old friend of my father's and his ...K D Joshi is an old friend of my father's and his great love and talent for mathematics were evident ever since he and my father together went to a private tuition class in school taught by a great teacher, Prof. Godbole, in the (then) small town of Ratnagiri.<BR/><BR/>Since some of my research involved investigating energy surfaces of molecules, I am all too aware of the mistake of confusing a minimum with a local minimum!Wavefunctionhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/14993805391653267639noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-9818962.post-32447544049271469612009-04-11T20:36:00.000+05:302009-04-11T20:36:00.000+05:30Losers from a has-been college engaged in useless ...Losers from a has-been college engaged in useless activities.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-9818962.post-8072860946425751712009-04-10T19:52:00.000+05:302009-04-10T19:52:00.000+05:30Abi,Its the age-old "fight" where mathematicians i...Abi,<BR/><BR/>Its the age-old "fight" where mathematicians insist proofs to be mathematically perfect and complete, whereas engineers are OK with "workable" proofs.<BR/><BR/>There are several examples where we use cyclic arguments to prove theorems in engineering math courses, something pure mathematicians will never do.<BR/><BR/>For example (co-opting Sridhar's argument): when was the last time you meticulously distinguished between "positive" and "non-negative"?Nikethttp://www.blogger.com/profile/14882163077938014472noreply@blogger.com