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May 8th, 2018, 10:08 PM  #11  
Senior Member Joined: Sep 2016 From: USA Posts: 440 Thanks: 249 Math Focus: Dynamical systems, analytic function theory, numerics  Quote:
This is supported in the next step where he concludes that the flea is 3cm away.  
May 8th, 2018, 10:25 PM  #12 
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As two jumps by the flea take it to 3cm away, the stretching is being taken into account by Country Boy. In the next step, it's stated that the flea's distance increases to 4.5cm due to stretching and then the next jump by the flea increases that to 5.5cm.

May 8th, 2018, 10:40 PM  #13 
Senior Member Joined: Sep 2016 From: USA Posts: 440 Thanks: 249 Math Focus: Dynamical systems, analytic function theory, numerics  You are right. I can't read.


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