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    Cameras and Partners, Gas and Math

    The perfect number of cameras to have is, of course

    N+1

    Where N is the number you already have.

    However this needs to be moderated by the companion formula, which also defines the perfect number of cameras to have. Which is:

    P-1

    Where P is the number of cameras which will prompt your Partner to kick you out of the house.

    Happiness is where N+1 = P-1

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    Re: Cameras and Partners, Gas and Math

    so at a happiness state, N=P-2, partner up by 2

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    Re: Cameras and Partners, Gas and Math

    Would you say Jono, that as N approaches infinity P approaches 0 +p where p is that number of partners insensitive to N over some interval [a,b]?
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    Surely it has to be N<(P-V) (where V is an undefined variable, possibly exponentially related to domestic chores, or other personal situations). If N+1= P-1 it leaves little safety margin, unless you like living dangerously. In most cases, as N approaches P, V will generally increase. The art is to keep dV small, but if you are really clever, you make V a negative value.

    If N+1 = P-1 then N+2 = P so you've room for 1 more camera.

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    Congrats, and I hope you are still happy

    reminds me to Zeno's paradoxes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Hi Gio
    very happy thanks - my wife and I understand these equations perfectly; have done for years. For me P is a much bigger number than M. Although of course we didn't include the MF weighting factors!

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    Re: Cameras and Partners, Gas and Math

    Anyone have the ideal lens formulas handy? I forgot to write them on my palm before the test

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    Re: Cameras and Partners, Gas and Math

    Quote Originally Posted by jonoslack View Post
    The perfect number of cameras to have is, of course
    N+1
    Where N is the number you already have.
    However this needs to be moderated by the companion formula, which also defines the perfect number of cameras to have. Which is:
    P-1
    Where P is the number of cameras which will prompt your Partner to kick you out of the house.
    Happiness is where N+1 = P-1

    have a grand weekend!
    I don't know what you've been imbibing but it's affecting you.

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    Re: Cameras and Partners, Gas and Math

    Quote Originally Posted by Godfrey View Post
    I don't know what you've been imbibing but it's affecting you.
    yep - good, innit - at the moment it's a rather mediocre chardonnay whilst waiting to board a flight for china

    Quote Originally Posted by monza View Post
    Anyone have the ideal lens formulas handy? I forgot to write them on my palm before the test
    Hi Robert
    The formula is exactly the same . . .

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