From xod@xxxx.xxxx Fri Aug 13 14:49:31 1999
X-Digest-Num: 210
Message-ID: <44114.210.1119.959273824@eGroups.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 1999 17:49:31 -0400 (EDT)
From: xod From: BestATN@aol.com
>
> In a message dated 8/13/1999 4:07:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time, xod@bway.net
> writes:
>
> > Data: 5
> > Information, data in context: "5 is the square root of 25"
> > Knowledge, info in context: the skill of finding square roots
> >
> So, continuing the pattern, what would knowledge in context be?
> And '(knowledge in context) in context'?
>
> Similarly, and completely off-topic,
> distance m
> velocity: m/s
> acceleration m/(s^2)
> jerk m/(s^3)
>
> So what would a change in jerk be? And so on?
After a while, numbers must be used with these things. Hence, a change
in jerk is simply d^4 x/dt^4
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