Talk:1856: Existence Proof

Explain xkcd: It's 'cause you're dumb.
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Whoever added the citation needed got more of a laugh out of me then Randall did this morning. Well done. -- 17:32, 28 June 2017 (UTC)

I hope you enjoy the joke just as much the second time. And the third. And the fourth. And the fifth. And the sixth. And the... 00:56, 29 June 2017 (UTC)
I don't re-read old pages of explain xkcd so often it would stop being funny. -- Hkmaly (talk) 04:11, 29 June 2017 (UTC)
<AOL>Me too!</AOL> RoyT (talk) 07:10, 29 June 2017 (UTC)

Does the function have any special hidden meaning, or is it just some random function? Thawn (talk) 20:23, 28 June 2017 (UTC)

Yeah - I wondered that too. But I'm not sure if there is enough information to know. SteveBaker (talk) 21:28, 28 June 2017 (UTC)
Without knowing what the functions are, there's no way to tell. Gmcgath (talk) 23:52, 28 June 2017 (UTC)

"I'm finally in the right one," made me laugh more than usual. It added character to Offscreen Student #2, something that the comic usually lacks HisHighestMinion (talk) 03:56, 29 June 2017 (UTC)

According to "existence proof" means a non-constructive proof. Such proofs are annoying to some mathematicians as they claim existence of something but do not show how to find it. So I fully understand the teacher that she wants to grab a sword and finally find it. 08:54, 29 June 2017 (UTC)

Jokes on her. The number is a nonstandard integer. 10:12, 29 June 2017 (UTC)