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Kids a baller, tutoring college kids at 12!!!!
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Originally Posted by aldfig0 View Post
You do realize that there are other videos? It's still not his "real work" (apparently he's interested in astrophysics) but it's easy to tell is no ordinary 12 year old.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wShtOJnoeB4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KG2piY3HSIM
I saw some clips from other videos and just about everything he posted is just restating stuff from calculus/diff eq books I have sitting on the bookcase near me.

I never said he was a normal 12 year old, I was more interested to see original work instead of regurgitation. I know a lot of people who can mindlessly repeat facts, I'm impressed by original thought and work more than "this is what I know".

Notably, this isn't to belittle this kid in his endeavors, but if you want to see me excited, give me the real math that means something instead of talking about the tools to do it. I know all the tools, I use them for my classes now, I want to see what ends he put them to.
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Baller kid. Pure dedication.
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Originally Posted by CTRLurself [Knyte Custom] View Post
I saw some clips from other videos and just about everything he posted is just restating stuff from calculus/diff eq books I have sitting on the bookcase near me.

I never said he was a normal 12 year old, I was more interested to see original work instead of regurgitation. I know a lot of people who can mindlessly repeat facts, I'm impressed by original thought and work more than "this is what I know".

Notably, this isn't to belittle this kid in his endeavors, but if you want to see me excited, give me the real math that means something instead of talking about the tools to do it. I know all the tools, I use them for my classes now, I want to see what ends he put them to.
Dude, he's 12 and he taught himself Calculus. If that wasn't enough he did it in 2 weeks. If that still wasn't enough he's done with high school and is at University AT AGE 12! Do you really have to prove to yourself that you're smarter then this kid? Does it make you feel better or something?
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We just need him to reproduce with Jessica to create the super human attractive smart babe.
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***? And I am having trouble with Calc 3 and Physics 2? Why can't he just earn my engineering degree for me? Probably have a better GPA than I do too....
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Let's not forget that child prodigies are just that, smart children. Once they become adults however, their abilities aren't that impressive. It happens with so many child prodigies whether it be music or academics.
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178? Lol what do you do? And I agree with your points though. CTRLurself hit the nail on the head. So he knows calculus and such at a very young age. Good for him. hes a very quick learner. However in my book true intelligence is putting that gathered knowledge to use and doing something real time with it to truly advance a field. Good for him though. This kid is off to a good start.
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Wait, *** is Time doing?

He's not explaining any theory in that video, he's just showing integration by parts applied to some trig functions.

Wat.

What's this kid's big twist on Einstein's theory of relativity? Which I thought has already been disproved by that elevator experiment
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he discovered NZT now where can i get some
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