This is very disturbing..! And rather unrealistic to expect undergraduates with no background to solve such a conjecture. But one (extreme value) is enough for wasting the 99.99% remainders’ effort, from such unscrupulous individuals…

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Thank you Bill. This is an issue with wordpress (or at least the style I have chosen for the ‘Og)…

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