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That is to 2 say, that at the end of the fifteen years, 50 per

information will have been discovered during that period itself. There is another,

perhaps less flattering, way of looking at this situation, which is very relevant to ...

That is to 2 say, that at the end of the fifteen years, 50 per

**cent**of the availableinformation will have been discovered during that period itself. There is another,

perhaps less flattering, way of looking at this situation, which is very relevant to ...

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Compound Interest and Discounting the Future One of the most widely known

examples of exponential growth is money put out at compound interest. You lend

£100 at 6 per

Compound Interest and Discounting the Future One of the most widely known

examples of exponential growth is money put out at compound interest. You lend

£100 at 6 per

**cent**interest, and at the end of the first year you have got £106; ...Page 121

In the real world of science, one can never have statements which are Ioo per

mistake made by both sets of philosophers – those who asked for verification and

...

In the real world of science, one can never have statements which are Ioo per

**cent**true in all circumstances or Ioo per**cent**untrue in all circumstances. Themistake made by both sets of philosophers – those who asked for verification and

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