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Old 08-05-2014, 06:32 PM
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Because I'm easily amused, mono vs. poly equations:



(Please excuse the heteronormative choice of symbols.)
I'm probably overthinking this mathyness... but why are the guys put to the nth power instead of just being multiplied times n? Is this a pun on "potency"?
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Old 08-17-2014, 05:46 PM
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I'm probably overthinking this mathyness... but why are the guys put to the nth power instead of just being multiplied times n? Is this a pun on "potency"?
I think the formula needs to be modified somewhat to be more realistic.

Something like:
Mono: m ^ x + f ^ y = love / (x + y)
Poly: m ^ x + f ^ y = love ^ (x + y)

It would also need some upper limit on x and y, but that would be rather complex to add.
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Old 08-17-2014, 06:04 PM
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If I'm understanding the equation right, the upper limit/s would vary according to the needs, abilities, and personalities of each of the unique persons involved.
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