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2003-01-16, 21:44
an optical illusion causing a hiker to think that the top of the climb is just ahead ..but the trail just keeps climbing...@#$%^

2003-01-31, 15:22
This is a point where the 2nd derivative of elevation with respect to distance equals zero. At the true summit, the first derivative equals zero. Calculus is good for something.

2003-02-01, 21:34
DebW, you are something else. I bet you have some really smart kids.:D