Archive for September 28, 2004

MTech student commits suicide

Flash News.

Ettimadai, Coimatore: An MTech student in Computational Engineering and Networking commited suicide today by jumping in front of the Taylor series expansion.
A Taylor series is a series expansion of a function about a point. A one-dimensional Taylor series is an expansion of a real function f(x) about a point x = a is given by

The poor student died instantly as a term of the Taylor series somewhere close to infinity passed over his skull.

Officials are yet to to determine if this was caused by the careless Calculus teacher who was not able to properly convey to the class what the Taylor series actually meant.

The CIDs from Tamilnadu and the CBI conducted 3 dummy tests. The results of the test were
1st dummy to wall – 12 feet
2nd dummy to wall – 8 feet
Dummy to Dummy – 6 feet

According to CID Ramdas and Vijayan, this indicates a clear case of suicide.


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