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    Quote Originally Posted by Allen165 View Post
    You're waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay off!
    Does it mean you are closer to being a professional balerina dancer than to being a physicist?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Afit View Post
    Does it mean you are closer to being a professional balerina that to being a physicist?
    Not quite. I studied law and suck at anything involving calculation. Passing my high school physics classes was a major challenge for me.

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    Where did you find this sentence? And what do you need it for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Afit View Post
    Where did you find this sentence? And what do you need it for?
    I read it in a paper a friend of mine is writing; he's a geophysicist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allen165 View Post
    I understood the meaning of the sentence but was wondering whether the usage of "such that" was correct. As you can read on the site I linked to, some people consider it incorrect.

    I suppose "so that" would be the best option.
    I'm not a scientist, but as a casual reader so that is more natural to me.

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