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Is P equal to NP?

 May 1, 2014

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P and NP refer to types of solutions to numerical algorithms.  If an algorithm can be solved in "polynomial time" it is referred to as P, if not, it is "non-polynomial time", or NP.  Do an internet search for more detail!

The two are not the same. 

 May 1, 2014
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Sorry BluePhoenix but what does P and NP stand for? 

 May 1, 2014
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P and NP refer to types of solutions to numerical algorithms.  If an algorithm can be solved in "polynomial time" it is referred to as P, if not, it is "non-polynomial time", or NP.  Do an internet search for more detail!

The two are not the same. 

Alan May 1, 2014
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Thanks Alan.  

 May 1, 2014

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