Monty40xi wrote:roundedge wrote:you can solve the wave equation, but you can't add up your bill.
To extend on that one...
When the bill comes at a restaurant, you'll spend 15 minutes dividing cost, recalculating the tax and tip, and debating what proportion of the shared appetizer should be paid by whom instead of either laying down a $20 or asking the waiter to split it.
Pff, forget the wave equation. When you know what a soliton is.
Also, with regards to physicists splitting the bill...
"Caltech Physicists Successfully Split The Bill"