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Tag: math

  • Math Pun Law

    As an online discussion of math grows longer, the probability of a math pun approaches 1.

  • Solve this if you are a genius

    Solve this if you are a genius

    Solve this if you are a genius? This quiz showed up on my Facebook news feed. 8 = 567 = 426 = 305 = 203 = ? The pattern looks pretty easy, right? 82— 8 = 5672— 7 = 4262— 6 = 3052— 5 = 20 So what is the correct answer? Here’s mine: 3…

  • XKCD: All the Fun Parts of Life are Optional

    I love the mouseover text: “The only things you HAVE to know are how to make enough of a living to stay alive and how to get your taxes done. All the fun parts of life are optional.” Keep learning. :-) Comic credit: XKCD. Used by permission.

  • Happy Pi Day

    Happy Pi Day

    Happy Pi Day! I found Dinosaur Comics’ Pi Day comic to be less violent than the Abstruse Goose Pi Day comic I posted a couple of years ago. I’m looking forward to July 22 (and sorry I “missed” February 71). How many digits of pi do you know? I still don’t know pi beyond 3.1415926,…

  • Happy Pi Day

    Have a slice of pi! NOTICE: In no way should this post be interpreted to condone or encourage the senseless beating of those who can recite way too many digits of pi. It is just the failed humor (okay, the reposting of failed humor) by one who can’t remember more digits of pi than 3.1415926.…