For Math Aficionados (Geeks)



15052013, 08:00 PM




For Math Aficionados (Geeks)
A while back there was a thread with a heated argument regarding probabilities (blue marbles anyone?). Here is an interesting article that presents and works out 9 math problems that aren't intuitive. Have fun.
http://www.businessinsider.com/controver...lip20135 Throughout history conversions happen at the point of a sword, deconversions at the point of a pen  FC I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters concerning religion and politics a man's reasoning powers are not above the monkey's.  Mark Twain in Eruption 

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16052013, 12:40 PM




RE: For Math Aficionados (Geeks)
Statistics should REALLY be a mandatory class at a highschool level (or even earlier). It would save so much trouble...
Fun fact: you can double your pleasure by allowing negative probability for continuous distributions  this is essentially how to derive the mathematical basis for quantum mechanics. 

16052013, 02:02 PM




RE: For Math Aficionados (Geeks)
Good stuff! Here's some more.
Breathing  it's more art than science. 

16052013, 02:04 PM




RE: For Math Aficionados (Geeks)
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16052013, 04:10 PM




RE: For Math Aficionados (Geeks)
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16052013, 06:27 PM




RE: For Math Aficionados (Geeks)
Thanks for this. Here is a link for a big talk by Dr. Al Bartlett. He gives a talk about how people don't understand the exponential function: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIIGxsrR...re=related
Greetings carbonbased bipeds.  Arthur Clarke The stars died so you could be here today.  Lawrence Krauss Mathematics is the language of nature.  Lawrence Krauss I care to live only to entice people to look at Nature's loveliness.  John Muir 

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