What does it feel like to invent math?: An exploration of infinite sums, from convergent to divergent, including a brief introduction to the 2-adic metric, all themed on that cycle between discovery and invention in math. Music: Legions (Reverie) by Zoe Keatin
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Probability explained: We give you an introduction to probability through the example of flipping a quarter and rolling a die.
The Gauss Christmath Special: Christmas ain’t over yet. The 12th day is Jan. 6th! You can get just the song here: http://vihart.com/music/gauss12days.mp3 http://vihart.com
Number sets: Number Sets
If you’ve ever watched television or a movie you’ve heard the joke that you’ll never need math after high school. If that’s really true, why are you subjected to so many years of addition, subtraction and long division? Well, don’t throw your calculators out just yet…all of those T.V. shows and movies are wrong…you really DO… Read more »