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Nerdy Number Corner: Recurring, recurring…
Image via Wikipedia If you've messed with a calculator for any length of time, you'll have noticed that when division isn't exact, the calculator has this nasty habit of responding with a decimal answer that fills the entire display. For … Continue reading
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Nerdy Number Corner: Perfectly Amicable
*Another one of the irregular breaks from the personal drama… it’s a math post, this time around. Have fun!* You may perhaps have heard of the concept of a *perfect number*. Put simply, a number is called perfect if it … Continue reading
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Nerdy Number Corner: Peculiar Pythagorean Puzzlers
It's the archetypal source of mathematical puzzles, not to mention a wellspring of appalling, grimaceinducing, geek humor and puns. You ever heard the one about the Native American lady who had a chip on her shoulder, and had a hippo … Continue reading
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Nerdy Number Corner: 142857 and Other Mathematical Parasites
I can’t remember exactly where we were. We might have been on the way to Rocky Point; somewhere like that. In midconversation, perhaps even in midsentence, I suddenly exclaimed “Oh! Would you look at that?”. By now, C is thoroughly … Continue reading
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