Category Archives: Mathematics
I recently started watching Grey’s Anatomy which I’ve been enjoying. However a friend of mine told me that the later episodes are not as good. So I thought I would have a look if the viewing figures reflected this. … Continue reading
Chris (@chris2306) got asked how fast you would need to be going to complete a loop the loop. This is what we got.
We have a new largest known prime number! So here is an obligatory post about prime numbers.
I’m sitting in my office, at home, watching the snow falling outside and it got me thinking….
Something all GCSE maths students (and above) need to know, and something that a large number of people use everyday, is how to factorize quadratic equations. However I’m amazed how few people know a decent (and easy) way of doing this!
Many people have seen “proofs” that 1 = 2. However most of them have an obvious fallacy – a division by 0.
A couple of days ago I wrote a post on what, and how to find, the cosine rule on a sphere. In this post I’ll show you the sine rule on a sphere.
As all (well, at least those that can remember) 15+ year old’s know, to find the length of a side of a non-right angled triangle you can’t use Pythagoras theorem and instead require the so called ‘Cosine Rule’.
I have no practical application for what I am going to post about today (although that doesn’t mean there aren’t any), but I “discovered” (okay so I know loads of people will have done it before, but it was a … Continue reading
GAP (Groups, Algorithms, Programming) is a program for computational discrete algebra, which is particularly useful for computational group theory. It is a text based computer system which includes a large number of functions that implement various algebraic algorithms. A vast … Continue reading