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by Ordinata
Wed May 18, 2011 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Math Books
Replies: 379
Views: 282564

Re: Math Books

I am looking to develop my mathematical mind as much as possible. The "highest" classes I have taken are Calculus I & II as well as linear algebra. I'd be looking for either a bunch of books or some sort of guide (similar to the guide "How to become a good theoretical physicist&q...
by Ordinata
Thu Mar 03, 2011 1:28 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: A very interesting Mathematical Paradox
Replies: 387
Views: 158032

Re: A very interesting Mathematical Paradox

Most resistance to .999... = 1 stems from intuitions that are plausible but false for the real numbers (given how mathematicians have constructed the real numbers). Alternative number systems can be constructed that allow for the possibility of infitesimal non-zero numbers, and in such numb...
by Ordinata
Wed Mar 02, 2011 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Troll Math: FLT
Replies: 6
Views: 3451

Re: Troll Math: FLT

Don't feed the trolls! The proof is creeping with small nonsensical statestements. However, I have discovered a truly marvelous proof-by-picture of this, which this forum does not allow me to post. (How can I post it?)

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