Tag: mathematics

26
Oct
2019
Posted in english video

Why do prime numbers make these spirals? – YouTube

Important error correction: In the video, I say that Dirichlet showed that the primes are equally distributed…

17
Dec
2018
Posted in english scribblinks

In the Universe of Equations, Virtually All Are Prime | Quanta Magazine

Equations, like numbers, cannot always be split into simpler elements. Researchers have now proved that such “prime”…

09
Nov
2018
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The (Imaginary) Numbers at the Edge of Reality | Quanta Magazine

Have you ever sat in a math classroom and wondered, “When will I ever use this?” You…

04
Sep
2018
Posted in english scribblinks

What is the largest prime one less than a cubic number?

What is the largest prime one less than a cubic number? Consider the largest prime p such…

04
Jan
2018
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50th Known Mersenne Prime Discovered

Discovery of the 50th known Mersenne Prime. Source: 50th Known Mersenne Prime Discovered

24
Dec
2017
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A Gentle Introduction To Graph Theory

Graphs are all around us, we just don’t always see them for what they are.

04
Oct
2017
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What is Abstract Algebra? (Modern Algebra) – Socratica – YouTube

Abstract Algebra is very different than the algebra most people study in high school. This math subject…

20
Sep
2017
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Much ado about nothing: ancient Indian text contains earliest zero symbol | Science | The Guardian

Exclusive: one of the greatest conceptual breakthroughs in mathematics has been traced to the Bakhshali manuscript, dating…