Math

NonTransitive Dice

Research Links Google: non transitive dice Wikipedia: Non transitive dice Wikipedia: Miwin's dice Non transitive Grime dice £11.93 Consider the following set of dice. Die A has sides 2, 2, 4, 4, 9, 9. Die B has sides 1, 1, 6, 6, 8, 8. Die C has sides 3, 3, 5, 5, 7, 7. The probability that A rolls a higher number Read more…

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago
Math

Integer Square 1 to 100

Walking the beira mar here in Sao Jose, SC. Keeping my mind busy during the fake virus scare / Bank Robbery.   This entire entry is about what I am learning from calculating the squares of the numbers 0 through 100 mentally as I walk the beira mar.  First thing you Read more…

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago
Math

Diophantine Equations

Research Links Google: diophantine equation pythagoras Chapter 1: DIOPHANTINE ANALYSIS – UnKnown Book Diophantine Equations – Chapter 5 –  Diophantine Analysis monograph by Robert Daniel Carmichael Pythagorean Triples Solution The square of the odd number         is      Hence the sum of two odd squares is divisible by 2 but Read more…

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago
Math

Intersecting Chord Theorem

This video sets out a puzzle that uses the intersecting chord theorem to solve. Which led me to a couple of basic geometric properties that I did not explicitly know. Wikipedia:Intersecting Chord Theorem Wikipedia: Inscribed Angle  

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago