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News from the world of maths: What happened before the Big Bang?
... questions you posed in your comments. So keep an eye on our blog, or subscribe to our newsletter to receive regular email updates. ...
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'Impossible?'
June 2008 Impossible? Surprising solutions to ... conundrums Julian Havil hardback — 264 pages (2008) Princeton University Press ISBN10: 0691131317 ISBN13: ...
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The expression that (nearly) explained the Universe
... 6 12 24 48 96 192 384 768 Add 4 to each number: 4 7 10 16 28 ...
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The power of origami
... J. Lang from one uncut square of Korean hanji paper. Size: 7 inches. Image courtesy Robert J. Lang . Origami took off ... and onto . Axiom 7: Given one point and two lines and , there is a fold that places ...
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Error correcting codes
... this with a simple example. The numbers from 0 up to 7, written in binary, are: 000 (0) 001 (1) 010 (2) 011 (3) 100 (4) 101 (5) 110 (6) 111 (7) (You can read more about binary numbers here , or simply believe ...
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Constructive mathematics
By Phil Wilson December 2008 Before the world awoke to its own finiteness and began to take ...
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'Mathematics and democracy'
September 2008 Mathematics and democracy: Designing better ... Steven J. Brams paperback — 390 pages (2008) Princeton University Press ISBN10: 0691133212 ISBN13: ...
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Learning arithmetic in Georgian England
... for 16 months?" "In a family Consisting of 7 Persons there are Drunk out 100 kilderkins of beer in 12 Dayes; how many ... is 12; the third is 6. Multiplying them together makes 72, and dividing by the first number – 4 – makes 18. So the answer is 18 ...
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Editorial
... need some inspiration, have a look at the winners from the 2008 competition and the 2006 competition . The competition closes on the ...
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Restoring profanity
... a modified TV flow to a damaged image is shown in figure 7. Figure 7: A modified total variation flow applied to a damaged ...
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