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Mathematician Couple’s Wedding Math Questions

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https://m.facebook.com/nikita.nikolaev.752/posts/2208321356091587 It is fun for the guests who are also mathematicians like the wedding couple… Why don’t the IT couples do the same with computer questions (eg. private cloud, serverless, containers, DevOps,… )…

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Cute Graph Cheatsheet

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Sir Michael Atiyah obituary

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Atiyah is so-called the “2nd Newton” in being both a Mathematics & a Physics Grandmaster, his life achievement extends the ancient Greek Geometry to Topology and Algebra since Euclid till now, providing useful…

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中国历法

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Chinese calandre is both solar and lunar, unlike western (pure solar) and Muslim (pure lunar): https://youtu.be/qXFeQmb2gU8

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Byrne’s Euclid

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https://www.c82.net/euclid/ My Modern Met: Geometry Lovers Will Enjoy This Interactive Version of Byrne’s Euclid. https://mymodernmet.com/byrnes-euclid-nicholas-rougeux/

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Modern Mathematics and the Langlands Program | Institute for Advanced Study

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https://www.ias.edu/ideas/modern-mathematics-and-langlands-program

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The Error Function & The Integral of e^(-x^2)

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https://youtu.be/jkytxdedxhU The Bell Curve: https://youtu.be/aSjWXMkDazY

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The most beautiful and important mathematical equations

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https://www.zmescience.com/other/feature-post/mathematical-equations-beautiful-30112018/amp/

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From Polynomial to Modern Algebra

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Examples Polynomial with degree > 5 https://youtu.be/3B0TqabK2a8

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13 classic mathematics books for lifelong learners

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https://medium.com/however-mathematics/13-classic-mathematics-books-for-lifelong-learners-7ec2759142da?from=timeline Out of 13 must-read Popular Math books, our Singapore National Library NLB has 6 which I borrowed and read: eg. “Prime Obsession” , “What is Mathematics” , etc. Popular math books are…

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Logic & Math (Set Theory)

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Cambridge Prof Peter Smith: You can download the book at the bottom link from the below web site. https://boingboing.net/2018/12/26/beyond-a-equals-a.html/amp?from=singlemessage Philosophy using Math – that is cool! Set Theory is Philosophy, see this “Set…

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How Singapore Data Scientists caught the subway MRT “Circle line” rogue train

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https://blog.data.gov.sg/how-we-caught-the-circle-line-rogue-train-with-data-79405c86ab6a

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Quara: Strategy to teach yourself math from basic algebra to high level mathematics

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If you had to teach yourself math from basic algebra to high level mathematics, what would be your strategy? https://www.quora.com/If-you-had-to-teach-yourself-math-from-basic-algebra-to-high-level-mathematics-what-would-be-your-strategy/answer/Cornelius-Goh?ch=3&share=be44143e&srid=oZzP

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Chinese Primary School Math

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As shown in the picture below, find the height of the table? (No Algebraic equation please for Primary School Math). Answer: [hint = 130 cm] Try yourself before scrolling down. . . .…

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How you pronounce German Mathematician’s Names ( and Physicists )

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Germany produced many Mathematicians and Physicists who succeeded the 18 CE Newtonian England, and the 19CE Napoleonic France before WW2, after which the Americans (mostly the Jewish German immigrants) take over till now.…

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Euler’s and Fermat’s last theorems, the Simpsons and CDC6600

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I am a fan of Fermat, not only because my university Alma Mater was in his hometown Toulouse (France) named after him “Lycée Pierre de Fermat (Classe Préparatoire Aux Grandes Ecoles) ” ,…

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Improper Integral vs. Infinite Series

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https://youtu.be/ZJ5b29WYWrQ To test if the infinite series converges, provided it is positive & decreasing function you can convert it to (although they converge to different values.)

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Integration by parts, DI method

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(Traditional Method learnt at O-Level) Integration by Parts: NEW Technique taught by this UC-Berkley Chinese Mathematician: “DI” Method https://youtu.be/2I-_SV8cwsw First Stop: “D column at 0 “ 2nd Stop: 3rd Stop:

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The Best Movies For Mathematicians

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https://youtu.be/EWdcOID8zxU

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Analysis by Timothy Gowers

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Why easy analysis problems are easy by Timothy Gowers (UK, Fields Medal 1998) Timothy Gowers is teaching in Cambridge, he wrote the thick volume of “Princeton Math Encyclopedia.” He is a very good…

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Inequalities : RMS, AM, GM, HM

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https://youtu.be/_gTClIbHreI

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Integral of x^x from 0 to 1

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https://youtu.be/A54_QPXdkU0

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My favorite Fermat Little Theorem with Pascal Triangle

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Fermat Little Theorem: For any prime integer p, any integer m When m = 2, Note: 九章算数 Fermat Little Theorem (m=2) Pascal Triangle (1653 AD France )= (杨辉三角 1238 AD – 1298 AD)…

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Math Challenge: Teaching Subject

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[Hint] : Assume 3 cases, then by Elimination using Mr Brown’s hint (somethingS right, somethingS wrong)

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Math Paradox : Toroflux

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Fibonacci Number 1 1 2 3 5 8 13 21… https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VK7XR-wlpAk

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What is Riemann’s Hypothesis ?

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[中文]历史 History: https://youtu.be/NeoDdnSlRjk Sir Atiyah Proof on 2018 September : (5 Pages PDF download here) https://drive.google.com/file/d/17NBICP6OcUSucrXKNWvzLmrQpfUrEKuY/view https://youtu.be/jXugkzFW5qY Bigger Lecture Notes video (at 34 mins, inspired in Singapore) https://youtu.be/oe4Jo4i3w_w Analytic function: preserve angle after…

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The most addictive theorem in Applied mathematics

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What is your favorite theorem ? I have 2 theorems which trigger my love of Math : Chinese Remainder Theorem: 韩信点兵, named after a 200 BCE Han dynasty genius general Han Xin (韩信)…

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WiFi Password = Integral Answer

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China Nanjing Aviation University set the WiFi password as the answer of this integral (first 6 digits). Can you solve it? Answer : Break the integral (I) into 2 parts: I = A(x)…

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[Quora] Common Core Math

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Why did the approach to mathematics change with Common Core, rather than providing more structure to how it was previously taught? by Peter Kruger https://www.quora.com/Why-did-the-approach-to-mathematics-change-with-Common-Core-rather-than-providing-more-structure-to-how-it-was-previously-taught/answer/Peter-Kruger?share=84fb2ef6&srid=oZzP

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Spot The Mistake?

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Solve: Since the exponents (3+x) on both sides are equal, => 2 = 3

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153 St. Peter Fish

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Bible Math: 153 St. Peter Fish [John 21:3-11] 3  So they went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing. 6 He said, “Throw your net on the right side of…

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French Baccalaureate Math

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Below are two French Baccalaureate Math textbooks (Volume 1 & 2) for Grade 12th (or Junior College Year 2, GCE A Level, Lycée: Terminale C) students in the late 1970s. There was a…

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Singapore PSLE Math baffled Anxious Parents

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One afternoon 5 friends rented 3 bikes from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and took turns to ride on them. At any time, 3 of them cycled while the other 2 friends rested.…

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The Universal Pattern Popping Up in Math, Physics and Biology

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Key Points: Bus Waiting Time Pattern Biology Chicken eyes Physics: Random matrix / Eigenvalues / Riemann Zeta-function for Prime Numbers Universal Pattern: Normal Distribution Curve https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-universal-pattern-popping-up-in-math-physics-and-biology-20180823/

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Nearest Neigbour Problem – Universal Method to Sort Complex Information Found

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Key Points: Normed Distance: Euclidean Expander Graph https://www.quantamagazine.org/universal-method-to-sort-complex-information-found-20180813/

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Category Theory III for Programmers (Parts 1 & 2)

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The most interesting “Category Theory” (范畴论) for Programmers course III by Dr. Bartosz Milewski , a follow-up of last year’s course II. Prerequisites: Fundamental of Category Theory: Functor, Natural Transformation, etc. (Course II…

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Programming is Math Proof: Structured Programming

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Keywords: Dijkstra, Edge Wyber (born 1930 Rotterdam) Goto is harmful Structures: sequence, selection, iteration Three Programming Paradigms: 1. Structured Programming (1968 Dijkstra) Impose discipline on direct transfer of control aka “Goto“. “If/ then…

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18个量子比特纠缠是什么?量子计算机为何如此强大?量子的纠缠态与叠加态

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https://youtu.be/BzyOoo4AOxs

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Lambda Calculus – The Math Behind Functional Programming

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Functional Programming (FP) Languages : Lisp, Haskell, Scala, Kotlin, etc. Other non-FP influenced by Lambda Calculus: Python, Ruby, Javascript, Java 8, C++ Inventor of Lambda Calculus : Alonzo Church (1903 – 1995), whose…

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How Piano Lessons May Improve Language Learning for Kids | Time

Music => Language => Abstractness (Abstract Mathematics, Advanced Physics), these 3 faculties reside on the same (right) part of our brain., the earlier a kid develops it through music education (piano, violin or any instrument) the better. http://time.com/5322121/music-lessons-language-learning/?utm_source=time.com&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief-pm&utm_content=2018070217pm&xid=newsletter-brief&eminfo=%7b%22EMAIL%22%3a%226hTLoMQ3HIhtENFGEFPcksEFAz5azrR8%22%2c%22BRAND%22%3a%22TD%22%2c%22CONTENT%22%3a%22Newsletter%22%2c%22UID%22%3a%22TD_TBP_92EEC7AD-17B1-46E0-BF78-846FB8B42C92%22%2c%22SUBID%22%3a%2284478629%22%2c%22JOBID%22%3a%22807604%22%2c%22NEWSLETTER%22%3a%22THE_BRIEF_PM%22%2c%22ZIP%22%3a%22%22%2c%22COUNTRY%22%3a%22USA%22%7d

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Infinite Cake

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The Big Internet Math-Off, Round 1 – James Tanton v Nira Chamberlain | The Aperiodical http://aperiodical.com/2018/07/the-big-internet-math-off-round-1-james-tanton-v-nira-chamberlain/ https://youtu.be/M7e-LByl_68

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Celebrates Mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz’s 372nd Birthday

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https://www.forbes.com/sites/kionasmith/2018/06/30/sundays-google-doodle-celebrates-mathematician-gottfried-wilhelm-leibniz/ My favorite mathematician is German Leibniz, who co-invented Calculus with Newton. Today we thank Leibniz for his elegant Calculus symbols: Leibniz also invented 01 binary algebra, which he later found it was…

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困扰了人类358年 费马大定理 Fermat’s Last Theorem

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https://youtu.be/AoecIZ64sIk Keywords: Fermat’s Last Theorem (FLT): Pierre de Fermat (France 17CE): FLT Conjecture or Prank ? Euler (n= 3) Taniyama-Shimura-Weil Conjecture: Modular Form = Elliptic Curve Galois Group Symmetry Andrew Wiles (UK Cambridge…

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How Abstract Math Can Analyze Social Injustice

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Science Friday: How Abstract Math Can Analyze Social Injustice. Dr. Eugenia Cheng https://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/how-abstract-math-can-analyze-social-injustice/ [Sound]: https://m.soundcloud.com/scifri/how-abstract-math-can-analyze-social-injustice Interview: Yoneda Lemma

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Worldcup Math Analysis : Korea vs Germany (2:0)

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Worldcup 2018 Surprising Result: World No.1 (Germany) Lost to World No.59 (Korea) – why ? Reason: Math ! For weak Korea to win, the best strategy is to keep the goals number as…

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The Software War : Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) vs Functional Programming (FP)

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The “war” of OOP vs FP is akin to Applied Math vs Pure Math. The formers (OOP & Applied Math) are not “rigourous” but practical, compared to the laters (FP & Pure Math)…

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Group is Symmetry

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Landau’s book “Symmetry” explains it as follow: Automorphism = Congruence= 叠合 has 1). Proper 真叠合 (symmetry: left= left, right = right) 2). Improper 非真叠合 (non-symmetry: reflection: left changed to right, vice-versa). Congruence => preserve…

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Noether Theorem: Symmetry

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Symmetry (hence Group) explains : 1. Conservation of Energy; 2. Conservation of Angular Momentum; 3. Periodic Table; 4. Laws of Thermodynamic. Emmy Noether Theorem (1918): Conservation Laws owes to Symmetry : 1. In…

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Mathematician Emmy Noether changed the face of physics

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https://www.sciencenews.org/article/emmy-noether-theorem-legacy-physics-math

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Why do the French excel in maths ?

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It is not only owed to the Ecole Normale Superieure where the 11 Fields medalists were educated, but the prominent “Math Culture” in French society. This is similar to the International Math Olympiad…

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