Category: "Mathematics"

Задача

May 19th, 2010
The spring semester is about to end; many are about to graduate. This time I am amongst these “many” (Yay! ). After years of hard studying, staying up till the wee hours, trying to cram for a test, I will finally have my degree! I will move on from… more »

График

April 30th, 2010
American business can't exist without charts. We make pie-charts and bar charts as if presenting data in charts somehow makes the data true. (The most amusing idea is that an idea is somehow scientific because it is presented in a chart.) That, of… more »

Минус

July 24th, 2009
The Russian word for minus is минус, and it can be used out loud in simple subraction statements. Notice the Russians use the future tense будет where Americans use present tense is: Десять минус четыре будет шесть. Ten minus four is six. Сто… more »

Плюс

July 23rd, 2009
The Russian word for plus is плюс, and it can be used out loud in simple addition statements. Notice the Russians use the future tense будет where Americans use present tense is: Два плюс два будет четыре. Two plus two is four. Три плюс пятнадцать… more »