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Monthly Archives: August 2021
Breaking up Pythagorean Triples
One of the thing I really love in mathematics is how different subjects, which at least when starting to learn mathematics seem far apart, can come together in interesting ways. While the first reaction of many people might be that … Continue reading
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Mediants in Mathematics
In the previous post we learned about the mediant, which is the “wrong” way to add rationals : . While this operation is not well defined, and depends on the presentation of the rational numbers and not just their values, … Continue reading
On one weird rational average
One of the things that I love about Mathematics, is how one can come across a mathematical problem or a phenomenon which you can look at from several points of views, each one different, yet they all combine together to … Continue reading
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