“Change is inevitable” as the old cliché goes. At least in the realm of reality, this is hard to argue with. On the other hand, in the mystical world of mathematics, we may stumble upon curious ideas that betray this tenet ... Read more

# Tag: mathematics

## 33, 42 and “Sums of Three Cubes”

Let us write 29 as 29 = x³ + y³ + z³, plug in any integers for x, y, z. One set of solutions is 29 = 3³ + 1³ + 1³. Pretty simple and intuitive, right? Similarly, how about 30? Not so much. The only known solution involves ... Read more

## Mathematica de Naturae – III: All the King’s Men

As the dominant species of the planet, we are unrivaled in our position on the food chain. Evolution has led us down a very arduous path of invention and thought. Our natural ability to hunt has been erased from our genomes ... Read more

## Mathematica de Naturae – II : Law of the Red Queen

The population of a species that could be observed at a given time with respect to other species in its habitat is an important area of study in ecological mathematics. The availability and competition among species for food ... Read more

## Divide by Three

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## The Parallel Infinity

-The Untold Story of AM1008-It all started with differentiation But didn’t end with Integration Attention to detention, endless affection How to solve this wonderful equation Limits weren’t limited to limits on the ... Read more

## Googol and Googolplex

Yes! you read that right. It’s not google! It's *Googol*. Googol is a very large number written with 100 zeros after 1. In scientific notation it’s written as 10^{100}. If you want to imagine how large this ... Read more

## The Power of Zero

Have you ever wondered about the origin of zero? Although it is one of the most used numerals today, did you know that zero didn’t exist until quite recently? Some of you may even wonder if there is any practical use of zero. ... Read more