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Today we are visiting a specific instance of a well-known basic mathematics game, the 24 Game. The "24 Game" is usually played with younger students because it helps them develop skills related to the basic arithmetic operations.
Take out a piece of paper and a pencil, I am going to ask you to write some letters in your sheet of paper and then I am going to challenge you to fold the sheet of paper... with a twist!
\(n\) mathematicians with numbered party hats gather around in a circle... It is a matter of life or death!
In high school I had a colleague that had his birthday on the same day as I did. What a coincidence, right? Right..?
Is it true that every integer you can think of has a multiple written out only with \(0\)s and \(1\)s?
This post's format will be a bit different from the usual and the first of a series of posts of this type. In this post, I will state a problem and then present my solution.
In this post I just ramble a bit through some mathematician's definition of what a recursive function is...
I have always liked the concept of fractal. They are very beautiful, they have a notion of infinity embedded in them, and they make no sense (seriously though, self-similarity?). How could they not be loved?