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Published in Cantor’s Paradise·PinnedMember-onlyCavalieri’s Principle: Calculus of the Ancient TimesBefore the Giants of Newton and Leibniz — Ancient Foundations of Calculus If you have taken high school calculus, you will have heard the great names of Newton and Leibniz, who independently developed calculus around the same time. While there might be controversy over who first invented the subject, we can all agree that their contributions laid the foundations upon which much…Math5 min readMath5 min read

Published in Cantor’s Paradise·PinnedMember-onlyFermat under Attack: Tangent MethodBeginnings of Calculus — Ancient Calculus by Fermat Following yesterday’s post on Cavalieri’s Principle, we once again travel back in time to witness the humble beginnings of calculus. This time, we are looking at the work of Pierre de Fermat, his first-ever method to systematically tackle the problem of tangents. Without further ado, let’s dive in! Pierre de FermatCalculus4 min readCalculus4 min read

8 hours agoMember-onlyThe Little PrinceA Poem — Once in the vast and endless sky A prince so small, a twinkle in his eye, On a journey he did embark, In search of answers, with a lighted heart. From planet to planet, he roamed and he roamed, Meeting strange creatures, who called him home, He asked them questions…Poem1 min readPoem1 min read

8 hours agoMember-onlySchrödinger’s Cat Explained in 5 LevelsA Journey into Quantum Mechanics — Schrödinger’s cat is a thought experiment in quantum mechanics that was first proposed by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger in 1935. It is used to illustrate the strange and paradoxical nature of quantum mechanics, and has become one of the most famous examples of quantum mechanics. …Physics5 min readPhysics5 min read

Published in ScienMathic Discoveries·11 hours agoMember-onlyA Problem I Don’t Know How To Solve YetWhat do you think? — I came across this calculus problem on Twitter and I don’t think I have come up with any plausible approach to it. Please share this with your friends and colleagues and comment down below if you have found a solution! Happy solving -Barry My name is Barry and I am…Twitter1 min readTwitter1 min read

11 hours agoMember-onlyWhat If 𝝅 = 4?A Fake Mathematical Proof — What first comes to your mind when you look at the image above? What if I can show you proof that 𝝅 is actually 4? Can you spot the mistake in my reasoning? Without further ado, let’s dive in! Step 1: A Unit Circle within A SquareMath3 min readMath3 min read

1 day agoMember-onlyA Simple Cambridge Admission QuestionHigh School Trigonometry — Today’s Challenge Let’s take a look at some simple trigonometry from the Cambridge STEP exam. In particular, we want to find and represent the above value in its exact form. Give this problem a try before jumping in for the solution. Solution The key to this problem is to apply the compound angle…Math3 min readMath3 min read

Published in Maths At Warwick·1 day agoMember-onlyWhat does D Mean?Vectors and Planes — In the midst of yet another monotonous lecture in my mathematics degree, we were looking at the linear approximation of two-variable functions with tangent planes. If you are familiar with vectors, you should know that the general equation of a plane is of the form Ax + By + Cz…Math2 min readMath2 min read

Published in ScienMathic Discoveries·2 days agoMember-onlyNetwork Theory in Intrasexual CompetitionMathematics of Human Mating — Network Theory Network theory can provide valuable insights into the dynamics of intrasexual competition and mate choice by studying the relationships between individuals. …Network Theory2 min readNetwork Theory2 min read