Maths may seem very different from the confused, unpredictable and highly relevant business of fighting crime. But in fact maths is very relevant. It is integral to many of the methods police use to solve crime, including dealing with fingerprints, accident and number-plate reconstruction and tracking down poison.
If you rearrange the letters in the word William Shakespeare you can spell ‘here was I like a psalm’. In the book ‘King James Bible’ in Psalm 46, the 46th word is ‘shake’ and the 46th word from the bottom is ‘William’. Coincidence…? Yes!
Spending $2 to stand a chance to win $100million sounds like a deal only a numb nut would pass. Every single day millions of these deals are made in the USA and people happily participate. But have you ever wondered if the lottery is too good to be true?
Coming up with another blog that is a blue cheese of the number theory world, this one will take you to explore Goldbach Conjecture. Can it ever be proved? Read on!
Have you heard about the famous “Hilbert Infinity Hotel”?. They’ve taken the concept of “Athithi Devo Bhava” way too seriously!
Jokes apart, they love their guests (& money of course) SO much that even when the Hotel is FULL, they will have a vacancy for you!
We all know an = makes a formula. But how did these mathematical rules come into play? Check this out to know more.
-Nishant Oswal I am sure you must have heard about various kinds of series during your high school. Remembering the formulae for their summation without knowing what practical application could such series have was boring, right? Not anymore. There are various interesting sequences which have surprising results. They have been used by researchers and scholarsContinue reading “Ramanujan Summation”
Have you heard about the game Backgammon? This article helps in understanding the math behind it while teaching you how to play. Read more to find out!
You think the only modulus that exists is the absolute value modulus? That thought is going to change today, read this one to know how!
I know what comes to your mind when you hear the word “SuDoKu”. A waste corner in the newspaper meant only for old uncles travelling to work. But did you know that Sudoku has a rich history and it actually took the world by storm when it was first introduced? They even had a popularContinue reading “The Legend of Sudoku.”