I discussed continued fractions recently, and with some controversy. So I imagine people might be interested in another view.
Friday’s post on the MathsByAGirl blog is on the subject. 20 more words
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Have you ever wondered what a calendar is? How would you explain the notion of a calendar to an alien, albeit a very precocious one with some notion of homo sapiens common sense? 1,518 more words
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Jacob Bernoulli first introduced the number . Later it was showed that is irrational, even transcendental(which is not a root of any polynomial with rational coefficients). 264 more words
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