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July 23 – 204

Mathematica 10.1. Multiplication Tables for the Group of Integers Modulo n. Modulo are natural numbers in which all integers having the same remainder are considered equivalent: Euclid set the foundation of modular arithmetic in the third century BC. 44 more words

One Image A Day - 364 Days

'All In' – For Euclid

Hello I am Kirsten Holzheimer Gail, and I’m running for Mayor of Euclid, Ohio.

Euclid has been my home all my life. I grew up here, got married here, and with my husband Kevin, I am raising my family here. 417 more words

2015 Mayoral Campaign

Abû al-Wafâ' al-Buzjanî's doodle

This beautiful doodle was published by google in the Persian and Arabic countries last 10th June because in 10th June 940 the great Abû al-Wafâ’ al-Buzjanî was born in Persia. 90 more words



What is the one thing that ticks you about the Greeks? Is it Aristotle’s philosophy or Greek mythology.  Hercules or Cupid? Or is it Pythagoras, yes… that so common mathematical formula that anyone who’s been a class six pupil can recite to you if woken up at the middle of the night is named after a Greek mathematician? 645 more words

Political & Economic Battlefield

Newly-appointed Greece Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos

Newly-appointed Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos (R) and outgoing Yannis Varoufakis embrace at the Finance Ministry after a handover ceremony in Athens, Greece. Greece’s top negotiator in aid talks with creditors, Euclid Tsakalotos, sworn in as finance minister on Monday after the resignation of Yanis Varoufakis.



June 28 – 179

Rhino 5.0. In geometry, when the angles opposite the equal sides of an isosceles triangle are themselves equal, the figure is known as the pons asinorum, (Latin for “bridge of donkeys”!) This statement, Proposition 5 of Book 1 in Euclid’s Elements, and is also known as the isosceles triangle theorem. 29 more words

One Image A Day - 364 Days

Music and Math

A musing on the relationship between math and music, in photographic form.  The normal interpretation of this comparison would be about the evidence of pattern and form, and the linguistic nature of music, but I’m going to take a different tack this time: the instrument itself, as interpreted with geometry.  199 more words