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Scientists have identified less than 0.001% of all species on Earth

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The largest scientific study of its kind estimates that Earth could play host to more than 1 trillion different species, which means we’ve probably only identified a vanishingly small proportion of them — only about one-thousandth of 1 percent. 573 more words


4 years after quitting cable, I've learned you can watch a lot of TV for a fraction of the price

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This month marks my four-year anniversary since quitting cable, and I couldn’t be happier.

I finally got to the point where I could afford to live without roommates in a crowded New York City apartment, and one of the first decisions I made on my own was to only sign up for internet, not cable TV. 417 more words


Continued Fractions

Consider a quadratic equation:

If we divide by x, this can be rewritten as:

If we substitute the expression for x into the right hand side of the equation: 437 more words


Thoughts on the Accidental Fraction Brainbuster

I really enjoyed reading a recent article on Math With Bad Drawings centered on solving the following problem without a calculator:

I won’t repeat the whole post here, but it’s an excellent exercise in numeracy, or developing intuitive understanding of numbers without necessarily doing a ton of computations. 306 more words


Input fraction number in Excel

This title sounds a bit silly,  but I do believe many users must have experienced frustration when they tried to input a fraction number as simple as 1/2 in Excel. 253 more words

Excel Tips

Day 91 - what then? 

I was there on the tip of one the big rocks, on my left was the big stream of waterfall and on the other side was him swimming in the pool under the stream. 124 more words