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The poet and the cricketer

Perhaps five or even ten percent of men can do something rather well. It is a tiny minority who can do something really well, and the number of men who can do two things well is negligible.

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Quote Of The Day

Geometry & Arithmetic

A couple of weeks ago I discussed a geometric solution to an arithmetic problem. In this post, I will discuss an arithmetical solution to a geometry problem. 786 more words

Problem Solving

Women and Men

This began as an update to “Confessions,” which concerns the man called G. H. Hardy and the woman called Sylvia Plath. I had originally included a photograph of the subjects’ respective books. 1,947 more words


Week 9 'How?'

Sourcing data, searching for output and context examples, time on tangents…all relative to the concept have distracted me from the actual doing, so to recap: 407 more words


Week 7 'Hardy's quote'

G.H Hardy

A simple character-relayed quote from a work of fiction was the start… 247 more words


Partition Function

An integer can be written as a sum of different positive integers. Its also called partitions of an integer or .

For , there are partitions. 130 more words


Quote of the Day

Archimedes will be remembered when Aeschylus is forgotten, because languages die and mathematical ideas do not. “Immortality” may be a silly word, but probably a mathematician has the best chance of whatever it may mean.

—G. H. Hardy

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