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Complex roots of unity and the map() function

Here’s a little application from Complex Variables class that uses map() to repeatedly apply Maxima functions to each element in a list.

We want to find the complex 6th roots of 1 — there should be six such complex numbers that solve the equation… 73 more words

An odd gnuplot error and a work-around using maxima_tempdir

I have a student running wxMaxima on his windows laptop.  He has partitioned his hard drive so he can run Windows 10 as well as other operating systems. 132 more words

reflections on life

We are deceived by promises and deluded by time,
and death derides our cares; life’s anxieties are nought.

Leonardo da Vinci


Small-town mayors,functional traits, and the estimation of extremes

Warning: gets a bit wonkish near the end.

Have you ever noticed that the mayor of a small town is fairly often a bonehead?  There’s a simple reason we’d expect that to be true – and that simple reason has implications for academic searches, the traits we analyze in ecology and systematics, and lots of other things, too (please add to my list in the Replies).  1,179 more words


2017 Nissan Maxima Platinum with the hard to find Medallion Package has arrived at Nissan of LaGrange

The Medallion Package on 2017 Platinum Maximas is only a $1,345 upgrade and includes a premium spoiler, 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, illuminated kick plates, interior accent lighting and exterior ground lighting. 116 more words

Nissan Of LaGrange Georgia

Anna Pavlovna at Het Loo

The exhibition that is presently on display – from 6 October 2016 to 5 February 2017 – at the Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, is “Anna Pavlovna, colourful queen”. 209 more words

The Netherlands