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Universality of Univariate Mixed Fractions in Divisive Meadows

This is to announce a new electronic preprint concerning meadows. The paper entitled “Universality of univariate mixed fractions in divisive meadows” (arXiv:1707.00499v1 ) has now been archived. 60 more words

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Polynomial Regression in Python

In this post, we will run a polynomial regression on the Housing data set instead of a linear regression. We will do this when we suspect that there is a non-linear relationship in the data that the linear regression won’t pick up on.   127 more words


Using the mean value theorem (2)

Problem. Let be real numbers such that Show that the polynomial has a root in the open interval

Solution. Let Then and so, by the mean value theorem, for some… 42 more words


Pisot constant beyond 0.843

In a 1946 paper Charles Pisot proved a theorem involving a curious constant . It can be defined as follows:

monic polynomial such that whenever… 974 more words


Full-Container Capacities

“I fear that a world made of gifts
cannot coexist
with a world made of commodities.”
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass, p. 374

We fear that Earth made as gift… 173 more words



As seen previously on the regression articles, sometimes we want to find a function given a set of points. But, sometimes we don’t really care about the function, we only care about one value. 389 more words

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