Use: For example, suppose one is interested in whether a woman has cancer, and knows that she is 65. If cancer is related to age, information about her age can be used to more accurately assess the probability of her having cancer using Bayes’ Theorem. 728 more words

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#### Tidbits from the High Table of Physics

This evening, I was lucky enough to dine with Brenda Penante, Stephane Launois, Lionel Mason, Nima Arkani-Hamed, Tom Lenagan and David Hernandez… 250 more words

#### The Wristwatch Theorem

The Wristwatch Theorem

Years ago during one of my recent trips to the V.I.P. section of the friend zone, I came to the conclusion thatâ€¦ my game needed work. 512 more words

#### Finding the Tangent of a Function

382 more wordswe should use such discovery as an opportunity to investigate more exactly the properties discovered and to prove or disprove them; in both cases we may learn something useful -Leonhard Euler…

#### Elegant Mathematics: Pythagoras Theorem

Here’s the second post in the series “Elegant Mathematics”. Today, it’s all about Pythagoras, the greek philosopher and mathematician (which were, at the time, the same thing). 218 more words