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Satz & Theorem

“A mathematician is a machine for turning coffee into theorems.”

– Alfréd Rényi

It’s a pun in German, where the word Satz means both ‘theorem’ and ‘(coffee) grounds‘ [咖啡渣].

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Pythagorean Theorem: What Is It? How Can We Prove It?

Pythagorean theorem is a theory created by Pythagoras, an ancient Greek philosopher. It is used to find out the hypotenuse of a right angle triangle. The formula is as follows: 172 more words


Use The Pythagorean Theorem to Determine the Diagonal of a TV

This video explains how to determine the diagonal of a rectangle using the Pythagorean Theorem.

III. Algebra Videos

F.T.A. via Complex Analysis

Although this requires a bit of knowledge on Complex Anlaysis, I recently discovered this new way to prove the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra and I couldn’t help but share it. 280 more words


The limits of mixology

I want to say a few words about the Brouwer fixed point theorem. This was one of the early achievements of algebraic topology — which sounds scary — but bear with me. 558 more words


Learning Points from Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón's TEDx Talk on "Math is Forever"

If you have ever wondered why you would ever need to solve differential equations in real life, especially when you are stumped by a particularly difficult one in your exams, you are not alone. 132 more words

TED Talk

The Power Theorem


    Belief, being the singular most powerful thing in the universe, has limitless examples proving it’s likelihood. Synonyms can include Hope and Faith however all three serve the one idea: that power lies not in anything else but human consciousness.

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