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awarded  Nice Question
Aug
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asked Which is greater, $20 \uparrow\uparrow\uparrow\uparrow 20$ or $4 \uparrow\uparrow\uparrow\uparrow\uparrow 4$?
Jul
29
asked Is the non-existence of a general quintic formula related to the impossibility of constructing the geometric median for five points?
Jul
8
accepted Subgroups of Sufficiently Large Symmetric Groups / Cayley's Theorem explanation
Jul
8
comment Subgroups of Sufficiently Large Symmetric Groups / Cayley's Theorem explanation
Ah! That's just the sort of intuition I was looking for! Much appreciated!
Jul
8
comment Subgroups of Sufficiently Large Symmetric Groups / Cayley's Theorem explanation
@lhf: Basically, too much jargon and not enough intuition. I am new to the area of groups so I haven't gotten used to all the jargon. mesel's answer is pretty much exactly what I was looking for.
Jul
8
revised Subgroups of Sufficiently Large Symmetric Groups / Cayley's Theorem explanation
Extended question a bit
Jul
8
comment Subgroups of Sufficiently Large Symmetric Groups / Cayley's Theorem explanation
@David: Cayley's Theorem is exactly what I was suspecting.
Jul
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asked Subgroups of Sufficiently Large Symmetric Groups / Cayley's Theorem explanation
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May
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May
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awarded  Yearling
Apr
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revised Fair rolling for a six sided die
Formatting.
Apr
16
suggested approved edit on Fair rolling for a six sided die
Apr
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asked What multigraphs are isomorphic to their dual graph?
Nov
22
revised How can the trefoil knot be expressed in polar coordinates?
Added title's question to body.
Nov
22
comment How can the trefoil knot be expressed in polar coordinates?
But the Wolfram|Alpha plots both treat $t$ analogously to $\theta$. In the first, $0 < t < 2\pi$ and in the second $-\pi < t < \pi$. How is $t$ different from $\theta$ in these contexts?
Nov
22
asked How can the trefoil knot be expressed in polar coordinates?
Oct
31
comment Why does this function not have any extrema?
Indeed, plotting the function shows that there is a saddle point.
Oct
31
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