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aerospace engineer, Star Wars nerd, PowerPoint hater, and family barista, @wuerl


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comment An example for a calculation where imaginary numbers are used but don't occur in the question or the solution.
I wouldn't call it simple, but the derivation of the spectral theorem uses imaginary numbers even though it's a theorem about real symmetric matrices.
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comment Pythagorean Theorem Proof Without Words (request for words)
One of Edward Tufte's books has a discussion of a Pythagorean theorem picture proof like the one above but with words.
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accepted What is the expected value of the number of die rolls necessary to get a specific number?
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revised What is the expected value of the number of die rolls necessary to get a specific number?
Asked for variance as well.
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asked What is the expected value of the number of die rolls necessary to get a specific number?
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revised chance on throwing a six with 6 dice
Showed what the final calculation was.
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suggested suggested edit on chance on throwing a six with 6 dice