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Apr
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comment You have to estimate $\binom{63}{19}$ in $2$ minutes to save your life.
Except the denominator here should be $10^{19}$.
Apr
21
answered Distribution of a Gaussian variable with a normally distributed mean
Apr
18
comment Stability of a dimer on a square grid after $n$ random steps
An observation about the value of using calculations like this to make conjectures: it's easy to see that $P_1 = 3^2/2^4, P_2 = 10^2/2^8, P_3 = 35^2/2^{12}$. So one can conjecture the result from recognizing the sequence $3, 10, 35$ as ${2n + 1 \choose n}$ for $n = 1, 2, 3$.
Apr
15
comment Ranking players and puzzles from performance in a single player game format
This question seems appropriate to me, but it's really a statistical question. As such it's probably more appropriate for stats.stackexchange.com
Apr
13
answered Alternative “Fibonacci” sequences and ratio convergence
Apr
13
comment What percentage of prime number factorials plus 1 are themselves prime?
The OEIS sequences oeis.org/A088332 and oeis.org/A002981 are relevant. The sequence looks sparse enough that I'd guess the density is 0. The paper by Caldwell and Gallot at utm.edu/staff/caldwell/preprints/primorials.pdf gives a heuristic (Conjecture 2.3) that the number of primes $n! + 1$ with $n \le N$ is asymptotic to $e^\gamma \log N$ as $N \to \infty$.
Apr
12
comment How many points to prove a trigonometric identity?
In this case, all the trig functions can be expressed in terms of $\exp{i \theta}$ and so both sides are rational functions of $\exp{i \theta}$; thus it should be possible to reduce this to a question about polynomials.
Apr
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Apr
8
answered Does sum of the reciprocals of all the composite numbers converge?
Apr
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comment Generating Numbers Proof
I'd note that you also would need to remove trailing zeroes. For example, consider the sequence 19, 38, 76, 152, 304, 30. (You don't have to remove them right away - this could continue 30, 60, 120, 240, 24, 2 or 30, 3, 6, 12, 24, 2 - but I don't see any reason not to remove trailing zeros as they appear.)
Apr
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comment Primes Between $n$ and $2n$ For $n\ge6$
That sequence of primes is called the "Ramanujan primes": see oeis.org/A104272
Mar
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Mar
31
reviewed Approve Algorithm/formula for computing the probability of winning a range of games
Mar
31
answered Algorithm/formula for computing the probability of winning a range of games
Mar
30
comment Asymptotic bounds of product of $\log(i)$
It will suffice to find bounds for the log of your product, $\sum_{k=2}^n \log_2 \log_2 k$, which is done at math.stackexchange.com/questions/1084665/…
Mar
29
answered How many base $10$ numbers are there with $n$ digits and an even number of zeros?
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Mar
24
revised Why is it more efficient to compute the modular exponentiation by calculating to the power of two and not three for example?
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Mar
23
revised Lower Growth Rate of Euler Totient Function
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Mar
23
comment Why is arccos(-1/3) the optimal angle between bonds in a methane (CH4) molecule?
As is pointed out at the related question on this site math.stackexchange.com/questions/1663014/… , this is known as the Tammes problem - see e. g. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tammes_problem . This is not an answer but it might give you some idea where to look.