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bio website lordscree.blogspot.com
location Bristol, UK
age 30
visits member for 2 years, 11 months
seen Aug 1 at 16:40

Aug
1
comment Two dice thrown, one comes up 6
+1: I read this and I went through several stages of grief: Denial ("Surely not! It's just 1/6!"), Anger ("But... But...! That's clearly not what was being asked!"), and finally Acceptance as I realised you are 100% correct.
Jul
10
awarded  Good Question
Jun
30
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Mar
7
comment What was the first bit of mathematics that made you realize that math is beautiful? (For children's book)
@utnapistim technically the shortest distance between two points on an orange is still a straight line... through the orange. Incidentally, the 180° triangle thing was first point at which I realised mathematics was beautiful.
Oct
28
awarded  Yearling
Oct
9
comment Why is -10 smaller than -100?
"-10" has one less character than "-100". In this respect, -10 is the smaller of the two.
Aug
14
comment Are all infinities equal?
What I want to know is: If I have 1 cake, does that mean I have an infinite amount of cake?
Jul
3
suggested suggested edit on Is it possible to combine two integers in such a way that you can always take them apart later?
May
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Nov
17
comment If the Goldbach Conjecture is True, does it make it easier to find large primes?
So in short "No" :) Thanks @rossmillikan
Nov
17
accepted If the Goldbach Conjecture is True, does it make it easier to find large primes?
Nov
16
comment Is every positive nonprime number at equal distance between two prime numbers?
OK, thanks for clarifying for me :)
Nov
16
awarded  Editor
Nov
16
revised If the Goldbach Conjecture is True, does it make it easier to find large primes?
Added a link to explain link between prime numbers and cryptography
Nov
16
asked If the Goldbach Conjecture is True, does it make it easier to find large primes?
Nov
16
comment Is every positive nonprime number at equal distance between two prime numbers?
Surely 1 is a prime number? It's only divisible by 1 and itself (1)
Nov
2
comment New to probability - Is this true?
@Mitch doesn't a coin suffer from imbalance, too? I know that UK ten pence coins land on heads more often than tails (at least, I always opt for heads and rarely lose - so I have no proof other than personal experience...)
Nov
1
awarded  Supporter
Nov
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awarded  Scholar
Nov
1
comment New to probability - Is this true?
Thanks, @BrendanCordy, good clear answer!