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Litterarum radices amarae, fructus dulces. (Bitter are the roots of study, but how sweet their fruit.) — Cato


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comment Positive integers $k = p_{1}^{r_{1}} \cdots p_{n}^{r_{n}} > 1$ satisfying $\sum_{i = 1}^{n} p_{i}^{-r_{i}} < 1$
Thank you for reference! It's been quite helpful.
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revised Does it ever make sense NOT to go to the most prestigious graduate school you can get into?
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comment Does it ever make sense NOT to go to the most prestigious graduate school you can get into?
Excellent point, Noah! Thanks for pointing that out.
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comment why have we chosen our number system to be decimal (base 10)
Haha. Sure, and, in particular, it makes the deciliter useful.
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comment why have we chosen our number system to be decimal (base 10)
Thanks, J.M. ;)
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comment why have we chosen our number system to be decimal (base 10)
I suppose the sexagesimal counting didn't include the thumb because it doesn't have 3 natural and visible segments. It is sufficient to use 4 fingers with 3 segments on one hand and all five digits on the other.
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comment Riemann Zeta Function and Analytic Continuation
I suppose Trevor means the Bernoulli numbers.
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revised How to prove Euler's formula: $e^{it}=\cos t +i\sin t$?
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