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I am a mathematics lecturer at the University of Washington.

I received my Ph.D. in 1997 under the direction of Peter Elliott. My dissertation was in analytic number theory.


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revised $(a+\frac{1}{2})^n + (b+ \frac{1}{2})^n$ is an integer for at most finitely many $n$
better title
Jan
20
revised Expected number of sides of a die which do not show up by 6 throws
site -> side (spelling)
Jan
16
revised Primes as sum of squares.
removed algebra-precalculus tag
Jan
15
revised Do pdfs of Logistic and Student's t-distributions intersect only 2 times?
hey -> they
Jan
14
revised Expected time to completely cover a square with randomly placed smaller squares
added missing dollar sign
Jan
14
revised $a_1\textbf{v}_{1} + a_2\textbf{v}_{2} = b_1\textbf{v}_{1} + b_2\textbf{v}_{2} $ if and only if $a_1 = b_1$ and $a_2 = b_2$?
better title
Jan
14
revised Help with rational functions word problem.
retagged
Jan
14
reviewed Approve Algebraic manipulation
Jan
7
comment A fair die is rolled $N > 6$ times. What is the probability the last 6 rolls were exactly $1,2,3,4,5,6$?
Could you say something about what $p_0(n)$ represents? It seems to me that $p(n)=p_1(n)+p_2(n)+ \cdots + p_6(n)$.
Jan
7
revised A fair die is rolled $N > 6$ times. What is the probability the last 6 rolls were exactly $1,2,3,4,5,6$?
fixed subscripting
Jan
7
revised A fair die is rolled $N > 6$ times. What is the probability the last 6 rolls were exactly $1,2,3,4,5,6$?
edited tags
Jan
5
revised Probability of some die face being missed N or more times in a row in M rolls? [Clarified]
added dice tag
Dec
9
reviewed Edit L'Hôpital's rule in proofs
Dec
9
revised L'Hôpital's rule in proofs
L'Hôpital's rule not Lhospital's law; minor grammar
Dec
9
comment Bertrand's postulate for primes congruent to 1 modulo 4
Something here: math.stackexchange.com/questions/62398/…
Nov
22
revised what is the loss percentage in selling the second horse?
fix tags
Nov
20
revised Is there a better way to mathematically use this data than the way I am doing it?
removed unrelated tag; grammar fix in title
Nov
6
awarded  Good Answer
Oct
30
awarded  Yearling
Oct
28
revised Probability in dice rolls
added dice tag