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Sep
28
revised Party planning problem
add tag algorithms
Sep
28
comment Why do statements which appear elementary have complicated proofs?
@Qiaochu: Users are only notified when addressed by @ if they have previously commented on the same post. See the faq on meta.so.
Sep
25
comment Group Law for an Elliptic curve
@muad: This phenomenon is known as the bikeshed problem, and the most constructive way to change it is to share this question (and others you think deserve more love) with people who might be interested in it.
Sep
25
comment Why do statements which appear elementary have complicated proofs?
I've changed the title to more closely reflect what the question seems to be asking, but I'm not convinced that it's any 'better'...
Sep
25
comment Why do statements which appear elementary have complicated proofs?
Discussion of whether this question is appropriate should take place on meta.
Sep
25
revised Why do statements which appear elementary have complicated proofs?
edited title to be closer to last paragraph of question
Sep
25
revised Why do statements which appear elementary have complicated proofs?
+tag philosophical
Sep
24
comment Types of infinity
Possible duplicate: math.stackexchange.com/questions/1/…
Sep
21
comment Free resources to start learning Discrete Mathematics
This question is actually a superset of the first question I linked to above, so perhaps that one (about books) should be considered a duplicate of this?
Sep
21
comment Free resources to start learning Discrete Mathematics
See the suggestions given in math.stackexchange.com/questions/1533/… and math.stackexchange.com/questions/350/….
Sep
21
comment Indirect proof that sum of first n even numbers is $n^2 + n$
The picture here may give you some ideas.
Sep
20
revised How do I prove that $x^TAy = y^TAx$ if A is symmetric?
texed equation, put question in title, add homework tag per question body
Sep
17
revised Given a collection of items, how many ordered subsets can I make?
texed sum, better title, tag -permutations +combinatorics
Sep
17
comment Given a collection of items, how many ordered subsets can I make?
@AvatarOfChronos: To add on to Moron's comment, you can right-click any existing formulas and click 'show source' to see how to write something similar, or see your edited question. For more details, see the proposed faq.
Sep
17
revised How many 7-digit even numbers less than 3000000 can be formed using all the digits 1,2,2,3,5,5,6?
tag -permutations +combinatorics
Sep
17
revised Wedge product and cross product - any difference?
removed unhelpful tag [vector], added tag [terminology] (maybe should be notation?)
Sep
17
revised What are the names of graphs with 2 in/outbound edges?
added [terminology] tag
Sep
16
comment Optimal sample size?
See the proposed faq on meta for some pointers on how to type math here.
Sep
16
revised Optimal sample size?
forgot the $; added 1 characters in body
Sep
16
revised Counting placing items in bins according to boolean restrictions
added text of moron's answer