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Third year mathematics major at the University of Chicago, currently on leave. My research interest is billiards on polygons. You can contact me about mathematics at acbecker@uchicago.edu. For moderation issues, you will generally get a faster response by raising a flag on this site.


May
16
answered Why can't you add apples and oranges, but you can multiply and divide them?
May
15
answered Calculating fundamental group and homology group to prove not homeomorphic to each other
May
15
answered A matrix $M$ that commutes with any matrix is of the form $M=\alpha I$
May
7
answered Precise meaning of “Solution in radicals”
May
5
answered Map preserving intervals but discontinuous
May
5
answered Understanding proof that $\pi$ is irrational
May
4
answered Problem understanding the Axiom of Foundation
May
2
answered Is number rational?
May
2
answered Likelihood across multiple averages… Sorta
Apr
28
answered Matrix addition and definiteness
Apr
28
answered Help to prove fact about quintic and galois theory?
Apr
26
asked Classification of parabolic elements of a subgroup of $PSL_2(\mathbb R)$
Apr
24
answered Limit of Rational Expression with Repeating Integer
Apr
24
answered If $f$ is continuous and $\lim_{x\to 0} f(\frac{1}{x})$ exists, then $f$ is uniformly continuous
Apr
23
answered Linear transforms question
Apr
21
answered Is factoring polynomials easier than factoring integers?
Apr
21
answered How to build a finite state machine
Apr
21
asked Expressing a matrix in terms of subgroup generators using Magma
Apr
19
answered Turning a rhombus billiard into an equivalent barrier billiard
Apr
19
answered What is the limit of this function as $(x,y)$ approaches $(0,0)$?