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6 votes

Why does the order of summation of the terms of an infinite series influence its value?

5 votes

Visually stunning math concepts which are easy to explain

5 votes

Why are the first 5 Fermat numbers prime?

3 votes

Uncountability of countable ordinals

2 votes

Is the Banach-Tarski paradox realistic? Why is Volume not an invariant?

2 votes

What is a natural number?

2 votes

No uncountable ordinals without the axiom of choice?

2 votes

Visually deceptive "proofs" which are mathematically wrong

2 votes

What is so wrong with thinking of real numbers as infinite decimals?

2 votes

Do the Taylor series of $\sin x$ and $\cos x$ depend on the identity $\sin^2 x + \cos^2 x =1$?

2 votes

Possible method to prove infinite twin prime conjecture

1 vote

Is there any geometric intuition for the factorials in Taylor expansions?

1 vote

Why are random walks in dimensions 3 or higher transient?

1 vote

The validity of the proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem and the concept of area

1 vote
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Existence and uniqueness of function satisfying intuitive properties of distance in $\mathbb{R}^2$?

1 vote

I can't understand how probability makes sense

1 vote

How does the fact that Fermat primes are relatively prime imply there are infinite primes?

1 vote

Reverse engineer numerical results to fractions of remarkable numbers?

1 vote

What could be better than base 10?

1 vote

Drawing approximated regular shapes on square grid

1 vote

Can I prove Pythagoras' Theorem using that $\sin^2(\theta)+\cos^2(\theta)=1$?

1 vote

Are the rationals on a unit circle dense?

1 vote

In the history of mathematics, has there ever been a mistake?

1 vote

best approximation of $\sqrt{2}$

1 vote

Incredible frequency of careless mistakes

1 vote

Why is positional number system natural?

0 votes

Calculating a SQRT digit-by-digit?

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What is wrong in this proof that any derivative function must be continuous?

0 votes

Is there a function that grows faster than exponentially but slower than a factorial?

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Mathematical misconceptions and how to combat them