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Eric Lippert
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104 votes

What's the intuition behind Pythagoras' theorem?

54 votes
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Proving the set of the strictly increasing sequences of natural numbers is not enumerable.

38 votes

Nuking the Mosquito — ridiculously complicated ways to achieve very simple results

34 votes

Why is there no "remainder" in multiplication

25 votes

How do you explain to a 5th grader why division by zero is meaningless?

20 votes
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Implementing Fermat's Primality Test

17 votes

Still struggling to understand vacuous truths

12 votes

A Mathematical Paradox About Probabilities

9 votes

Interesting "real life" applications of serious theorems

8 votes

What is the limit of the sequence n!/4^n?

7 votes

How do you correctly reason that this directed graph is acyclic?

6 votes
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$100th$ digit after decimal point in $\sqrt 2$

5 votes

Examples of fallacies in arithmetic and/or algebra

4 votes

Do men or women have more brothers?

4 votes

Find the results of the race using the given 5 conditions.

4 votes

Expected value and Gambler's fallacy

3 votes

Is there a general effective method to solve Smullyan style Knights and Knaves problems? Is the truth table method the most appropriate one?

3 votes

A certain virus infects one in every 500 people

2 votes

Using Combinators in Lambda Calculus

1 vote

Why are bitstrings without 00 of length n equals $Fib_{n+2}$?

1 vote

How does one calculate probability when there are infinite possibilities?

1 vote

How Does $AB{\sim} C + {\sim}ABC + {\sim} A {\sim}B{\sim} C$ Turn into $(A+C+{\sim}B)(B+{\sim}A)(B+{\sim} C)({\sim} A+{\sim} C)$?

0 votes
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Is There a Better Algorithm for Finding the Minimum Potential Set of Integers that Could Comprise a Given Mean?

0 votes

Basic Bayesian conditional probability problem

0 votes

Finding the limit of a sequence containing a factorial $\lim \limits_{n \to \infty}\frac{n^3-n^2-2}{n!}.$

0 votes
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How many bit strings?