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Michael Lee
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  • Edmonton, AB, Canada
17 votes
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What is a number?

9 votes
2 answers
22k views

Please explain the logic behind $d(xy) = y(dx) + x(dy)$

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2 answers
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Why must polynomial division be done prior to taking the limit?

4 votes
2 answers
760 views

Did Pythagoras' school collapse because of their discovery of irrational numbers?

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2 answers
476 views

Does pure math have anything to say about the Lorentz transformation?

2 votes
2 answers
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Why must $a$ and $b$ both be coprime when proving that the square root of two is irrational?

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2 answers
108 views

Why do negative integers not equal their corresponding positive integers?

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4 answers
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Is the following expression sound for all functions?

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1 answer
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Why does an odd number plus one, not necessarily entail it being even?

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1 answer
71 views

Are all hypotenuses irrational if the shorter sides are integers?

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5 answers
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How does one understand and resolve Zeno's paradox?

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1 answer
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Does the angle between Venus and the Sun max out when the former is half lit?

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2 answers
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What do we mean when we say an irrational number can't be expressed as a fraction?

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1 answer
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Is there a systematic method of knowing if $n = \sqrt a $ is or is not a rational number?

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1 answer
97 views

Why does the limit of ${\left( {{1 \over 2}} \right)^n}$ tend to one and not zero?

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4 answers
491 views

Is this attempt of showing the square root of two is irrational valid?

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1 answer
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For any given function, drawn on Cartesian coorinates, is there a way to calculate the length of it between any particular interval of $x$?

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May a constant inside a function, as input, be removed and placed in front of the function?