Math Articles

Our math articles. See full article listing in our blog.


Prime Factorizations
2017/Nov/17 — Matthew Doucette
Prime factorization of a million numbers and more...

Not-So-Random Pi
2017/Nov/06 — Matthew Doucette
Estimating Pi via Uniformly Distributed Numbers

Random Pi
2017/Oct/22 — Matthew Doucette
Estimating Pi via Random Numbers

2015/Jan/12 — Matthew Doucette
An experimental game testing human randomness.

Hectomillionaire vs. Centimillionaire
2006/Dec/17 — Matthew Doucette
$100,000,000 net worth.  Is that a hectomillionaire or a centimillionaire?

Smallest Positive Floating Point Values
2006/Jul/26 — Jason Doucette
The floating point format allows you to store a smaller positive number than the smallest positive value you think the format can store.  Huh?  And, if your code does not expect such small magnitudes, then you may be in for some trouble.

Mathematical Quotes
2005/Jun/30 — Matthew Doucette
Math quotes.

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