Here's some random stuff I learned this week: File this one under "duh": I've always assumed that the terms 'rational' and 'irrational' when relating to numbers was an indication of their behavior. 1/4, for instance, is a rational number, because it equates to 0.25 - it behaves in a rational way. 1/3, on the other … Continue reading Irrational Behavior
Mmmm...pi pie.Image courtesy of pillsbury.com I preface this by saying zero original research went into this other than my interest in the subject and the God-given ability to Google stuff. You probably already know that we use a base-10 number system to count stuff - 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and … Continue reading Is your name in π?