May 08, Other Sciences/Mathematics Prime Numbers (PhysOrg.com) -- Prime numbers have intrigued curious thinkers for centuries. On one hand, prime numbers seem to be randomly distributed among the natural numbers with no other law than that of chance.
This book is an introduction to the standard methods of proving mathematical theorems. It has been approved by the American Institute of Mathematics' Open Textbook Initiative . Also see the Mathematical Association of America Math DL review , and the Amazon reviews . Click here for a pdf copy of the entire book, or get the chapters individually below. I: Fundamentals II: How to Prove Conditional Statements III: More on Proof IV: Relations, Functions and Cardinality
Euler's Identity (and other maths) explained in 5 minutes I made this! /Delurk... My fast, rambling talk containing Proper Maths™ from Ignite Bristol (held on the magnificent SS Great Britain). Sod Marcus de Sautoy, hard stuff is fun. Also contains 120 digits of pi recited in under 15 seconds. ( WrittenBittern , Fri 25 Feb 2011, 12:11, Reply )
Here's the "Troll Pi" or "Pi equals 4" image. Here's the breakdown, as simple as I can make it. All of the following facts are true: The picture describes a sequence of curves.