Introducing the Factorial: the Exclamation Mark of Math

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What is a factorial, and how is the exclamation point used in mathematics? Learn more about gamma functions and more.

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Introducing Math Symbols for Union and Intersection

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Understanding the symbols we use in complex math problems is the first step towards understanding the math problems before us.

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One Non-Bayesian Approach to the Two Envelope Paradox

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The “Two Envelope Paradox” is an intriguing puzzle that some prefer to solve using the logic of Bayesian probability. Can we avoid Bayes with a classic solution or a realistic experiment?

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A Brief Guide to the Euclidean Postulates Found in Euclid’s Elements

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Euclid’s axioms and postulates, intended to be self-evident, are sufficient to prove the many propositions he made in Elements.

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Elements of Geometry: A Brief Guide to the Euclidean Axioms

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Euclidean geometry is based on Euclid’s axioms and postulates. What do the Euclidean axioms say, and why are they so important in math?