By: Marc Chiesa
There were at least four self contractictory arguments concerning time and space that circulated around the philosophical schools in Athens during the fifth century B.C. The one that was most closely associated with Zeno of Elea is called the Paradox of Dichotomy. It's one...
By: Charles Scott
There are several means of coating a base material with high purity thin layer films. The most recent and most promising of which is a radio frequency induction plasma chemical vapor deposition. This has been highly sought after by several industries, mainly the computer industry...
By: William Menna
The use of faulty statistics and the employment of misleading data-gathering methods have tarnished the name of what can be an incredibly valuable field. One of the most common methods for misusing data or creating misleading data deals with flawed question construction. Whether intentional or...
By: Andrew Edge
Generally speaking, it can be said that Kurt Godel showed via his Incompleteness Theorems that any formal system based on axioms that are sufficient for arithmetic can be manipulated in such a way as to make the following like statement from entirely within the logical...
By: Jeff Franklin
The New Base Ten New Theory and Proposal of a new mathematical numbering system which is still "base ten", but, removes a logical error in the Arabic system's use of "0". Abstract: During the millennial celebration from year 1999 to 2000, most everyone except for...
By: Mike Meyers
I am going to be using multiple number systems so I will explain a few terms to keep this as simple as possible. When referring to a system I will spell out the number (base ten, base eleven). When I am referring to an actual...
By: Larry Stringer
The ancient Egyptians were a fantastic race of people. There understanding of the celestial sky in some ways rivals even our own today. The magnificent temples, monuments, and cities that have been built by these people, have done their best to withstand the ravages...
Division by zero is it really Impossible
By: Kerry Kauffman
As an educator specializing in mathematics I often hear the question about whether division by zero is possible. Some of the comments about division by zero is, "the world blows up when trying to divide by zero". That is obviously absurd but dividing by zero...
By: Sam Beever
Scalars and vectors are used in science to mathematically describes certain quantities (e.g. temperature, or velocity) in order to know what sort of mathematical operations can be properly done on them to give real results. The important phrase is "mathematically describe" - if we...
An introduction to prime numbers
By: Steven Mars
A prime number is any number that cannot be divided by any other number except one and itself. The twenty-five prime numbers below 100 are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47, 53, 59, 61, 67, 71...

 

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