Here’s the thing: your odds of guessing my home address, armed with only the knowledge that I live in Wisconsin, are still MUCH better than your odds of winning the Powerball lottery. If you have ever thought of buying a Powerball ticket, or other similar lottery ticket, please read this blog post that explains why […]
Pie!, originally uploaded by cynthiacloskey. Today is Pi Day! It’s March 14, which is sometimes written as 3.14, which in turn is the mathematical constant pi rounded to two decimals. When I taught computer camp in the summer during high school (yeah, yeah), one of the other instructors was working on a project in which […]
My knowledge of the rap music genre is not extensive, so the web page "Rap Represented in Mathematical Charts and Graphs" doesn’t have its full impact on me. But in the hope that my readers are better versed, I share it here with you. There’s more where that came from.