The Harmonic Series and Friends

A lot of times, math can be deceptive and unexpected A few examples are the Monty Hall problem, the Banach-Tarski paradox, and the Weierstrass function. Today we will look at one of the most famous and classic counterexamples, that is that if a sequence converges to zero, it’s series does not necessarily converge. What does […]

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Newton’s Method

Let’s look at a very common problem where the use of math is needed, solving equations. We have an expression using some variable x on one side of the ‘=’ sign and another expression using x on the other. We want to find for which values of x the equation holds.

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