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Am I doing something dumb with arithmetic?
Asked by Bill1939  13 responses 
If 4! = 1x2x3x4 and is called 4 factorial, what is the sum of the numbers e.g. 4(?)= (1+2+3+4) called?
Asked by LuckyGuy  19 responses 
About how much gas is used on a 95 mile trip?
Asked by JessK  7 responses 
What are the different sizes of infinity?
Asked by PhiNotPi  18 responses 
Recall a parody of how math word problems have changed over time and how they reflect lowered educational standards?
Asked by Jeruba  5 responses 
If 20% of pea pods contain 80% of the peas, it is possible for the number of peas in a pod to be normally distributed?
Asked by PhiNotPi  8 responses 
What do you think of this explanation for why perpendicualar lines have negative reciprocal slope?
Asked by LostInParadise  7 responses 
If you had to answer why the axioms of logic and mathematics are the way they are, what would you say?
Asked by Questionsaboutstuff  15 responses 
Can you solve this diabolical combination lock problem?
Asked by LostInParadise  12 responses 
Math question (woodworking, not homework)
Asked by Yetanotheruser  5 responses 
How else can you correlate data on Excel?
Asked by ScottyMcGeester  9 responses 
I don't get it. Why are so many people bad at math?
Asked by BBawlight  47 responses 
How much math (and what courses) are required for an undergraduate psychology major?
Asked by yasminemaried  19 responses 
What are some job opportunities available to a mathematician?
Asked by Noobie  19 responses 
Is there any way to manipulate a sine function such that the amplitude when it is positive is larger than when it is negative?
Asked by Mariah  14 responses 
Are my units correct?
Asked by Sapphire_Frenzy  13 responses 
Why does percentage error decrease as units of measurement increase?
Asked by Sapphire_Frenzy  3 responses 
Statistics question: a binomial model can be approximated with what other model?
Asked by 717richboy  7 responses 
Can you find a way of reducing this word puzzle to a manageable size?
Asked by LostInParadise  4 responses 
Percentage to ratio?
Asked by Sapphire_Frenzy  6 responses 
Can you help me understand why my answer is wrong (system of differential equations, solved via eigenvectors)?
Asked by Mariah  10 responses 
What are some theorems that are intuitively true but very difficult to prove?
Asked by PhiNotPi  5 responses 
Can you help me with some portable physics?
Asked by Nullo  7 responses 
Is Zeno's paradox of Achilles and the tortoise really a follower's trap?
Asked by WyCnet  15 responses 
Where can I find the actual tax "math" for Paul Ryan's budget?
Asked by RandomMrAdam  10 responses