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Relationships – Powers

In the following figure, three situations with powers are shown: The table on the left shows powers of 2.  You can ignore the entry for zero, if you like.  Also, don’t be put off by the notation 2^n instead of … Continue reading

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Notes on Representation – Coexistence

In my earlier post on tally marks, I look at the way the tally mark representation system coexists with the decimal number system – with the tally marks thriving in a small but stable niche.  In some ways, they coexist … Continue reading

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The Wile E Coyote Principle

Among Wile E Coyote’s more famous abilities (shared by various other comic characters as well) is that of walking off the edge of a cliff without noticing it, and not falling. It’s not that Wile E lives in a world … Continue reading

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