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Math in the Comics – part 2

Today, Bill Amend has another comic strip with math in it: It plays on the Fibonacci series, which these two geeks obviously know well.  The starting numbers of the Fibonacci series are 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, … and … Continue reading

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Notes on Divisibility – Eratosthenes and Euclid

You will want to read the Notes on Divisibility post first. In the figure below, I’ve shown the first 22 mile markers, and the red marks on each.  Skip counting by twos leads to the red “2” marks, skip counting … Continue reading

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