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Fermi Estimation with Liquid Mercury Splash Fights
The semester is over (sorry, quarter system folks, but you can get your revenge in August and September), and you just want to put your feet up and surf the Internet. Of course, there are lots of ways you might accidentally learn … Continue reading
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Tagged engineering, estimation, fermi problems, fun math, math, mathematics, physics, Randall Munroe, xkcd
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How to get your friend to like math: A multipronged approach
In Math with Bad Drawings, the author Ben Orlin calls the query in my title the most adorable ever, and I have to agree. Now math is so awesome that it’s hard to believe that we actually have to develop … Continue reading