Monthly Archives: November 2011

Discrete! #6: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications 1.1F

TweetBoolean Search, Logic Puzzles, and Bits: In which we finally defeat section one of chapter one HOT DANG, we’re closing in on victory. Better still, the end of this chapter gives you a little flavor of what’s fun about this … Continue reading

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Calculus! #33: Early Transcendentals 3.2A

TweetWOOH! We’re finally getting to some tools. The Product Rule I’m gonna give you this section in reverse by showing you the amazing trick then explaining why it works to you. Here’s the product rule in the form I like … Continue reading

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Physics! #19: University Physics 3.2

TweetThe Acceleration Vector The section on acceleration very naturally proceeds out of the section on velocity. Velocity is change in position over time, and acceleration is change in velocity over time. We’ve already gone over this for 1D, and 3.2 … Continue reading

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Discrete! #5: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications 1.1E

TweetWow, this chapter just keeps going. It’s not exactly discrete is it? (Pause for laughter) Truth Tables of Compound Propositions If you’ve understand truth tables and propositions so far, this stuff should be pretty straightforward, so I’m not gonna linger … Continue reading

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Calculus #32: Early Transcendentals 3.1B

TweetThe Almighty e We’ve had occasion in the past to give you a cursory sense of e. Now it’s time to understand it. First off, though it may look a little tricky at first, e is essentially a mathematical convenience. … Continue reading

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Physics! #18: University Physics 3.1

TweetWelcome to Chapter 3, bitches. Chapter 3 is about motion in 2 or 3 dimensions. Occasionally this stuff may seem intimidating, but (as usual) if you’ve got a good understanding of the fundamentals, you’ll be okay. Before we dig in … Continue reading

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Painting 3: Bertrand Russell

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Painting 2: Theodor Schwann

TweetI think the ear’s a little misplaced here. The glorious muttenchops threw me off…

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Painting

TweetI’m gonna try to paint with ink and brush regularly to help improve my art skills. So, I’m going to draw portraits of awesome people for a while. Feel free to critique as harshly as you please, preferably in a … Continue reading

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Discrete! #4: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications 1.1D

TweetBiconditionals Biconditionals are one of those things that might be confusing at first, but make plenty of sense after a little thought. A biconditional is expressed like this: p↔q As you can probably guess from the two way arrow, it … Continue reading

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