This makes me want to go to Graduate School so bad!

## Go 2 grd skool, k?

## Applications of math

## Doing math on the ground/wall

## Mathematics Patch Notes

(via Spiked Math)

**Patch Notes 1.02a**

“Mathematics will never be the same.”

Introducing Probability 2.0

- Upgraded probability to include real numbers in the range from 0 to 2.
- Switching in the monty hall problem is now the same as not switching.
- Due to high demand, correlation now implies causation.

Graph Theory Features

- Fixed glitch in the petersen graph so it is no longer a counter-example.
- Support is no longer offered for hypergraphs.
- Added a new color to the outdated 4-color theorem. We anticipate at least 7 colors available for planar graphs by patch 1.03.

**Number Systems**

- Decimal notation will be phased out next patch. This should fix the long standing bug that 1 = 0.999…
- Due to loneliness, the set of prime numbers now includes the number 1.
- Complex numbers have been deemed no longer complex and will now be known as “easy numbers”.

Proof Changes

- Proof by “reference to inaccessible literature” is no longer accessible.
- A new “proof by picture” widget has been added for mac users.

Miscellaneous

- Support has been added to allow division by 0 fixing the wormhole bug.

## Icosien (game)

This is a neat game – it’s called Icosien.

If you know graph theory then essentially the goal of the game is to draw a Eulerian path (a path that visits each edge exactly once) in the given graph.

## Irish math joke

Bartley MacDermott wants a job, but the boss won’t hire him until he passes a simple math test. The boss says:

Bartley say:

Bartley proceeds to draw three trees:

The boss asks:

To which Bartley replies:

The boss responds:

Use the same rules, but this time the number is 99.”

Bartley stares into space for a while, then picks up the picture that he has just drawn and makes a smudge on each tree.. “There ye go.”

The boss scratches his head and says:

“How on earth do you get that to represent 99?”

To which Bartley replies:

“Each of the trees is dirty now. So, it’s dirty tree, and dirty tree, plus dirty tree. Dat makes 99.”

The boss is getting worried that he’s actually going to have to hire Bartley,

so he says:

“All right, last question. Same rules again,

but represent the number 100.”

Bartley stares into space a bit,

then he picks up the picture and makes a little mark at the base of each tree and says, “Here ye go. One hundred.”

The boss looks at the picture:

“You must be crazy if you think that represents a hundred!”

Bartley leans forward and points to the marks at the base of each tree

and says:

“A little dog came along and pooped by each tree.

So now you got dirty tree and a turd, dirty tree and a turd,

and dirty tree and a turd, which makes 100.”

Barley is now the new supervisor!

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