e^x was walking down the street, and he heard a commotion. A whole bunch of numbers came running by, yelling “A DERIVATIVE IS COMING! A DERIVATIVE IS COMING!” e^x thought to himself, “Tch, I’m safe. I’m e^x. Derivation can’t hurt me,” and he kept walking.
After a while, he finally saw the…
Arthur Benjamin finds the consistency of mathematics to be absolutely beautiful.
Once again, math is the shit. This is one of my professors, Professor Art Benjamin, on the Colbert Report explaining how cool math is and doing “mathemagics”.
An infinite number of mathematicians walk into a bar.
The bar tender: “What’ll it be, boys?”
The first mathematician: “I’ll have one half of a beer.”
The second mathematician: “I’ll have one quarter of a beer.”
The third mathematician: “I’ll have one eight of a beer.”
The fourth mathematician: “I’ll have one sixteenth of a …”
The bartender says “Know your limits, boys” as he pours our a single beer.
This is what you want from a math teacher. The word problem you see here is what happened after a Redditor’s “friend” was caught using his phone during math class. The teacher confiscated the phone, and set the passcode to a certain number, found by answering the problem.
This is precisely the kind of teacher I would be.