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The Early Life of Blaise Pascal
My name is Blaise Pascal and I was born on the nineteenth of June 1623, in Clermont-Ferrand, France. In my childhood I was taught by my beloved father, Etienne Pascal. My father was known as a local judge and member of the "Noblesse de Robe". My father was very interested in science which sparked my passion for studying and...
An Experiment Testing the Mathematics of Vector Addition Using a Force Table
Objective In Lab #6, we tested the mathematics of Vector Addition. We did so by using a force table in which we hung weights on strings positioned at various places on a circle and figured out what weights we needed to use in order to keep the ring in which all the strings were connected to in the center of the circle. On...
Obtaining Meaningful Infnite Sums of Divergent Series
The sum in question is the sum of all the positive integers = 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ..... Let’s call this sum S, just for fun. At first glance, this series is divergent, so it appears to simply tend towards ∞. There are a few ways to prove there is a different result of this sum. I will start with the most...
An Essay Assessing Indeterminate Forms of Expression
Assessing Indeterminate Forms In order to assess an expression such as ∞ • 0, one must first understand that this expression independently in the absence of context is utterly meaningless. This is because, as you know, infinity is not a number, and for that matter, neither is zero in this instance, so the mathematical mea...
An Analysis of the Truth Using Mathematics
What is True? As everyone knows, it is sometimes important to tell the truth. It is more of a saying than what the reality should be. Truth has always been the great concern of humanity. However, there has not been any definite answer to it. The question is remain a matter of heated debate even nowadays. As a result, the m...
Quadratic Functions a Mathematic Phenomena
Quadratic Functions Quadratic functions are mathematic phenomena that are observed frequently in everyday life. Used in everything from finding maximum profits to sports, quadratic functions are intricate shapes known as parabolas that appear both artificially and naturally. Seen in suspension wires on bridges, shooting ra...
The Mathematics and Mechanics Behind Quantum Models
The mathematics and mechanics behind quantum models have been proved to accurately represent the same solutions described by classical models. Wave-particle physics has been a very important topic of discussion since the early 20th century as its existence has inspired many new and interesting theories within this field to...