Posts tagged ‘fifth’

The Twelve Days of Crisp Math – Day 5

Fröhliche Weihnachten! A German joke for the Fifth Day of Crisp Math

What comes between fear and sex?

Speaking of fifths…

Why was 1/5 sent to a counselor?
Because he was two-tenths.

And speaking of fifths again…

Where there are four mathematicians, you’ll surely find a fifth.

December 16, 2012 at 12:12 am Leave a comment

Random Thoughts

The following was sent to me by my friend Pat Flynn, and it may enter my email signature soon.

The derivative of my enthusiasm for mathematics is positive for all values of the independent variable.

And here are some one-liners that don’t warrant their own posts, but they’re just too good not to share…

Heisenberg might have slept here.

Old mathematicians never die; they just lose some of their functions.

Whenever four mathematicians get together, you’ll likely find a fifth.

“Take a positive integer n. No, wait, n is too large; take a positive integer k.”

August 17, 2010 at 11:15 pm 1 comment

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