The th Fermat number is defines as: The 17th-Century French lawyer and mathematician Pierre de Fermat incorrectly conjectured that all these numbers were primes, although he had… Read more “Euler Catches and get Caught”

# Category: Mathematics

## Joy of Discovery

According to George Polya “A great discovery solves a great problem but there is a grain of discovery in the solution of any problem. Your problem may… Read more “Joy of Discovery”

## Mathematical Butterflies

The polar coordinate system is a two-dimensional coordinate system in which each point on a plane is determined by a distance from a fixed point and an… Read more “Mathematical Butterflies”

## Two Useful Trigonometric Tricks

Remembering trigonometric values for common angles is a major problem. Here is a trick that can ease this task. It was told by our mathematics instructor in… Read more “Two Useful Trigonometric Tricks”

## Path to Recovery

As I discussed in previous post that I somewhat self diagnosed my disease. The initial feelings were of both hope and despair. Initially I was very disturbed.… Read more “Path to Recovery”