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2430 = 2 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 5.2430 is the number of unordered ways to write 1 as a sum of reciprocals of integers no larger than 18.2430 is 3300 in base 9.2430 is the sum of two powers of 3 (A055235).2430 is the product of all distinct numbers formed by permuting digits of 2430 (A061147).2430 is a number divisible by the square of the sum of its digits (A072081).2430 divides 9127 - 1.Source: What's Special About This Number

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Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/10/23/a-broader-problem-than-uncs-scandal-grade-inflation/ The scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is principally about academic dishonesty. But it highlights an institutional failure at almost all American colleges that dissuades students from pursuing the best career possible. Some academic departments systematically inflate … Continue reading →

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This is a humorous math comic based on the popular brainteaser: How do we join 9 dots using 4 lines? (Hint: Think out of the box. See the solution here: Answer) However, Spiked Math has added a new twist to the … Continue reading →

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I just finished posting an opinion to a thread on FB that had this graphic with it. It began here: NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams Do you know how to do Common Core math? Confusion over the standards has some calling for their removal. NBC’s Rehema Ellis reports tonight. One reader had addressed me […]

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Gli uomini di solidi principi sono sempre un po’ difficili da far venire a patti. Le considerazioni più significative che si possono fare in merito, sono forse proprio di natura matematica: l’aggettivo “solido”, per i seguaci d’Euclide, si limita ad essere una chiara definizione delle dimensioni necessarie a definire il sostantivo accompagnato, ma nel mondo [...]

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