Monthly Archives: August 2011

An application of quadratic residues

A certain Count had 5 daughters and 11 peasants. Upon his death he willed that the square shaped county be divided into equal square plots such that each daughter gets one plot and the remaining plots are divided evenly among … Continue reading

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gnuplot with PGF/tikz

One downside about writing calculus lecture notes has always been drawing graphs. They just take up too much time. What I used to do was to use whatever software at my disposal (usually powerpoint) and created jpeg to embed into … Continue reading

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