# Monthly Archives: August 2016

## Bollobas on solving problems

What you should be terrified of is a blank sheet in front of you after having thought about a problem for a little while. If after a session your wastepaper basket is full of notes of failed attempts, you may … Continue reading

## Logical order

The most efficient logical order for a subject is usually different from the best psychological order in which to learn it William Thurston from his book Three dimensional geometry and topology.

Fun fact. It is well known that $\frac{1}{7} = 0.\overline{142857}$. It turns out that if the repeating digits are taken in sequence as (x,y) pairs in the following manner to form six points: (1,4), (4,2), (2,8), (8,5), (5,7), … Continue reading