0.999 … = 1

It really does. Many people have a problem accepting this equality. The ellipsis denotes that the nines continue forever; there is no last nine. Jen the Blue brought this up one night recently.  I didn’t [more…]


The Barnsley Fern

Michael Barnsley is an English mathematician born in 1946. The code developed by Barnsley is an example of an iterated function system.  The code is composed of four affine transformations. of the code is the [more…]