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by Unlocked
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:37 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Is 1 prime?
Replies: 30
Views: 13341

Re: Is 1 prime?

Just define a prime as "A prime is a number that has exactly two unique divisors, itself and 1." This is how I would phrase it if someone tried to argue that 1 was prime. Seeing as math was made with the assumption that 1 was not prime (citing the FTA) and the existence of prime numbers i...
by Unlocked
Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:31 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: So water is blue. Why?
Replies: 10
Views: 2570

So water is blue. Why?

I get that water can look blue because of reflections from the atmosphere and whatnot, but it's also actually very slightly blue without that external factor. I get that impurities can cause colors, but I'm pretty sure this also applies to pure water, so I was wondering why? I'm not looking for answ...
by Unlocked
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Pi vs Tau
Replies: 19
Views: 6168

Re: Pi vs Tau

I think that anyone who thinks that pi is better than tau in the context of trig should consider another variable for pi/2 as the superior constant. This pi/2 variable (m, as a placeholder for now) would make it such that every m radians would be equal to 90 degrees, which is an angle that lots of p...

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