Wednesday 19 September 2012

Sir Alex Ferguson and Champernowne.

The fantastic pencil of Sir Alex Ferguson and the Champernowne constant.


A practical example set in the World Cup, and based on the memory capacity of an excellent trainer, helps us to introduce the conceptual and practical implications of the Champernowne constant.

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Friday 7 September 2012

A theorem, a bus, and a good memory.

The prodigious memory of Van Bommel. Bolzano's theorem.


Van Bommel boasts an excellent memory. On the way back from a football game does a demonstration of it, but nobody believes him.

Do you want to know if he's lying or telling the truth?

Visit this mathematical puzzle based on the intermediate value theorem and the theorem of Bolzano.

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