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## How to Ace Math Score on SAT

Herons using bread to fish To do well in the Math Section of the SAT, there is no alternative to knowing math first and then practicing it regularly. In the test, we have to solve more than 40 questions—44, to be exact—in 70 minutes. Therefore, one...

## Numbr | A Comprehensive Review of the Ultimate Online Calculator

In today's digitally-driven world, efficiency and convenience reign supreme. From managing finances to dealing with complex mathematical equations, having the right tools at our fingertips is essential. Enter Numbr, a text-based online calculator tha...

## Christmas Math and The Unjust Treatment of Santa

As Christmas approaches, I thought I would revisit and update an old post for my 8 new followers I got this year. Plus, no one reads posts not related to finance or crypto on here, so these upcoming Christmas posts are basically for myself. Has anyon...

## The Birthday Paradox: A Probability Puzzle of Planetary Proportions

Imagine gathering a merry band of friends to celebrate your birthday. As you look around the room, enjoyment turns to existential dread as you realize something peculiar - two party guests share your birthday! What are the chances? Is this coincidenc...

## WTF is "signing" something with ETH anyways, and what does it have to do with geometry? Part 2: Arithmetic in finite fields

PLEASE DON'T JUST SCROLL DOWN TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS ARTICLE TO TIP! Read it, please.   So in a previous post we defined what a field was. (Refresher: it's a set with addition and multiplication that behave in the "usual" ways). Our first example of a...

## WTF is "signing" something with ETH anyways, and what does it have to do with geometry? Part 1: Finite Fields

Okay, if you spent any time using ETH, you have probably heard of something called "signing" a transaction. What does this do? To understand this, you first need to understand something called elliptic curve cryptography, which is basically what ET...

## Certain Nuances of Inflation Commonly Overlooked

After Joe Biden took over the White House, the inflation rate shot up at an alarming rate. Inflation was relatively quiescent in January and February 2021 at 1.4% and 1.7%, respectively. However, by March 2021, people grew concerned as the rate hit 2...

## Why true randomness is fundamentally impossible on a computer. plus bonus lava lamps!

"What even is true randomness?" You might be asking. Well for that we have to look at how a computer works fundamentally. As you probably know computers work with ones and zeros. And the problem with those ones and zeros is that what happens to them...