Maths

Most numbers start by 1, 2 or 3 in large natural datasets
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Most numbers start by 1, 2 or 3 in large natural datasets


The first digit of an entry is much more likely to be 1, 2 or 3 than 9, 8 or 7. We use this property to detect tax fraud because people evenly distribute first digits when they make up data

 



Have you heard of the "colossally abundant numbers"?
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Have you heard of the “colossally abundant numbers”?


They are a set of numbers in mathematics which possess a lot of divisors (in a very particular sense)

 



The "bicoloration of the triplets of Pythagora" is solved
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The “bicoloration of the triplets of Pythagora” is solved


The supercomputer Stampede took two days to determine a negative answer

 



Beer drinkers 60% more likely to get laid on their 1st date
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Beer drinkers 60% more likely to get laid on their 1st date


According to the big data from OKCupid, that is. Cheers!

 



Are you sure you exist?
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Are you sure you exist?


The odds of your existing are roughly 1 in 10^2,685,000 which is, basically, zero. Read the source to know more.

 



0.999... actually equals 1.
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0.999… actually equals 1.