Posts in the Math Category

35 Years of Nicks Life, by the Numbers

Today, August 10th, is my 35th birthday. I have to say this is the first birthday where I've actually felt "old" I realize the many friends I have who are older than me probably think that is silly, but to me this seems like a real benchmark year. It makes me feel like I should come up with some numbers to quantify my life. Note I'm sticking to things that have numbers here, not listing specific life events unless it is to count them.

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On the Difficulty of Pottermore House Cup Competitions

My last 2 posts were both about cheats on earning and keeping House Points on Pottermore. Continuing that series, I thought I would write a little bit on task-based point competitions. “Now, as I understand it, the house cup here needs awarding, and the points stand thus…” The first problem with...

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