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“if you get this, you can go home”

September 19, 2013

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Attending a thoroughly engaging class has the same effect on me as reading a thoroughly engaging book.   I carry its voice with me for a while. In CSC 140, Java,   yesterday we heard and saw a meticulous explanation of how object reference variables work and how important it is to understand that the […]

Imaginary Numbers

July 14, 2013

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http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/53879.html   has an explanation of the practical uses of “i.”   Interesting that it mentions “oscillations,” because that ‘back and forth’ concept is where my explanation of i has evolved to.   Essentially, the same way -1’s little exponential powers oscillate between -1 and 1, the value of i raised to ever-increasing powers oscillates… […]