Fake an Answer and Run Away

a weekly roundup of cartoons, links, and strategies for when people ask you arithmetic questions that you don’t know

First, the cartoons (which you can see early by liking the MWBD Facebook page, or following me on Twitter):

2017.10.16 multiplying in other bases

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Mathematicians Make Pasta and Eat Corn

a weekly roundup of cartoons, links, and easy mathematical pasta recipes

2017.10.9 imitating parents

The noodly mathematics of gerrymandering remains a hot topic in the news. I recommend the More Perfect episode, as well as Patrick Honner’s explanation for Quanta Magazine. (Speaking of which, Quanta is like the Beatles of popular math writing. The quantity of quality stuff is unfathomable.)

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