Category: Mathematics


Is there an equation to describe regular polygons?

So a blog reader, Michael Gmirkin, sent me an in-depth email about the possibility of the existence of a super equation that can describe any regular polygon. I wasn’t sure. For reference, you might want to check out these 2 blog posts about the equation for a square: question, answer. I was going to just […]


Carnival of Mathematics #67

The 67th Carnival of Mathematics is up. Awesome stuff there, so go check it out. Something caught my attention. James Grime created a video of a math puzzle involving two trains and a fly. Hmm… sounds familiar… Then there’s the video with the solution: That sounds really familiar… Bzzz…