The magic of Fibonacci numbers | Arthur Benjamin

The magic of Fibonacci numbers | Arthur Benjamin

So why do we learn mathematics? Essentially, for three reasons: calculation, application, and last, and unfortunately least in terms of the time we give it, inspiration. Mathematics is the science of patterns, and we study it to learn how to think logically, critically and creatively, but too much of the mathematics that we learn in

The net change theorem and public policy

The net change theorem and public policy

Last time, we talked about the net change theorem in a very abstract and mathematical sense. We talked about an arbitrary function f(x) and then we did a problem in physics where we talked about acceleration and velocity and position. What I want to do now is talk about the net change theorem in public

Discounting Notes Before Maturity

Discounting Notes Before Maturity

frequently in business companies extend credit to their customers by accepting short-term promissory notes as payment for goods or services these notes are simple interest and are usually for less than one year let's take a look at discounting notes before maturity prior to the maturity date of these notes the payee the lender may