I often post some links to interesting sites on Twitter, and once in a while I take the links I have collected and post them here as well for you to take a look at. Here are a few links I have collected over the last few weeks.
Explanation of imaginary numbers. First of all I found an excellent explanation of what imaginary numbers are. The website is called betterexplained.com and I must say it lives up to the name.
Explanation of e: From the same site as before, a really good explanation of continuous growth and where e comes from.
Explanation of Euler’s formula: I read the two previous articles as a preparation for the sites explanation of Euler’s formula which states .
Then I have a link to a small note on evaluating infinite sums. Goes through different kinds of series and how to evaluate them
Then I found a blog post with the title “The weirdness of infinity“, which talks about the mathematics of parallel mirrors. It is a rather interesting read.
That was it for now. I hope you enjoy the reading.
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