Where the Laws No Longer Hold

Somehow, I suspect I wouldn’t survive long on the frontier.

Drop me in the American West, circa 1850, and I fear my math-blogging and bad-drawing skills might not carry me far. I need indoor plumbing. I need the rule of law. I need chain coffee shops. I’m not cut out for the frontier.

And yet the frontier is exactly where I found myself the other day, when I came across this formula in the wonderful Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Numbers, by David Wells:

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I decided to play around with this product a bit. After all, what are products for, if not playing around?

Read more here:

http://mathwithbaddrawings.com/2015/07/29/where-the-laws-no-longer-hold/#more-3539

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