Author Archives: Ofir Gorodetsky

About Ofir Gorodetsky

Graduate student at TAU. Can be contacted at bambaman1 at gmail dot com.

Solution to an elementary problem posed by T. Tao

In his most recent post, Prof. Tao shared the following elementary discovery: He first discovered this empirically in the course of his research, and then found a short proof. He didn’t share the proof on his blog yet, and instead … Continue reading

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5 Short Proofs of Simplified Stirling’s Approximation

(This post was converted from tex to html using the wonderful free tool “LaTeX¬† to¬†WordPress”. You can find a PDF version in the “Documents” section.) 0. Introduction Stirling’s approximation is the following (somewhat surprising) approximation of the factorial, , using … Continue reading

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First post.

So here I am, starting my own maths blog. In English, in the world wide web, available for anyone interested in maths and sciene and has an internet connection. I am a little bit excited.

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