The 10,958 Problem And How To Solve It

Submitted by: skypirate 6 months ago in Quizzes


"Mathematicians pride themselves on being useless." - An actual quote from one of my calc professors. 

The solution to the problem:



There are 12 comments:
Male 870
I'm going to say that concatenation of a function doesn't count. If it can't be written as a standard formula, you gotta try again.
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Female 5,385
...um.. I was told there'd be no math?
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Male 987
I have seen this and am ashamed to admit to watching too many numberphile videos :(

The official i-am-bored number: 14972
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Male 543
Neat problem, but damn, that Brazilian must have a lot of time on his hands.
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Male 11,991
Beaverfever Or he just wrote a computer program that figured all of them out.
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Male 543
holygod It's possible, but then why not just publish the algorithm instead of tables of values?
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Male 5,635
CLOSE ENOUGH!  Nice video, thanks.
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Male 11,991
I really like this guy and I hadn't seen this. Thanks.
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209
this guy seriously needs to get laid.
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Male 503
bill_watson HA!
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Male 42
wow. i love math.  and i couldn't get through 2 minutes of that boringness.


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Male 11,991
bb17 Seriously? Huh. I really liked it.
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