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# Monthly Archives: March 2010

## How Many Good Colorings?

Please comment your solutions, questions and remarks.. Suppose G is a graph in which each vertex has three neighbours, for example: Suppose we have three colors, red green and blue, with which we want to color the edges of the … Continue reading

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## Nasty Finite Combinatorics

Please comment your solutions, questions and remarks.. I was blamed for having too easy Wednesday problems. So beware! The level is coming up! Suppose that K is a set of n elements, [tex]n\in\mathbb{N}[/tex]. Suppose that [tex]K_1,\dots,K_n,K_{n+1}[/tex] are subsets of K. … Continue reading

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## Andre’s Reflection Method

I promised to post something about random walks. I learned the content of this post while listening to Vilppu Tarvainen’s bachelor’s degree talk and I consider it is quite cute. Let us consider a one dimensional random walk: formally it … Continue reading

Posted in Combinatorics, Mathematics, Probability, Recreation
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## Back To College

Please comment your solutions, questions and remarks.. Show that the following inequality holds for all [tex]k>0[/tex] and [tex]x\in \mathbb{R}[/tex]: [tex]e^x>kx-k\ln k.[/tex] Level 1/5

Posted in Calculus, Mathematics, Wednesday Problem
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## Even More On BFPT

I wouldn’t mind writing this unless I haven’t already posted two different proofs of Brouwer’s Fixed Point Theorem. Namely a friend of mine and a reader of this blog, exposed me to another way of proving it. This proof has … Continue reading

## How Many Are True?

Please comment your solutions, questions and remarks.. At most 1 statement of this post is true. At most 2 statements of this post are true. At most 3 statements of this post are true. At most 4 statements of this … Continue reading

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## Solution To The Previous Problem

Exceptionally I will present a solution to the previous Wednesday Problem. Only not shall I present any simplest solution but a cool one. The question was the following. Suppose a function [tex]f\colon \mathbb{R}\to\mathbb{R}[/tex] has the property that given any reals … Continue reading

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## Intermediate Value Functions

Please comment your solutions, questions and remarks.. A continuous function [tex]f\colon\mathbb{R}\to\mathbb{R}[/tex] on the real numbers has the following property: Given any two reals a<b, the function f gets all possible values between f(a) and f(b) on the interval [a,b] (i.e. … Continue reading

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