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two queens
mathematics and death
not cheerful not sad
guide me through the land
pat me on my head
they live
in my one man nation
i follow them
to my destination
wh,
(long ago)
polynomials over finite Galois field
spread so evenly across their finite affine space
i wish for a network of friends
to count on
wh,
19960305/06
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Painting $n$ balls from $2n$ balls red, and guessing which ball is red, game
@Irvan, thank you. I would rewrite (edit) the question. However people seem to understand it, and even myself I do (perhaps :). 
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Painting $n$ balls from $2n$ balls red, and guessing which ball is red, game
Would you mind substituting Adam for Alice? This introducing a male (in addition to a female) would induce SHE and HE (instead of she and she). 
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Is the parallelogram rule an axiom or a theorem in euclidean geometry?
When you, @shootingsquirrel, wake up, would you mind tell me what the parallelogram rule is? 
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reviewed  Approve suggested edit on How many different rectangles (in terms of area) can fit in a 20unitwide square? 
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accepted  Who defined and who coined “module”? 
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Intuition behind $\zeta(2) = \frac{\pi^2}{6}$
@Alex, just after (not before :) I posted the above quote from JvN, I searched for it. <a href="en.wikiquote.org/wiki/John_von_Neumann">Wikiquote</…; provides the following version: Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. And indeed, Alex, the quote is followed by this note: Reply to Dr. Felix T. Smith at Stanford Research Institute who had said "I'm afraid I don't understand the method of characteristics.". 
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Intuition behind $\zeta(2) = \frac{\pi^2}{6}$
John von Neumann said something like this: young man, you don't understand (things) in mathematics, you get used to (them). 
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Intuition behind $\zeta(2) = \frac{\pi^2}{6}$
@Dal, you don't need intuition, you need Euler. 
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Splitting integers 1, 2, 3, … n to avoid least possible sum
A lazy introduction to the topic: $\ \forall_n\ 2\cdot n<g(n)\le 1+\frac{(3\cdot n+1)\cdot n}2.\ $ Corollary: $\ g(1)=3.\ $ (Am I right?). 
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What should be considered a finite size of an infinite dimensional space?
extras 
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revised 
What should be considered a finite size of an infinite dimensional space?
typos 
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answered  What should be considered a finite size of an infinite dimensional space? 
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reviewed  Approve suggested edit on Convergence on a random graph 
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accepted  A simple language and systematic computations 
2d

accepted  Prime divisors of the respectively minimal binomial coefficients 
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Which univariate function satisfies $e^{g(x)} + e^{g(x)} = \alpha x$ for $x>0$ and some constant $\alpha>0$?
A possible real question 
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Which univariate function satisfies $e^{g(x)} + e^{g(x)} = \alpha x$ for $x>0$ and some constant $\alpha>0$?
This must be one of the top 10 Questions which belong to: does not appear to be about. Suggestion: consider $\ e^y+e^{y}.\ $ Good luck. 
Oct 20 
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The limit of edgemidpoint convex polyhedra
Construction from the point 2 (bullet) $\ P\subset\cap_{n=1}^\infty P_n\subset P_1\ $ is a very nice idea. On the other hand I don't understand point 1. By taking all midpoints you're getting $\ P_1\ $ back, i.e. by iterating we get $\ P_1\ P_1\ P_1\ \ldots\ $ and this is not a typo. I must be missing something. 
Oct 20 
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The limit of edgemidpoint convex polyhedra
typo 
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A proof from Lang's undergraduate analysis
Hushhush, don't use word undergraduate around here. 