Friday, January 8, 2010

The New Macro

So last Sunday I got people to send me suggestions on what my new Math Macro should be. Let's just say I got enough suggestions to last me for as log as I am playing this game. So now I will list some of the best that were put forth. I guess you all will just have to wait and see which one was chosen. This is also very Mathie, but hey maybe you will learn something or maybe your head will explode.

Phi: For those who don't know the number it is also know as the golden ratio, the divine proportion, among many others. It is also the limit of the ratio of the Fibonacci sequence. But that is enough math talk here it is

1.61803398874989484820458683436563811772030917980576286213544
8622705260462818902449707207204189391137484754088075386891752
1266338622235369317931800607667263544333890865959395829056383
2266131992829026788067520876689250171169620703222104321626954
8626296313614438149758701220340805887954454749246185695364864
4492410443207713449470495658467885098743394422125448770664780
9158846074998871240076521...

Euler's Number: If there was a number which was as famous as Pi it would be the number known as e.

2.718281828459045235360287471352662497757247093699959574966
967627724076630353547594571382178525166427427466391932003059
921817413596629043572900334295260595630738132328627943490763
233829880753195251019011573834187930702154089149934884167509
244761460668082264800168477411853742345442437107539077744992
069551702761838606261331384583000752044933826560297606737113
200709328709127...

Sum of an Arithmetic Series: This was Developed by my namesake when he was 8 years old. He was asked to add the numbers from 1 to 100 as a punishment, and came up with this.

Sn = n/2[2a +(n-1)d] or Sn = n/2(a1 +an)

Perfect Numbers: A perfect number is a number whose sum is that of its factors. Here is a list of the first few.

6, 28, 496, 8128, 33550336, 8589869056, 137438691328, 2305843008139952128,2658455991569831744654692615953842176, 191561942608236107294793378084303638130997321548169216, 131640364585696483372397534604587229102234723183869431
17783728128...

Euler's Identity: This is known as one of the most fascinating identities in Mathematics because it contains 3 of the most important mathematical constants. I could go into more explanation, but after all it is a WoW blog and not a math one. So just marvel at it e^(iπ) + 1 = 0.

So that is enough of a math lesson for today and well probably for everyone. Thank you for all the submissions and for your interest in Mathematics.

1. Yep I think my head is about to explode. But even if I don't understand I know some people will.

-Boggle

2. umm ya i understood everything...

3. For e! That just doesn't sound as cool as For Pi!

4. 0 and 1 are important constants, too.

5. waaaaaah! I didn't get and i just let my mind explode! :((

6. Where i is root negative one, yes?