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message 1: by Krishna (new)

Krishna | 171 comments Mod
this is where u can post math riddles....


message 2: by RandomDots (new)

RandomDots | 17 comments https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeno%27...

Zeno's paradoxes. Classic yet profound.


message 3: by Krishna (new)

Krishna | 171 comments Mod
Ajeet wrote: "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeno%27...

Zeno's paradoxes. Classic yet profound."


a very interesting topic! it's mind blowing to think that sum of infinite numbers can actually be a finite number!!


message 4: by Rohit (new)

Rohit | 99 comments This Paradox Sure has Baffled A Lot Of Philosophers for 2500 years...
I found a video relating to an example Achilles vs. the tortoise...

https://youtu.be/u7Z9UnWOJNY


message 6: by RandomDots (new)

RandomDots | 17 comments Krishna wrote: "optimal stopping and the 37 percent rule


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optimal...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWib5..."


The book 'Algorithms to Live By' discuss this topic in details


message 7: by RandomDots (new)

RandomDots | 17 comments Krishna wrote: "optimal stopping and the 37 percent rule


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optimal...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWib5..."

What do you think about the limits of this rule, or where it shouldn't be applied?


message 8: by Krishna (new)

Krishna | 171 comments Mod
Ajeet wrote: "Krishna wrote: "optimal stopping and the 37 percent rule


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optimal...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWib5..."

The book 'Algorithms to Live By' disc..."


yea i did


message 9: by Krishna (new)

Krishna | 171 comments Mod
Ajeet wrote: "Krishna wrote: "optimal stopping and the 37 percent rule


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optimal...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWib5..."
What do you think about the limits of ..."



good question! will have to think about it!


message 10: by Rohit (new)

Rohit | 99 comments Personally I Feel That The 37 percent Rule can only be optimally applied in cases wherein time is Short, or waiting time per object is less, this would avoid the waste of better objects with reference to time window.....


message 11: by RandomDots (new)

RandomDots | 17 comments Benford's Law
Benford's law is an observation about the leading digits of the numbers found in real-world data sets. Intuitively, one might expect that the leading digits of these numbers would be uniformly distributed so that each of the digits from 1 to 9 is equally likely to appear. In fact, it is often the case that 1 occurs more frequently than 2, 2 more frequently than 3, and so on. This observation is a simplified version of Benford's law. More precisely, the law gives a prediction of the frequency of leading digits using base-10 logarithms that predicts specific frequencies which decrease as the digits increase from 1 to 9.

Benford's law has been applied to entries on tax forms, election results, economic numbers, and accounting figures for fraud detection

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benford...


message 12: by Krishna (new)

Krishna | 171 comments Mod
Ajeet wrote: "Benford's Law
Benford's law is an observation about the leading digits of the numbers found in real-world data sets. Intuitively, one might expect that the leading digits of these numbers would be ..."


very interesting! and this law is not applicable for restricted sets like human height which can't be 8 or 9 m


message 13: by Krishna (new)

Krishna | 171 comments Mod
Rohit wrote: "Personally I Feel That The 37 percent Rule can only be optimally applied in cases wherein time is Short, or waiting time per object is less, this would avoid the waste of better objects with refere..."


there's more info here

https://medium.com/galleys/optimal-st...


message 14: by Rohit (new)

Rohit | 99 comments Very Cool Krishna! :-)


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