Here’s the Wikipedia article on this topic. The freeze-frame can be considered a species of fixed point, including verbal fixed points, such as the one that occurs in the song ‘The House of the Rising Sun’ (“one foot on the platform, one foot on the train”).

# Category: Mathematics

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Mathematics is what keeps you from losing your moorings.

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Mathematics is whatever keeps you from being a gypsy.

# PUN

Least Squares: The Circles

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Learning Algebra is the cyber equivalent of getting on your feet.

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A Jordan curve is to a polygon what a power series is to a polynomial.

# Russian proverb

“Lead a simple life, so that you can do complicated mathematics.”

# Chisanbop (Finger Math)

Here is the link to the Wikipedia article on it.

# Small fines, and faint damnation

In USA Today for 22.Apr.2019, columnist Ken Fisher pointed out that small fines are really a buy signal. So, adding my two cents: The dynamic of imposing a small fine is similar to the dynamic of praising via faint damnation. The ‘small’ fines Fisher refers to are actually large sums of money – sometimes billions … Continue reading Small fines, and faint damnation

# On the sum of the first n primes

Here is the link.