Daily Archives: February 25, 2011

The War On Women

Women are under attack everywhere. Central Africa is the worst place for a woman to be right now, but violence against women occurs everywhere. To advocate for women in this environment takes strength, but doing so by putting your own … Continue reading

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Two Nice Probability Problems

Over at Freakonometrics, here is a pair of nice probability problems. The first problem also appears here as Problem #5. A number of solutions for your consideration are here. A very elegant solution by Ted Hwa is here.  

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An Operator Method for Solving Second Order Differential Equations

In talking about power series in a previous post, I mentioned one of their uses: as an aid in solving differential equations. This reminds me of a neat trick for solving some differential equations, which I will discuss in this … Continue reading

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