A Cool Math Blog

Matt Henderson of Cambridge (UK) has a terrific math blog that is full of very cool animations.

Here is an example, showing that the infinite geometric series

1/4 + 1/16 + 1/64 + …

adds to 1/3:

His latest post shows two bouncing balls in a circular frame. A slight difference in their initial paths leads to complete divergence, illustrating chaos.

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