# Category Archives: Arithmetic

## Riffs and Rotes • 59281

Re: Persiflage • 59281 Numberfile • What’s Special About 59,281? If is prime then the decimal expansion of repeats, so it makes sense to talk about the “average” of the digits of   The average can be bigger than equal … Continue reading

## Forest Primeval → Riffs & Rotes

Re: Shifting Paradigms? • (1) • (2) • (3) • (4) • (5) • (6) Prompted by the discussion of Catalan numbers on the Foundations Of Math List, I dug up a few pieces of early correspondence and later discussions that … Continue reading

## ¿Shifting Paradigms? • 2

Re: Timothy Chow • Shifting Paradigms? 2014 Jul 31 I can’t remember when I first started playing with Gödel codings of graph-theoretic structures, which arose in logical and computational settings, but I remember being egged on in that direction by … Continue reading

## Riffs and Rotes • 2

Re: Peter Cameron • Addition and Multiplication of Natural Numbers The interaction between addition and multiplication in the natural numbers has long been an interest of mine, leading to broader questions about the relationship between algebra and combinatorics.  My gropings … Continue reading

## Quotiens?

How many times do I repeat the same experience? Before I come to see it as the same experience?

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## Riffs and Rotes • 1

Re: Richard J. Lipton • Making Primes More Random There’s a study called generalized primes which investigates in a more general way the relationship between arbitrary elements called primes and the composites which can be formed from them according to … Continue reading