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Every day we learn something new - little nuggets, hacks, tricks, something we missed until now. Share it here for us all to learn because learnin... (more)

Introductory courses in linear algebra tend to start with either vectors or systems of equations. Whic… by Alon Amit

“Hello everyone! This is an introductory course in Linear Algebra. Linear Algebra is absolutely fundamental for both the theory and application of mathematics, and it provides an excellent opportunity for us to experience the power and beauty of the *abstract approach*.

The main actors in Linear Algebra are vector spaces and linear transformations. Vector sp...

(more)What is the next big thing mathematicians are trying to solve? by Alon Amit

There isn’t a single “next big thing” mathematicians are trying to solve. There are many next big things, and sometimes the next big thing that actually takes place isn’t any of the next big things anyone expected. But we can try, cautiously, to portray some of the most prominent challenges ahead, which are likely to attract attention and effort.

How can w...

(more)Post on @Quora by Alon Amit: The Unseeing Insight

Alon Amit, Mathcircler and Origamist.

This is an old debt: I once mentioned how my dad elegantly solved a math problem I stumbled upon, and I never said how. I was reminded of it now, having written this answer. Her...

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