Book Review: The Humongous Book of Calculus Problems

I bought this book a year ago as a refresher of Calculus and as of now, I am almost finished reading it. I think what separates this book from the rest are the numerous worked examples (well, 1000 of them) with detailed solutions and explanations. Additional pointers and explanations in layman’s words are provided as notes. […]
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Understanding Hilbert’s Grand Hotel Paradox

Long ago, in a land far away, there was a grand hotel where there were infinitely many rooms. This hotel was attended by a brilliant manager. One night, a guest arrived, but  the hotel was full — each room was occupied by one guest. The newly arrived guest asked if a spare room was available. “Of course we have, […]
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The 0.0001 Time Rate Approach, an Extended Application

In the previous post, I introduced to you the 0.0001 Time Rate approach This post is an extended application of the said technique on curvatures and radius of curvatures. Curvature is defined (by The Facts on File Dictionary of Mathematics) as the rate of change of the slope of the tangent to a curve. For each […]
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