Don’t be a pervert. I’m talking about the sextic equation, or the heart equation. Remember college algebra? Remember how this equation graphs a circle:

# Category: Math

I’m a math hobbyist. I got hooked on higher level math starting in high school and can’t seem to stop. I suppose all the theorems and minutia are well suited to my personality. I love method and discovering efficient ways of calculation.

## Aluminum trigonometry

I ran into an interesting trigonometry problem a few weeks ago, when I was working on the cable pole installation. The problem was simple enough: extend the pole such that the trash trucks wouldn’t snag it, thus ripping it down. But the real question was: how tall must I extend it to get adequate clearance? Indeed.

## Imagining the tenth dimension

This will blow your mind. Do you, like me, ever wonder what the fourth, fifth, and upper dimensions are like?

Well, here’s **a good layman’s explanation**, by Rob Bryanton. Just mind-blowing!

## Movie Numerology

The obsessive compulsive in me can’t help but organize things in pointless lists. Ever make a mental note of things that share some obscure relational similarity? I do. I can’t quit. Here’s an example: movies with numerical film titles.

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