Mathematics

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For The Love of Math
by David Amos — 11 min read

For The Love of Math

Edward Frenkel's Love & Math is part autobiography, part math explainer, and part romance novel. But at its core, it's an invitation to experience the allure of mathematics, even if you've never used "love" and "math" in the same sentence.

A Different Take on Differentiation

A Different Take on Differentiation

David Amos — 7 min read

I recently came across a tweet with a screenshot from a calculus book that defines the derivative with no mention of a limit. Not even Leibniz’s differentials have a home here. And although the definition is quite verbose, I found that it makes the derivative feel natural — tangible even.

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