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Gérard P. Michon  
The online companion of Numericana, this site contains excerpts from Michon's book, including the entire glossary of scientific terms. Browse an index with pithy summaries, browse by popularity, or search nearly two hundred of his "final answers" of readers' questions, organized into the categories measurements and units; counting, probability, and utility; geometry and topology; algebra; trigonometry, elementary functions, and special functions; calculus; analysis, convergence, series, and complex analysis; set theory and logic; number theory; recreational mathematics (riddles and puzzles); miscellaneous, with large and infinite alignments of close points; history; nomenclature, including prefixes for naming everyday and less common fractions; physics; practical formulas, such as splitting a job evenly or unevenly between two unlike workers; trivia; polyhedra; mathematical games and strategies for Sam Loyd's Boxer's Puzzle, Grundy numbers, Normal Kayles, and more; and unabridged answers, featuring over a dozen formulas for ellipse circumferences and a 1961 lecture by Richard P. Feynman on physical units. Email your own question to Michon. Link to Wilson's Theorem testing the primality of n! +/ 1.  


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