Tag Archives: factorial

Yo Dawg, I Herd U Like Factorials

Have you ever wondered why zero factorial (0!) equals 1? One of my students sent me a link to this explanation. It’s pretty intuitive when explained this way.

Advertisements

HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN HERO

Y’all want some cool math stuff?

Of course you do.

Nate was reading a Reddit thread titled “What is the coolest mathematical fact you know of?” The two that were the coolest to me are the following:

An explanation of just how many different ways there are to uniquely shuffle a deck of 52 cards.

Graham’s number. Ridiculous.

Seriously, read these. Numbers are amazing.