# Math Puzzle Articles

Friday, May 24, 2013

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• ### Quantum computer

A quantum computer is any device for computation that makes direct use of distinctively quantum mechanical phenomena, such as superposition and entanglement, to perform operations on data. In a ... > more
• ### Calculus

Calculus is a central branch of mathematics. Calculus is built on two major complementary ideas, both of which rely critically on the concept of limits. The first is differential calculus, which is ... > more
• ### Probability distribution

In mathematics and statistics, a probability distribution, more properly called a probability density, assigns to every interval of the real numbers a probability, so that the probability axioms are ... > more
• ### Knot theory

Knot theory is the mathematical branch of topology that studies mathematical knots, which are defined as embeddings of a circle in 3-dimensional Euclidean space, R3. This is basically equivalent to a ... > more
• ### List of theorems

This is a list of mathematical ... > more
• ### Parallelogram

A parallelogram is a four-sided plane figure that has two sets of opposite parallel sides. Every parallelogram is a polygon, and more specifically a quadrilateral. Special cases of a parallelogram ... > more
• ### Correlation

In probability theory and statistics, correlation, also called correlation coefficient, indicates the strength and direction of a linear relationship between two random variables. In general ... > more
• ### Hash function

A hash function or hash algorithm is a function for examining the input data and producing an output hash value. The process of computing such a value is known as ... > more
• ### Massively multiplayer online game

A Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG or MMO) is a computer game which is capable of supporting hundreds or thousands of players simultaneously, and is played on the Internet. Typically, this ... > more
• ### Symmetry in mathematics

Symmetry in mathematics occurs not only in geometry, but also in other branches of mathematics. It is actually the same as invariance: the property that something does not change under a set of ... > more

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