Does there exist a Magic Rectangle?

Does there exist a Magic Rectangle?

Magic Squares are infamous; so famous that even the number of letters on its Wikipedia Page is more than that of Mathematics itself. People hardly talk about Magic Rectangles. Ya, Magic Rectangles! Have you heard of it? No, right? Not me either! So, I set off to...

I.S.I Entrance-2013 problem 2

Understand the problem For x ≥ 0 definef(x) =.Determine the set {y ∈ R : y = f(x), x ≥ 0}. Source of the problem I.S.I. (Indian Statistical Institute) B.Stat/B.Math Entrance Examination 2013. Subjective Problem no. 2. Topic Calculus , Function  Difficulty Level...

Working backward – C.M.I UG -2019

Understand the problem   If there exists a calculator with 12 buttons, 10 being the buttons for the digits and A and B being two buttons being processes where if n is displayed on the calculator if A is pressed it increases the displayed number by 1 and if B is...
A Proof from my Book

A Proof from my Book

This is proof from my book – my proof of my all-time favorite true result of nature – Pick’s Theorem. This is the simplest proof I have seen without using any high pieces of machinery like Euler number as used in The Proofs from the Book. Given a...

ISI BStat 2018 Subjective Problem 2

Sequential Hints: Step 1: Draw the DIAGRAM with necessary Information, please! This will convert the whole problem into a picture form which is much easier to deal with. Step 2: Power of a Point – Just the similarity of \(\triangle QOS\) and \(\triangle POR\) By...
A Math Conversation – I

A Math Conversation – I

Inspired by the book of Precalculus written in a dialogue format by L.V.Tarasov, I also wanted to express myself in a similar fashion when I found that the process of teaching and sharing knowledge in an easy way is nothing but the output of a lucid discussion between...