Author Archives: rioghasarig

About rioghasarig

Just a high school student with an interest in math, science, programming, philosophy, religion, and...no that's pretty much it.

Irrationality

I just started college classes this Thursday. Since I had already taken Calculus III in high school, I was allowed to skip ahead to real analysis. The first day’s assignment had some pretty interesting problems, so I thought I’d share … Continue reading

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Fun With Omegle

If you haven’t heard, Omegle is a text based chatting site that connects you with random people around the world. It’s basically like Chatroullete except without the penises.  The interesting thing about Omegle is that it’s an incredible simple set … Continue reading

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The Monkey and The Coconut

I was reading through Martin Gardner’s Colossal Book of Mathematics recently, and thought I’d share an antriguing puzzle he gave and also, what I think to be an interesting way to solve it. The puzzle goes a little something like … Continue reading

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A bit o’ Number Theory

I recently took a trip to Virginia to visit the university I shall be attending for accepted students day. It was everything I was expecting. A beautiful campus, cool teachers, fantastic opportunities, a wonderful library (they even had a library … Continue reading

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A Storm is brewing

Recently came across this video. I ❤ Tim Minchin.

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Some Fun Puzzles

Just a few really fun puzzles that I’ve come across at one point or another. I really like these ones in particular because they each require some clever thinking to solve effectively. Puzzle 1: Checkerboard Dominoes Imagine a checkerboard. It’s … Continue reading

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Differential Equations

Introduction Even though I’m only a senior in high school, I’m taking a course in differential equations. We came to the section where we learn to solve high order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. We went over the characteristic … Continue reading

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