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Tesla’s Starting Price In India To Be Rs. 40 Lakh: Here’s The Math Behind It

The Indian government has given Tesla and other major electric automakers a huge sigh of relief. Recently, a new EV policy has been passed by the government of India, which paves way for Tesla’s entry. Now, a lot of people have been wondering about how much the most affordable Tesla will cost in India. Well, the answer is that it will cost under Rs 40 lakh. Here’s the math behind the starting price of Tesla vehicles in India. Tesla Model 3 to cost under Rs 40 lakh Currently, the Tesla Model 3, which is the most…

Abel Prize Winner Who Tamed Randomness Turned to Math ‘Out of Necessity’ : ScienceAlert

For Michel Talagrand, who won the Abel mathematics prize on Wednesday, maths provided a fun life free from all constraints – and an escape from the eye problems he suffered as a child. "Maths, the more you do it, the easier it gets," the 72-year-old said in an interview with AFP. He is the fifth French Abel winner since the award was created by Norway's government in 2003 to compensate for the lack of a Nobel prize in mathematics. Talagrand's career in functional analysis and probability theory saw him tame some of the…

‘I had such fun!’, says winner of top math prize

"All my life I worked to the point of exhaustion -- but I had such fun!" says French mathematician Michel Talagrand, new winner of the Abel Prize. For Michel Talagrand, who won the Abel mathematics prize on Wednesday, math provided a fun life free from all constraints—and an escape from the eye problems he suffered as a child. "Math, the more you do

Building a Math Application with LangChain Agents

A tutorial on why LLMs struggle with math, and how to resolve these limitations using LangChain Agents, OpenAI and ChainlitIn this tutorial, I will demonstrate how to use LangChain agents to create a custom Math application utilising OpenAI’s GPT3.5 model. For the application frontend, I will be using Chainlit, an easy-to-use open-source Python framework. This generative math application, let’s call it “Math Wiz”, is designed to help users with their math or reasoning/logic questions.App Schema for “Math Wiz”.…

UC stirs furious debate over what high school math skills are needed

Briana Hampton, a San Gabriel High School junior, is determined to get into a four-year university to achieve her dream of becoming a social worker or psychiatrist. But she feared she would fail a third-year math course heavy on advanced algebra. To meet her math requirement, she opted instead for an introductory data science course, approved a few years ago by the University of California as an alternative to advanced algebra. She loves the challenge of learning how to code, conduct surveys and analyze data on topics…

The Simplest Math Problem Could Be Unsolvable

At first glance, the problem seems ridiculously simple. And yet experts have been searching for a solution in vain for decades. According to mathematician Jeffrey Lagarias, number theorist Shizuo Kakutani told him that during the cold war, “for about a month everybody at Yale worked on it, with no result. A similar phenomenon happened when I mentioned it at the University of Chicago. A joke was made that this problem was part of a conspiracy to slow down mathematical research in the U.S.”The Collatz conjecture—the vexing…

Math Can’t Solve Gerrymandering | Scientific American

Math Can’t Solve GerrymanderingResearchers use powerful geometrical methods to try fixing unfair districts. That alone isn’t enough; we need to fight the values behind gerrymanderingBy Matthew R. FrancisVoters cast their ballots at a polling station inside the Adamsville Baptist Church in Goldsboro, North Carolina, US, on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. This year's Super Tuesday primaries will put Donald Trump on the cusp of the Republican nomination and launch the longest general election battle in recent US history. Credit:…

Never-Repeating Patterns of Tiles Can Safeguard Quantum Information

This extreme fragility might make quantum computing sound hopeless. But in 1995, the applied mathematician Peter Shor discovered a clever way to store quantum information. His encoding had two key properties. First, it could tolerate errors that only affected individual qubits. Second, it came with a procedure for correcting errors as they occurred, preventing them from piling up and derailing a computation. Shor’s discovery was the first example of a quantum error-correcting code, and its two key properties are the…

Research finds link between reducing stigma of poverty in schools and improved math, reading skills

The effect of the intervention on educational outcomes of pupils (KS2 Scores and Progress) and absences presented as an event study. Blue points and bars are the lead school years and the red points and bars are the lag school years. Credit: Economics Letters (2024). DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2024.111614 Researchers from Newcastle University have identified a link between reducing the stigma of poverty in schools and the reading…

How the Seven Bridges of Königsberg Spawned New Math

During the 18th century the denizens of the Prussian city of Königsberg wrestled with a puzzle: How could they find a walking path through the city that crossed each of its storied seven bridges exactly once?The bridges spanned a river containing two large islands. No matter how much they strategized their routes, they couldn’t avoid repeating a bridge.The problem stymied local thinkers, who eventually wrote a letter to famed mathematician Leonhard Euler (pronounced “oiler”) begging him to lay their curiosity to rest.…