# Happy Birthday G.H. Hardy (1877-1947) An Advocate for the Beauty of Mathematics

# [6^4 + 5^4 + 3^4 + 13 + 1^4, 1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8]*

*February 2015, 36th day

number fun! ya got’ta love it.

Some fun facts re: February (courtesy “A Year of Mathematics”) : February is 28 days long in 75% of years, and starts on Sunday 14% of the time; therefore, it uses only 4 rows of dates in 10.6% of years.

# What I Learned About Mathematics Today: Characteristics of Positive Integers

Any two positive positive integers sum to a positive integer and multiply to a positive integer. This is being “closed” to addition and multiplication.

Though there is a finite number of integers that sum to, or are multiples of, a positive integer, the number that subtract to, or are divisors of, is infinite(!)

[courtesy of “A Year of Mathematics” calendar by Steven J. Alexander]

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# Jane Freilicher (1924-2014) | A Painter’s Painter, An Artist’s Artist

A very nice obit on a real painter… a real artist