Tag: functions

Maths ‘A’ level dumbing down: the proof
The proof that is, that I have dumbed down… My mother recently gave me a book of old ‘A’ level exam papers. Here’s a 4 mark (ie low mark) question from the June 1982 University of London “Syllabus B” paper, that I think I’d really struggle with – I’ll try it later: Given that show…

Cardinality of the set of all strings
I finished John Naughton‘s A Brief History of the Future: Origins of the Internet – an interesting diversion, to be sure and a book worth reading (not only because it reminds you of how rapidly internet adoption has accelerated in the last decade.) By now I should be on to proper revision, but I indulged…

Books on discrete mathematics for computing
My maths ‘A’ level is a long time ago (I actually did a further year of maths – albeit “maths for engineers” and so very cookbook like – at University) and, to be honest, I have never worked in a job where much beyond competent arithmetic has been required, so last year, when I started…