# Which is closer to 16: 32 or 17?

In a +1 way, it's 17. But in a PRIME FACTOR way, it's 32. Why? And which is it? Kindergarten kids: 17Primary: 17Middle School: 17High school: 17College: probably both, but more likely 17University: 15? 17? 32? WHAT?!?!?!?!Real-life mathematicians who only care about supernaturals: 32 What on Earth is a SuPeRnAtUrAl?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?! If you watch Vi Hart's … Continue reading Which is closer to 16: 32 or 17?

# Oh no… imstkaes!

Sorry, but you do know that I am a human, and therefore makes misatkes. But they do help us learn, and I has learned from mi miskates. Here we go! In the Happy 3.141592653589793238462643385279... Day! post, I got the digits in the title wrong. The bold numbers say that it's 5279 in the last few … Continue reading Oh no… imstkaes!

# Zero is?

Zero, right? But it's complicated again! Is it prime or composite? I was having a look-around on Math Stack Exchange Is zero a prime number? and it was absolutely confusing. Give it a read! It's not prime, so it should b -- (Screech sound) Wait. Who said it was PRIME? Not me. Let's prove it! … Continue reading Zero is?