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Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 27 – Padovan Sequence

Morning Mathematical Monsters & Maniacs!

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Hi, I’m Super Safi and you may remember me from such stats and strategy posts as Kwik-E-Mart Farming and the advanced losing-to-win Superheroes battle strategy.

Over the past 600+ episodes, The Simpsons has taken us on an amazing mathematical journey involving fractions, probability, Fermat’s last theorem, and hundreds of other aspects from the wonderful world off mathematics.

And what better way to start your week, then by discussing math Monday morning?

101 years ago today, the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918, the armistice took effect marking a ceasefire between the allied forces and Germany, leading to the end of World War I. In honour of the signing of the armistice, we are celebrating Rememberance Day in Canada, Veterans Day in the US, and similar holidays in countries around the world.

This week we look at the first mention of World War I and armistice in The Simpsons.

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Episode Reminder: Marge the Lumberjill (Season 31, Episode 6)

Tidings Terrific Television Tune-in’ers!

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Were you excited to see The Simpsons back with an all new episode last week? Did you enjoy the episode? How did it fare for an episode where Bart explores altruism? Can’t wait for another new Simpsons episode? Well you won’t have to wait too long for the next such episode as The Simpsons is back this Sunday, with an all new episode! Woohoo!

So here’s your official TSTO Addicts reminder…all new episode, the season’s sixth episode, this Sunday, November 10th, 8pm on FOX (at the same time on City TV in Canada)….“Marge the Lumberjill”!

So what do The Simpsons have in store for us this week?

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Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 26 – Reducing Fractions

Morning Mathematical Monsters & Maniacs!

(Today’s post is sponsored by the letter “M”)

 

Hi, I’m Super Safi and you may remember me from such stats and strategy posts as Kwik-E-Mart Farming and the advanced losing-to-win Superheroes battle strategy.

Over the past 600+ episodes, The Simpsons has taken us on an amazing mathematical journey involving fractions, probability, Fermat’s last theorem, and hundreds of other aspects from the wonderful world off mathematics.

And what better way to start your week, then by discussing math Monday morning?

This week we look at Bart’s homework on reducing fractions to irreducible fractions. I know this will split you readers into either Barts or Lisas from Postcards From the Wedge (Season 21, E14), as they so eloquently discussed fractions:

Bart:  “I would end all life on this planet just to get out of doing fractions.
Lisa:  “Fractions aren’t that hard. You just have to have a common denominator.  For example, one-half plus one-third equals three-…
Bart:  “End. all. life. on. this. planet!” [makes explosion sound]
Lisa:  “You’ll need to know fractions to make that explosion!

So let’s find out if you’re a Bart or a Lisa.

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Episode Reminder: Gorillas on the Mast (Season 31, Episode 5)

Tidings Terrific Television Tune-in’ers!

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Were you excited to see The Simpsons Halloween episode two weeks ago? Did you enjoy the episode? How did it fare for a THOH episode? Were you upset there was no new episode last week? Can’t wait for another new Simpsons episode? Well you won’t have to wait too long for the next such episode as The Simpsons is back this Sunday, with an all new episode! Woohoo!

So here’s your official TSTO Addicts reminder…all new episode, the season’s fifth episode, this Sunday, November 3rd, 8pm on FOX (at the same time on City TV in Canada)….“Gorillas on the Mast”!

So what do The Simpsons have in store for us this week?

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Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 25 – Hyperbolic Paraboloid

Morning Mathematical Monsters & Maniacs!

(Today’s post is sponsored by the letter “M”)

 

Hi, I’m Super Safi and you may remember me from such stats and strategy posts as Kwik-E-Mart Farming and the advanced losing-to-win Superheroes battle strategy.

Over the past 600+ episodes, The Simpsons has taken us on an amazing mathematical journey involving fractions, probability, Fermat’s last theorem, and hundreds of other aspects from the wonderful world off mathematics.

And what better way to start your week, then by discussing math Monday morning?

Happy Halloween! With the THOH episode behind us and the Halloween event underway, this week we take a look at a concept that has made a couple appearances in the legendary THOH episodes.

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Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 24 – 666

Morning Mathematical Monsters & Maniacs!

(Today’s post is sponsored by the letter “M”)

 

Hi, I’m Super Safi and you may remember me from such stats and strategy posts as Kwik-E-Mart Farming and the advanced losing-to-win Superheroes battle strategy.

Over the past 600+ episodes, The Simpsons has taken us on an amazing mathematical journey involving fractions, probability, Fermat’s last theorem, and hundreds of other aspects from the wonderful world off mathematics.

And what better way to start your week, then by discussing math Monday morning?

In honour of last nights 666th episode, THOH XXX, we will look at some of the properties of 666.

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Episode Reminder: Treehouse of Horror XXX (Season 31, Episode 4)

Tidings Terrific Television Tune-in’ers!

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Trick or treat!

Were you excited to see The Simpsons return with another new episode last week? Did you enjoy the episode? How did it fare for a mystery-esque episode? Did you enjoy the opening couch gag? Can’t wait for another new Simpsons episode? Well you won’t have to wait too long for the next such episode as The Simpsons is back this Sunday, with an all new episode! Woohoo!

So here’s your official TSTO Addicts reminder…all new episode, the season’s fourth episode, this Sunday, October 20th, 8pm on FOX (at the same time on City TV in Canada)….the much anticipated 666th episode that ties into our current Halloween event that just hit our games…“Treehouse of Horror XXX”!

So what do The Simpsons have in store for us this week?

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Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 23 – Smith Numbers

Morning Mathematical Monsters & Maniacs!

(Today’s post is sponsored by the letter “M”)

 

Hi, I’m Super Safi and you may remember me from such stats and strategy posts as Kwik-E-Mart Farming and the advanced losing-to-win Superheroes battle strategy.

Over the past 600+ episodes, The Simpsons has taken us on an amazing mathematical journey involving fractions, probability, Fermat’s last theorem, and hundreds of other aspects from the wonderful world off mathematics.

And what better way to start your week, then by discussing math Monday morning?

In honour of Canadian Thanksgiving on Monday October 14th, we go back to the first Thanksgiving episode of The Simpsons and look at Smith numbers.

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Episode Reminder: The Fat Blue Line (Season 31, Episode 3)

Tidings Terrific Television Tune-in’ers!

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Were you excited to see The Simpsons return for a new season last week? Did you enjoy the episode? How did it fare for a follow up to the season premiere? Did you enjoy the opening couch gag? Can’t wait for another new Simpsons episode? Well you won’t have to wait too long for the next such episode as The Simpsons is back this Sunday, with an all new episode! Woohoo!

So here’s your official TSTO Addicts reminder…all new episode, the season’s third episode, this Sunday, October 13th, 8pm on FOX (at the same time on City TV in Canada)….“The Fat Blue Line”!

So what do The Simpsons have in store for us this week?

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Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 22 – Seventh Heaven

Morning Mathematical Monsters & Maniacs!

(Today’s post is sponsored by the letter “M”)

 

Hi, I’m Super Safi and you may remember me from such stats and strategy posts as Kwik-E-Mart Farming and the advanced losing-to-win Superheroes battle strategy.

Over the past 600+ episodes, The Simpsons has taken us on an amazing mathematical journey involving fractions, probability, Fermat’s last theorem, and hundreds of other aspects from the wonderful world off mathematics.

And what better way to start your week, then by discussing math Monday morning?

What better way to start the week of the 7th by looking at the number 7. Consider yourself in seventh heaven as we look at lucky number seven in this seventh year itch of the game (and don’t forget to come back as this post is available 24/seven).

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