# Tag Archives: Math Mayhem

## Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 34 – e (Euler’s number)

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?

This week we look at the constant e, also known as Euler’s number.

## Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 33 – Statistics (Probabilities, Odds, Permutations, and Combinations)

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?

This week we continue our discussion of the lottery from last week while looking at probability, odds, permutations, and combinations.

## Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 32 – Venn Diagrams and Basic Operations

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 go back to an episode of The Simpsons that aired twenty years ago this week on December 19th 1999 and brought Venn diagrams into The Simpsons.

## Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 31 – Paycheck Math

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?

Are you getting your final paychecks of the year? Have you ever looked at paycheck in detail? You ever use your weekly paycheck to calculate your annual salary or hourly wage? This week we take a look at our favourite patriarchs paycheck to calculate his hourly wage and annual salary.

## Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 30 – Imperial Units for Weight

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 go back to an episode of The Simpsons from 26 years ago and look at the Imperial Units for mass.

## Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 29 – Imperial Units for Lengths

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 go back to an episode of The Simpsons from 20 years ago and look at the Imperial Units for lengths.

## Super Safi’s Monday Morning Math Mayhem 28 – Factorials

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 The Simpsons episode, we take a look at one of my favourite aspects of mathematics, factorials.

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

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?

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.

## 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.

## 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.