[seqfan] Re: xkcd today
Alonso Del Arte
alonso.delarte at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 01:58:20 CEST 2012
I was a little thrown by the "e/1" part, I would have just written "e." In
any case, the number in the 'cartoon' seems to be irrational, and Eric
Weisstein has very recently added it to the OEIS
Just now, I have selected it as the Sequence of the Day for May 3rd.
On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 7:28 PM, <israel at math.ubc.ca> wrote:
> "Jenny's constant" is a terminating decimal: 867.5309. See
> Robert Israel
> University of British Columbia
> On Apr 26 2012, Alonso Del Arte wrote:
> I hesitate to call it a "cartoon," but it is a very interesting table. In
>> fact, there could be a few sequences suggested by the cartoon that ought
>> be in the OEIS but perhaps are not, like the decimal expansion of Jenny's
>> constant or the continued fraction of the approximation to the square root
>> of 2 in the "pro" tip.
>> On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 12:02 PM, Marc LeBrun <mlb at well.com> wrote:
>> >="Neil Sloane" <njasloane at gmail.com>
>>> > Today's xkcd cartoon http://xkcd.com/1047/ honors OEIS Editor and
>>> > Board Member Robert Munafo
>>> Conversely, searching the OEIS for [xkcd] gets 5 hits (some buried in web
>>> URL links).
>>> Googling the web for [xkcd oeis] (nice search string!<;-) claims "About
>>> 128,000 results". Many sem to refer to forums.xkcd.com, which might be
>>> a good a place to mine for new sequences or apt comments on existing ones...
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