February 15, 2018

I’ve been pretty successful selling t-shirts on Amazon these past few months. I normally only sell one, maybe two shirts per order, but one particular order caught my eye. I sold eight of these Euler’s constant t-shirts on January 15th. Cool, easy money. When February 7th rolled around, Wikipedia shared on their Facebook page that it was Euler’s Constant Day.

November 29, 2017

A common topic of conversation is what people would do if they won the lottery. People often dream of winning it big any buying big houses, nice cars, and quitting their jobs. My brothers and I weren’t immune to this topic, however, we often would have another answer as to what to do with lottery winnings: put it in the bank and live off the interest.

November 27, 2017

One of the more interesting and important parts of studying two different sets of data is to see if they are correlated. It might make one wonder if the order of the data matters. In this blog post, I show with three different methods - by an empirical example, by looking at the correlation function, and visually - why the order doesn’t matter so long as each data point is matched to the same datapoint each time.

December 12, 2016

$10,000 a month is$120,000 a year.

October 18, 2016

The City of Dayton is asking is residents and workers for another 0.25% of their income this November. Currently the rate is 2.25% - one of the highest in Ohio - so, if the tax is passed, the rate would climb to 2.5%.

October 7, 2016

I was curious as to the difference between the two methods of snowballing debt. The snowball method, if you're not familiar with it, is often used when you have multiple debts. You keep paying the same amount each month...

November 27, 2015

A line / spline chart of the average and median ages per death year… This time showing correlation!

November 24, 2015

A line / spline chart of the average and median ages per birth year... Showing no corrolation.

October 2, 2015

An updated table from the previous post plus two more scenerios.

September 29, 2015

Just a table on what the effect of increasing a wage would be. It is assuming that it takes one hour to make one loaf of bread.

September 21, 2015

Say we have a hungry caterpillar that wants to eat a leaf off of a tree. There are ten trees it can choose from. So, as far as we know, the probability of it choosing a specific tree is