StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)5 Conjectures That Motivated Me To Do A PhD In Number Theory.This article is meant not as a deep dive into each of these conjectures, but more so as a taster for some incredibly fascinating problemsJun 8, 20234Jun 8, 20234

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)Even Lecturers Get Stumped Sometimes- Questions My Students Have Asked Me, Question 9.Two potential solutions to a simple integral left me stumped all because I made a very silly assumption.Apr 20, 20234Apr 20, 20234

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)Questions My Readers Have Asked Me- Question 1.A few months ago, in response to one of my articles, a reader suggested the following interesting problem: Find all integers x>3 and y>0…Apr 13, 20231Apr 13, 20231

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)“Negative Times Negative Is Positive”, But Why?A basic rule we all learn very early in our mathematical education is that “a negative number times/multiplied by a negative number is a…Mar 20, 20235Mar 20, 20235

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)Can you solve this? Question 8. Questions my students have asked.Continuing my series on the interesting questions that students have asked me, in this article we look at a relatively straightforward…Feb 23, 20235Feb 23, 20235

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)A Second Interesting Interview Question- Used By Google.A couple of articles ago, I discussed an interview question a student had been asked that I found interesting.Feb 16, 20236Feb 16, 20236

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)An Alternative Solution To The Golden Integral.Building on my previous article,Feb 10, 20233Feb 10, 20233

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)Can you solve this? Question 7. Questions my students have asked.Continuing my series on the interesting questions my students have asked me, in this article we look at a problem from the 1997 Polish…Feb 3, 20231Feb 3, 20231

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)Math Memes, Post 1. Memeifying Math.For many years, I have been using memes in my lectures. There are two main purposes for this. Firstly, they add a bit of humor to the…Jan 27, 20232Jan 27, 20232

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)Forget The Golden Ratio, Let’s Discuss The Golden Integral!One of the first articles I ever wrote on medium discussed what I had always considered to be my favorite integral, the golden integral is…Jan 21, 20233Jan 21, 20233