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As 2015 comes to an end, here are some new year's resolutions for mathematicians.

What are your new year's resolutions? Share them in the comments section.

From Math With Bad Drawings.

As 2015 comes to an end, here are some new year's resolutions for mathematicians.

What are your new year's resolutions? Share them in the comments section.

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TopNewestMy Resolution for this year is to understand the statement " The only resolution I make is to make no resolutions" – Ronak Agarwal · 1 year, 4 months ago

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In my case lesser the no. of resolutions, more the probability of fulfilling them. So I've got just one: \[\text{ Making 2016 an Adventurous Year.}\] – Sandeep Bhardwaj · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Swapnil Das · 1 year, 4 months ago

How would you make this year adventurous?Log in to reply

Along with the above, recording and uploading videos of JEE, higher Maths lectures and all the adventures above at youtube channel or something. – Sandeep Bhardwaj · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Swapnil Das · 1 year, 4 months ago

Great, got a lot inspired.Log in to reply

These were the New year resolutions of GH Hardy:

To prove the Riemann hypothesis,

To make a brilliant play in a crucial cricket match,

To prove the nonexistence of God,

To be the first man atop Mount Everest,

To be proclaimed the first president of the U.S.S.R., Great Britain, and Germany, and

To murder Mussolini.

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– Rohit Udaiwal · 1 year, 4 months ago

Who's Mussolini? And why he wanted to murder him?Log in to reply

– Michael Mendrin · 1 year, 4 months ago

1920s Italian Benito Mussolini, who has recently been reincarnated as Donald TrumpLog in to reply

– Sal Gard · 10 months, 1 week ago

It really is unfortunate that our country's citizens have become people of such blatant ignorance. I do believe it has to do with the education system. Check out Conrad Wolfram's video to see what I mean.Log in to reply

– Michael Mendrin · 10 months, 1 week ago

There's probably a number of reasons why ignorance has become epidemic in America (a recent test says over 20% of Americans believe that the sun goes around Earth), but I think one major driver is the explosion of media, including the internet, so that people become habituated to only a certain few sources that "confirm" their ignorant beliefs, instead of being challenged. As an analogy, because of GPS, people are rapidly losing their natural sense of direction, so that without GPS, they get lost easily.Log in to reply

– Sal Gard · 10 months, 1 week ago

I am completely agreeing with you. With rapid modernization comes the loss of important skills, for example mathematics. I get tired of the media, especially channels that probably became pro-Trump because of bribery and patronage (such as fox news). People continue to believe what Trump says because of horrific internal problems. This somewhat reminds me of how Hitler came to power.Log in to reply

– Michael Mendrin · 10 months, 1 week ago

While we can see strong parallels between the rise of Adolf Hitler and of Donald Trump, the major difference is that Hitler never did try selling a line of steaks while he was the Chancellor. Trump has already openly bragged about using the Oval Office to further his business ventures.Log in to reply

– Sal Gard · 10 months, 1 week ago

Hahahaha. That is quite funny. And quite unfortunate.Log in to reply

@Michael Mendrin Evertime I hear or see a statement from Donald Trump I wonder how he comes up with the things he does. Never ceases to surprise me. How is he even leading the polls ? – Vighnesh Shenoy · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Michael Mendrin · 10 months, 1 week ago

He is leading in the polls because this is America. Where else would we find so many Americans believe that the US Constitution says that there shall be no laws that the Federal Government can impose on Americans?Log in to reply

– Swapnil Das · 1 year, 4 months ago

He was a political leader, no idea why he wanted to do so.Log in to reply

– Sandeep Bhardwaj · 1 year, 4 months ago

It's last in the last. So I guess that Hardy would not have reached to this one. :PLog in to reply

– Rohit Udaiwal · 1 year, 4 months ago

HeheheLog in to reply

1) I will spend a night camping in the Ocala National Forest. I will see a 14 ft. alligator. I will wrestle it and this time there will be no referees to save it.

2) I will encounter Bigfoot. I will pursue it. I will capture it and haul its smelly carcass back to civilization.

3) I will solve a math problem that I have not been able to solve for a long time.

4) I will invent transparent soap and I will deliver it to Agnishom. – Bobbym None · 1 year, 4 months ago

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My new year resolution is to find solutions for \(|x|<0\) – Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Alan Yan · 1 year, 4 months ago

Mine is to proof that \(\sqrt{-1} > 0\).Log in to reply

– Anupam Nayak · 1 year, 4 months ago

Distance is not negative, how are you planning to do this?Log in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 4 months ago

May be I would define a really different number system , where it is possible :PLog in to reply

– Akshay Yadav · 1 year, 4 months ago

How are looking forward to solve this thing?Log in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 4 months ago

By graphing the universe by taking our beloved earth as the origin. But I would require a lot of paper... :3Log in to reply

My Resolutions

1)Work Hard

2) Focus on school

3) Change my status in mathematics from rookie to Semi-Pro (at least)

4) To be a good man

5) Take care of the one I live

6) Be like my elder sister

7) Take up minimum brawls this year. – Lakshya Sinha · 1 year, 4 months ago

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My New Year Resolution 1) Increase my level of Maths 2) Finish basic of Calculus 3) Start Olympiad Mathematics – Tanveen Dhingra · 1 year, 4 months ago

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My new year resolutions:

Qualify NSEA and NSEP 2016.

Learn Single and Multivariable Calculus

Improve my overall mathematical and physics skills.

And over all, contribute more to Brilliant.

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Resolution will never end year by year...it will upto so on until we work on that proper things which we wanna do.Everyone has an its own indulgence to spread the knowledge themselves.i just thinking about present. – Ruturaj Sharbidre · 8 months, 1 week ago

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In triangle, prove that \[2016 > 2015\] – Alan Yan · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Ruturaj Sharbidre · 8 months, 1 week ago

which triangle you want to proveLog in to reply

My resolution For 2016: To do one of the following:

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Loved it :) – Aditya Kumar · 1 year, 4 months ago

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I'll 'sum' up my jobs ASAP \(\ddot\smile\). – Rohit Udaiwal · 1 year, 4 months ago

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