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Famous Equations

17 equations that changed the world

Famous Equations thanks to Ian Stewart

1. Pythagoras’s Theorem
2. Logarithms
3. Calculus
4. Law of Gravity
5. The Square Root of Minus One
6. Euler’s Formula for Polyhedra
7. Normal Distribution
8. Wave Equation
9. Fourier Transorm
10. Navier-Stokes Equation
11. Maxwell’s Equation
12. Second Law of Thermodynamics
13. Relativity
14. Schrodinger’s Equation
15. Information Theory
16. Chaos Theory
17. Black-Scholes Equation

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Everything is physics and math. - Katherine Johnson

College is a refuge from hasty judgment. - Robert Frost

I go to school the youth to learn the future. - Robert Frost

I graduated first in my class from alibi school. - Jeffrey McDaniel

Mathematics knows no races or geographic boundaries. - David Hilbert

I've won at every level, except college and pro. - Shaquille O'Neal

I am an expert in Higher Level Math: You + God = Enough - Zig Ziglar

A college education shows a man how little other people know. - T.C. Hailburton

Math is like love - a simple idea but it can get complicated. - R. Drabek

In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra. - Fran Lebowitz

"Obvious" is the most dangerous word in mathematics. - Eric T. Bell

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics. - Francis Bacon

Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. - Edmund Burke

I am a great fan of science, but I cannot do a quadratic equation. - Terry Pratchett

College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage. - George Gobel

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. - John von Neumann

Mathematics consists of proving the most obvious thing in the least obvious way. - George Polya

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. - Frank Capra

If you took love out of the equation, I wouldn't know what else to write about. - Nick Cave

In one equation you can solve all the puzzles of life. It is the equation of giving. - Amit Ray

When I was in high school, I earned the pimple award and every other gross-out award. - Jack Nicholson

When I got outta High School I was driving a truck. I was just a poor boy from Memphis. - Elvis Presley

Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper. - David Hilbert

If everybody in the world dropped out of school, we would have a much more intelligent society. - Jaden Smith

I do not think there is any silver bullet to solving the technology side of the security equation. - John W. Thompson

If I feel unhappy, I do mathematics to become happy. If I am happy, I do mathematics to keep happy. - Alfred Renyi

Learning by doing, peer-to-peer teaching, and computer simulation are all part of the same equation. - Nicholas Negroponte

Stand firm in your refusal to remain conscious during algebra. In real life there is no such thing as algebra. - Fran Lebowitz

I played basketball in high school, and I love watching sports - I'll watch everything except maybe hockey. - Andy Roddick

Mathematics is the only science where one never knows what one is talking about nor whether what is said is true. - Bertrand Russell

The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything. - Robert Frost

In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist. Looking back, I realize I was only half right. - Jack Nicholson

Mathematics is indeed dangerous in that it absorbs students to such a degree that it dulls their senses to everything else. - Prinz zu Hohlenlohe-Ingelfingen Kraft

Understand the key factors in the math behind viral marketing, and use those to figure out what it takes to get viral growth. - David Skok

Doctors are saying that each piece of bacon you eat takes 9 minutes off of your life. Based on that math, I should have died in 1732. - Unknown

Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform. - Bertrand Russell

My son really has the spirit of Valentine's Day. When he was in college, he used to send his mother a heart-shaped box of laundry. - Milton Berle

When I finished school, I took one of those career-aptitude tests, and based on my verbal ability score, they suggested I become a mime. - Tim Cavanagh

I was thrown out of college during my freshman year, for cheating on my metaphysics final - I looked within the soul of the boy sitting next to me. - Woody Allen

If it's green, it's biology. If it stinks, it's chemistry. If it has numbers, it's math. If it doesn't work, it's technology. - Unknown


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