Thursday, May 21, 2020

Nerd Humor

The Bible tells us that love of money is the root of all evil. (1-Timothy 6:10)

What does math tell us is the root of evil?


"e" is approximately 2.718282

"V" is the Roman numeral for "5"

"i" is the square-root of -1

"L" is the Roman numeral for "50"

I cheated and used an on-line calculator to find the square root of -52.28171817-i

That suggests that you can avoid the square root of evil if you avoid the neighborhood around 0.069147-7.23094i

Sadly, the answer is neither simple nor rational.

An approximation for the third root of evil


  1. Replies
    1. The proves you are one of the cool kids. A nerd would mistake the hyphens for minus signs and attempt to solve it.

  2. I thing that you're imagining (at least some) things.