### Let’s hear it for Logo (3)

Logo is of course known for its turtle graphics, and such is the appeal that there are now turtle graphics…

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# Category: Computation

### Let’s hear it for Logo (3)

### Let’s hear it for Logo! (2)

### Let’s hear it for Logo!

### Approximating the sum of an infinite series (3)

### Approximating the sum of an infinite series (2)

### Approximating the sum of an infinite series

### Tuning and temperament (5): Meantone and the syntonic comma

### Tuning and Temperament (4): Tempering the cycle of fifths

### Tuning and temperament (3): Just Intonation and Equal Temperament

### Tuning and temperaments

Various things, mostly mathematical

Logo is of course known for its turtle graphics, and such is the appeal that there are now turtle graphics…

Continuing my re-discovery of Logo, I thought I’d try to implement a backtracking solution to finding a Hamiltonian cycle in…

Recently I had the occasion of helping my autistic son with some elementary mathematics. He’s very averse to writing, but…

In the last post I looked at Aitken’s delta-squared process, and showed its applicability to summing some alternating series. But…

Before we begin, some basic definitions. Suppose is a sequence that converges to a limit . We say that the…

I started thing about this as I was preparing some material on the use of Matlab for teaching engineering mathematics…

The Pythagorean comma may be considered as the difference in two ways of tuning 84 semitones: either as 12 fifths,…

We have seen that 12 justly tuned fifths will overshoot 7 octaves, so in order for them to match up,…

We have seen in previous posts on this topic that: The perfect fifth corresponds to a frequency ration of 3/2…

When I was tuning my bass viol the other day, I wondered if I was getting the best out of…