Category: linear algebra

Have you guys heard of Meghan Trainor’s song a…

Have you guys heard of Meghan Trainor’s song about vector spaces, ‘All About That Basis’?

And now I’ll erase the scratch in this p…

And now I’ll erase the scratch in this proof so you don’t know that I don’t know what I’m doing.

Have the common decency to put your vectors in…

Have the common decency to put your vectors in a column.

And this follows from… Oh for fuck’s sake! It’…

And this follows from… Oh for fuck’s sake! It’s the identity or something.

Linear algebra is like an onion. And not becau…

Linear algebra is like an onion. And not because it makes you cry.

I know you didn’t have any calculus classes ye…

I know you didn’t have any calculus classes yet, but I’m sure you can see this is the derivative function. I bet you remember this from primary school.

Their agony is at least equal to yours.

Their agony is at least equal to yours.

You’re going to multiply many matrices. At lea…

You’re going to multiply many matrices. At least 78.

Six times seven is what, eighty two?

Six times seven is what, eighty two?

If you do enough math, you basically have to l…

If you do enough math, you basically have to learn the entire Greek alphabet. On rare occasions, the Hebrew alphabet.