#math trivia for #August21: Baseball player has batting average of #233 in a typical seven-game series. How many hits did the player have? — Burt Kaliski Jr. (@modulomathy) August 22, 2013 Clearly, if the baseball player had exactly 1000 at-bats, he or she could achieve a batting average of exactly .233 with exactly 233 hits. … Continue reading

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## #math trivia #232 solution

#math trivia for #August20: Fill in the blanks with operators (+ – * / ^) and digits (0-9) to complete the equation: #232 = 2_3_2_ — Burt Kaliski Jr. (@modulomathy) August 21, 2013 There are at least three answers: 232 = 2^3*29 (i.e., 8*29, where 2^3 is two cubed, or 8) 232 = 203+29 232 … Continue reading

## #math trivia #231 solution

#math trivia for #August19: #231 is the fourth day-number consisting of the digits 1, 2 and 3, and the only one with which prime factor? — Burt Kaliski Jr. (@modulomathy) August 19, 2013 There are six day-numbers consisting of the digits 1, 2, and 3, and they have the following factorizations: 123 = 3 * … Continue reading