Mathematics

Here is a list of Basic Concept posts in Mathematics.

Recently Added: Fractals by Karmen at Chaotic Utopia; Innumeracy by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Statistics

Normal Distribution by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Mean, Median and Mode by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Standard Deviation by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Margin of Error by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Correlation (and Causation, and Random Variables) by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Percentage and percentage points by Kristjan Wager at Pro-Science

Statistics Primer, Part 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 by Echidne of the Snakes

[Unfortunately, each post does not open in a separate window, but the whole thing is accessible from here]

General Mathematics

Multidimensional Numbers by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Vectors by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Algebra, by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Calculus by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Limits by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Recursion by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Turing Machine by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

The Halting Problem by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Real Numbers by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Algorithm by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Discrete versus Continuous [Mathematics] by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Infinity and Infinite Sums by Jason Rosenhouse at EvolutionBlog

Numbers by Jason Rosenhouse at EvolutionBlog

Metric System by Jim at Chimpanzee Refuge

Modular Arithmetic by Alon Levy at Abstract Nonsense

Theories, Theorems, Lemmas and Corollaries by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Innumeracy by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math

Fractals by Karmen at Chaotic Utopia

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