Mathematicians Of The Day

24th April

On this day in 1949 Colombia issued a 4 Colombian centavo commemorative stamp in honour of Julio Garavito.

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Quotation of the day

From Henry Ernest Dudeney
A good puzzle should demand the exercise of our best wit and ingenuity, and although a knowledge of mathematics and of logic are often of great service in the solution of these things, yet it sometimes happens that a kind of natural cunning and sagacity is of considerable value.