It’s called the principal of maximum confusion. Mathematicians like to name things such that they provide the most confusion to non-mathematicians.
If anyone asks you to explain something you don’t want to explain, just cite the principal of maximum confusion and it’s lemma “Now, shut up.”
—David C. Kelly, complex analysis professor (via mathprofessorquotes)
Archimedes calculated pi! It’s, uh… 3… 4… 5… 1? I don’t remember.
—Numerical Analysis Professor (via mathprofessorquotes)
Welcome to Crash Course BIG HISTORY in which we tell ALL of history. We begin…with the creation of the universe.