## Tuesday, November 23, 2010

### XKCD by Math Topic

Math Topics

Trigonometry: http://xkcd.com/809/
Negative Numbers: http://xkcd.com/571/
Prime factoring: http://xkcd.com/5/ ; http://xkcd.com/247/
Irrational numbers: http://xkcd.com/10/ ; http://xkcd.com/487/
Poisson Distribution: http://xkcd.com/12/
Fractals: http://xkcd.com/17/ , http://xkcd.com/124/
Fourier Transformations: http://xkcd.com/26/
Self-reference: http://xkcd.com/33/ ; http://xkcd.com/688/
Four-color theorem: http://xkcd.com/52/
Binary: http://xkcd.com/74/ , http://xkcd.com/99/
Pythagorean Theorem and Shortest Distance: http://xkcd.com/85/
Sierpinski triangle: http://xkcd.com/95/ http://xkcd.com/543/
Riemann-Zeta Function: http://xkcd.com/113/
Derivative: http://xkcd.com/128/
Imaginary Numbers: http://xkcd.com/179/ ; http://xkcd.com/410/
Matrix transforms (rotation): http://xkcd.com/184/
Turing Machines: http://xkcd.com/205/
Right-hand rule: http://xkcd.com/199/
Recursion: http://xkcd.com/244/
Logic: http://xkcd.com/246/
Exponents: http://xkcd.com/271/
Complexity theory: http://xkcd.com/287/ ; http://xkcd.com/399/
Fibonacci Sequence: http://xkcd.com/289/ ; http://xkcd.com/587/
Linear equations: http://xkcd.com/314/
Coordinate plane: http://xkcd.com/388/
Ring integration: http://xkcd.com/415/
Purity of math: http://xkcd.com/435/
Young mathematicians: http://xkcd.com/447/
Incompleteness: http://xkcd.com/468/
Metric system: http://xkcd.com/526/
Statistics: http://xkcd.com/539/ ; http://xkcd.com/552/ ; http://xkcd.com/563/
Erdos Number: http://xkcd.com/599/
Linear relationships: http://xkcd.com/605/
Infinitude of primes: http://xkcd.com/622/
Derivative: http://xkcd.com/626/
Tautology: http://xkcd.com/703/
Principle of explosion: http://xkcd.com/704/ ; http://xkcd.com/816/
Collatz Conjecture: http://xkcd.com/710/
4D: http://xkcd.com/721/
Venn Diagram: http://xkcd.com/747/ (I missed another one earlier) http://xkcd.com/773/

Girls sucking at math: http://xkcd.com/385/ ; http://xkcd.com/775/
Teaching math: http://xkcd.com/263/
Scantron: http://xkcd.com/499/
Homework: http://xkcd.com/519/

[(Normal approach): http://xkcd.com/55/]

Pendulum: http://xkcd.com/755/
Three-body problem: http://xkcd.com/613/
Period/Frequency: http://xkcd.com/594/
Periodic Table: http://xkcd.com/18/
Kepler: http://xkcd.com/21/
Schrodinger and Indeterminacy: http://xkcd.com/45/
Blackbody radiation, Planck's Law: http://xkcd.com/54/
Gravitational mass: http://xkcd.com/89/
Special Relativity: http://xkcd.com/103/ ; http://xkcd.com/265/ ; http://xkcd.com/675/
Centrifugal force: http://xkcd.com/123/
Motion Problems: http://xkcd.com/135/
Angular momentum: http://xkcd.com/162/
String Theory: http://xkcd.com/171/ ; http://xkcd.com/397/
Expanding Gas: http://xkcd.com/200/
The Hamiltonian: http://xkcd.com/230/
Gravity/motion problems: http://xkcd.com/226/
Resonance: http://xkcd.com/228/
Supercolliders: http://xkcd.com/253/
Electromagnetic Spectrum: http://xkcd.com/273/
Tesla coil: http://xkcd.com/298/
Satellite dish: http://xkcd.com/316/
Gyroscopes: http://xkcd.com/332/
Resistors: http://xkcd.com/356/
LHC: http://xkcd.com/401/ ; http://xkcd.com/474/ ; http://xkcd.com/564/ ; http://xkcd.com/637/ ; http://xkcd.com/702/
Phase shift: http://xkcd.com/368/
(Karnaugh map? http://xkcd.com/62/)
Quantum teleportation: http://xkcd.com/465/
Pluto not a planet: http://xkcd.com/473/
Scale: http://xkcd.com/482/
Induced current: http://xkcd.com/509/
Ohm: http://xkcd.com/643/
Electron Orbitals: http://xkcd.com/658/
Frictionless vacuums: http://xkcd.com/669/
Gravity wells: http://xkcd.com/681/
Dimensional analysis: http://xkcd.com/687/
Mars spirit rover: http://xkcd.com/695/
Circuits: http://xkcd.com/730/
Green flash: http://xkcd.com/766/
Exoplanets: http://xkcd.com/786/
Physicists: http://xkcd.com/793/
Lift: http://xkcd.com/803/

Biology--

Genetics: http://xkcd.com/419/
Biologists: http://xkcd.com/520/
Tagging animals/Migration: http://xkcd.com/585/

Science--

Scientific process: http://xkcd.com/683/