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Splash at Northwestern: Spring Splash May 27th, 2023!


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JOHN B. STROUD, ESP Teacher




College: Northwestern University

Major: Kellogg 2Y MBA

Year of Graduation: G

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Past Classes

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M509: Hilbert's Hotel and Comparing Infinities (plus some weird properties of large prime numbers) in Splash 2020 Fall (Online) (Nov. 14, 2020)
Did you know that some values of infinity are bigger than others? We will use David Hilbert's illustration of an infinitely large hotel to discuss how to think about unbounded numbers. Time permitting, we will then pivot to discussing very large prime numbers and some of their unusual properties.