Quotable maths: Rényi

A mathematician is a machine for turning coffee into theorems - Alfred Rényi


Colin is a Weymouth maths tutor, author of several Maths For Dummies books and A-level maths guides. He started Flying Colours Maths in 2008. He lives with an espresso pot and nothing to prove.


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Where do you teach?

I teach in my home in Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth.

It's a 15-minute walk from Weymouth station, and it's on bus routes 3, 8 and X53. On-road parking is available nearby.

On twitter

  • “I loved the fist-pump right into Tsonga’s face…” That’s not a fist-pump, Jeff. That’s a punch.

  • Radio 5 Sports Extra is making a feature of what people are having for their dinner. They’re trying to make Twitter obsolete!

  • I’m not MEANT to be playing with @desmos, but I made this: www.desmos.com/calculator/w9x4… (cc )

  • Uh… looks like Mr Crankypants is in the house this morning. Maybe I should turn off the twitters before I see something from BT.

  • Well, that’s my blog post for the day sorted. *cranks up the don’t-believe-it-o-meter*