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How to work without an identity element when you clearly need it 25/04/2009 - 00:48 5 years 19 weeks ago
First pretend that a normal subgroup is trivial 18/04/2009 - 02:39 5 years 20 weeks ago
If an argument looks promising but needs a hypothesis, assume the hypothesis for now but try to remove it later 04/05/2009 - 21:41 5 years 20 weeks ago
Numerical integration and differentiation 05/05/2009 - 14:13 5 years 20 weeks ago
Induction front page 02/01/2009 - 01:20 5 years 20 weeks ago
Irrationality and transcendence front page 05/05/2009 - 10:44 5 years 20 weeks ago
Dimensional correctness and scaling 04/05/2009 - 14:11 5 years 20 weeks ago
Use Fourier transforms to calculate derivatives 23/04/2009 - 00:29 5 years 20 weeks ago
Use Occam's razor 04/05/2009 - 17:53 5 years 20 weeks ago
Use basic examples to calibrate exponents 11/02/2009 - 02:14 5 years 20 weeks ago
Modeling 04/05/2009 - 13:54 5 years 20 weeks ago
Algebraic topology front page 22/04/2009 - 05:22 5 years 20 weeks ago
Strengthen your inductive hypothesis 24/04/2009 - 20:20 5 years 20 weeks ago
How to solve problems about finite groups 03/05/2009 - 03:37 5 years 20 weeks ago
To prove facts about finite groups, use induction on the order 19/04/2009 - 15:28 5 years 20 weeks ago
Use the compactness and contradiction method to derive finitary quantitative results from infinitary qualitative ones 02/05/2009 - 19:30 5 years 20 weeks ago
Look at small cases 26/04/2009 - 21:21 5 years 20 weeks ago
To calculate a contour integral, use theorems rather than direct calculation 01/05/2009 - 18:21 5 years 20 weeks ago
How to solve problems about discrete groups 03/05/2009 - 03:39 5 years 20 weeks ago
Fourier transforms front page 22/04/2009 - 09:39 5 years 20 weeks ago
When controlling an oscillatory integral, bump functions and bounded phase corrections are not very important 02/05/2009 - 00:52 5 years 20 weeks ago
How to use the method of stationary phase to control oscillatory integrals 21/04/2009 - 21:40 5 years 20 weeks ago
Estimating integrals 15/04/2009 - 23:35 5 years 20 weeks ago
Methods for bounding oscillatory integrals 23/04/2009 - 17:28 5 years 20 weeks ago
Combinatorics front page 12/12/2008 - 10:52 5 years 20 weeks ago