How to win Deal Or No Deal

How to win Deal Or No Deal

Have you ever wondered whether there is a winning strategy when playing Deal Or No Deal? The game show might seem like a game of chance, as you choose a suitcase at random and are betting against a banker. However, the opposite is true: you can play according to a...

The moving sofa problem

The moving sofa problem

Mathematics is undeniably beautiful in a certain way, providing us answers to many of life’s complex issues. It finds itself in all aspects of society, and has played a major role for thousands of years. However, despite our deep understanding, there are still many...

Dunning-Kruger Effect

Dunning-Kruger Effect

How intelligent do you think you are? Can you accurately predict your own skill level or judge the intelligence of your ideas? In 1999, David Dunning and Justin Kruger, two social psychologists, discovered that people are exceptionally poor judges of their abilities,...

The Four-Color Theorem

The Four-Color Theorem

The Four-Color Theorem is a theorem that has its roots in graph theory. The theorem states that any planar graph can be colored properly with four colors. Here properly colored means that no two vertices of the graph that are connected are colored using the same...

VESTING Candidate Board 2023-2024

VESTING Candidate Board 2023-2024

Yesterday, the VESTING Board 2023-2024 was announced. Today, they will introduce themselves in this article, so you can learn a little bit more about them! Chairman Dear VESTING Members! My name is Lucas Peek and I will be the Chairman of the 34th VESTING...

Reaching the Unreachable

Reaching the Unreachable

Have you ever felt like giving up? Wanting to quit something because it seems impossible to reach your goal (for example passing Difference- and Differential Equations)? Of course you have, but don’t give up too fast! Sometimes, it is possible to succeed in what...

Van Gogh – not just a painter

Van Gogh – not just a painter

Van Gogh is undoubtedly one of the most famous painters of all time, but perhaps it’s time to consider him a mathematician. Starry Night is one of Van Gogh’s most renowned paintings, depicting just that: a starry night. With a bright moon on the right, and Venus in...