“A mathematician is a machine for turning coffee [and wikipedia articles] into theorems”

[A. Rényi]

In the last couple of weeks (or months, I lost track of space and time!) I tried to prove *something. *

This* “something”* turned out not to be as trivial as I thought it would be and I had to invoke the power of a lot of mathematical concepts. Although I studied math, a lot of things were new to me (or I just forgot them) and I had to (re)learn quite a bit. Of course taking courses or reading books would be too time consuming, so I used Wikipedia as a reference* (Disclaimer: *Do not admit doing that in real life). Continue reading