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comment Extracting numbers from LaTeX code in Perl
@perreal I'm running through the second dimension of the array in the outer loop, so that should be the length of that dimension. Perhaps that's not idiomatic, it's been a while since I've used Perl.
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accepted Show that $\mathbb{Z}[\theta]$ (where $\theta = (1 + \sqrt{19}i)/2$) is a principal ideal domain.
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answered Show that $\mathbb{Z}[\theta]$ (where $\theta = (1 + \sqrt{19}i)/2$) is a principal ideal domain.
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revised Show that $\mathbb{Z}[\theta]$ (where $\theta = (1 + \sqrt{19}i)/2$) is a principal ideal domain.
problem partly solved
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comment Calculating the Odds of Victory in Risk
I agree! I wrote a Risk simulation a few years ago, and I believe this was the method I used to calculate winning probabilities in battles.
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comment Show that $\mathbb{Z}[\theta]$ (where $\theta = (1 + \sqrt{19}i)/2$) is a principal ideal domain.
$\pm \theta$ is certainly good enough: as you probably saw, the point of saying $N(2a/b - \theta - m) < 1$ is simply that $N(b)N(2a/b - \theta - m) = N(2a - \theta b - mb) < N(b)$ contradicts $b$'s minimality.
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