Hey! Welcome to Delta Thoughts, a math blog covering the random intricacies, and just generally interesting and cool things in math (and maybe the occasional other stuff), whether it's practical, or not.

If you have any questions or comments, send me an email at adi [at] mittal [dot] net.

Billiard Balls and Secure Squares
January 9, 2022. The ultimate secret to win at pool and laser tag

Linear Programming and Laudable Polytopes
September 28, 2021. Monopolize the world with mx+b

Treeline Riddles and Triangular Rends
August 14, 2021. A puzzle to test in the forest

Quarantine Quandaries and Variable Vaccines
July 19, 2021. Modelling the past 17 months in 17 minutes

Rotating Regulars and Greedy Grids
July 12, 2021. Why grids love squares so much

Steiner's Porism and Incredible Inversions
June 28, 2021. Time to flip circles inside out

Fruitful Fractions and Delightful Dice
June 17, 2021. A powerful tool to reimagine counting

Metropolis-Hastings and MCMC, Briefly
May 23, 2021. How to guess mathematically

Fixed Points and Fantastic Plots
April 4, 2021. Stability amidst the chaos

Retroreflectors
June 29, 2020. The utility of right angles

Golden Quartics
June 24, 2020. The hidden relationship of quartics and phi

Persuasion is Hard
May 9, 2020. System 1 and System 2 Persuasion Tactics and Their Impacts on Secondary School Absenteeism

(Un)Expected Value
July 13, 2017. Okay, you don't make that much...

To equal NP or to not equal NP. That is the question.
July 9, 2017. I tried...

How fast can I travel? Part 1
July 2, 2017. Answer: Too fast

Trial and Eventual-Success
June 27, 2017. This triangle though...

The Math of Coins
June 26, 2017. Spinning Coins

First Blog Post
June 25, 2017. Hello, world!

Mad Max: Fury Road
September 15, 2020. Yes, the flamethrowing guitar was necessary.