Mike Spivey
I am a mathematics professor at the University of Puget Sound. My background is operations research, and I tend to like problems at the intersection of combinatorics, probability, and optimization.
 Tacoma, Washington, USA
 math.pugetsound.edu/~mspivey
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 115Why is $1^{\infty}$ considered to be an indeterminate form
 75Proving an alternating Euler sum: $\sum_{k=1}^{\infty} \frac{(1)^{k+1} H_k}{k} = \frac{1}{2} \zeta(2)  \frac{1}{2} \log^2 2$
 69Ways to evaluate $\int \sec \theta \, \mathrm d \theta$
 67Anecdotes about famous mathematicians or physicists
 56Combinatorial proof that $\sum \limits_{k=0}^n \binom{2k}{k} \binom{2n2k}{nk} (1)^k = 2^n \binom{n}{n/2}$ when $n$ is even
 56Nice proofs of $\zeta(4) = \pi^4/90$?
 49Proof that $\sum\limits_{k=1}^nk^2 = \frac{n(n+1)(2n+1)}{6}$?
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