Math Bite:Proof of an Empirical Observation Made by Amos Oz's Character

By Doron Zeilberger

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(Appeared in Math. Magazine 70 No. 4 (Oct. 1997), 291)

Mathematics has applications not only to science, but to literature and even to love.

I sent a copy to Amos Oz, who replied:

To Doron Zeilberger -Thanks!

From a disappointed lover and failed suitor of mathematics,

Regards, Amos Oz

You can read the original Amos Oz's letter (in Hebrew) here.

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