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SciFi/Fantasy – May 18

Persian poet Omar Khayyam, born this date in 1048, wrote that “whoever thinks algebra is a trick in obtaining unknowns has thought it in vain.”

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist’s reaction to a mathematical challenge reveals the role math plays in the dominant culture of the world you’ve created.

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