Mathematical Curiosities in Futurama

18 11 2007


Mathematical (and Physical) Curiosities

Fry’s defrosting
What day is it today?
Rather a “dull” number
Billionary interest…

Here’s an example:
Related serial numbers

The serial numbers of Bender and Flexo (see “2ACV06 – The Lesser of Two Evils”), can be expressed as the sum of two cubes:
Flexo: 3370318 = 1193 + 1193
Bender: 2716057 = 9523 + (-951)3
Moreover, this decomposition is unique.

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