# Mathematics Storm

By

**Susam Pal**on 15 May 2011
From Freenode IRC `#math`

channel this morning:

<oops> I have a confusion. the calculation that was giving me 2 bits earlier is not giving me 2 bits now. :( please help. <oops> 4 equally probable symbols: so 4 * (1/4) * log(1 / 1/4), right? <antonfire> yeah math changes sometimes. <antonfire> probably a math storm <antonfire> wait a few minutes and try again <_Ray_> try logging out and back in <oops> so, so 1 * log(4) = 2 <oops> oh it is giving me 2 bits again <mariano|syzygy> hmmm, actually he was not his advisor <oops> thanks, nvm. <sig^> try switching math off and on again <thermoplyae> haha <_Ray_> yeah, it was the router