Search Me

Recent Posts
 Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 7, Number 3
 Intuiting the Chain Rule
 WIM Video: Pick’s Theorem
 Do you believe this?
 Happy New Year!
 Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 7, Number 2
 2013 AIME 2 Problem 10
 Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 7, Number 1
 Uncritical Thinking
 Hidden Math Crossword
 Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 6, Number 6
 Why is the area under one hump of a sine curve exactly 2?
Categories
 applied math (2)
 Contest Math (23)
 gender issues (9)
 math (79)
 Math Education (69)
 Uncategorized (12)
 WIM videos (4)
Archives
 February 2014 (1)
 January 2014 (4)
 December 2013 (1)
 November 2013 (2)
 September 2013 (2)
 August 2013 (1)
 July 2013 (2)
 June 2013 (1)
 May 2013 (1)
 April 2013 (3)
 March 2013 (1)
 February 2013 (2)
 January 2013 (2)
 December 2012 (2)
 November 2012 (2)
 October 2012 (3)
 September 2012 (8)
 August 2012 (10)
 July 2012 (7)
 June 2012 (3)
 May 2012 (3)
 April 2012 (7)
 March 2012 (4)
 February 2012 (3)
 December 2011 (4)
 November 2011 (7)
 October 2011 (11)
 September 2011 (13)
 August 2011 (16)
Everything Math
Aaron Lee AIME angles arctangent area calculus CEO chocolate circles Coach Barb combinatorics complex numbers computation conformal Conic Sections coordinates crossword dates distance divisibility Emily Riehl errors exponentials Fermat's little theorem GaussWilson geometry Girls' Angle Girls' Angle Bulletin girls and math infinite geometric series Jean Pedersen Julia Zimmerman learning linear algebra math math contests Math Doctor Bob mathematicians math event math games math magazine math prize for girls math problems math trivia math videos matrices mental computation optimization origami parabolas perpendicular perspective drawing puzzle Pythagorean theorem Pythagorean triples quadratic Radmila Sazdanovic raffle contest roots science secret messages similarity sine stable marriage algorithm stable marriage problem sumit sums of powers tennis triangles trigonometry USWIM variables Vieta's formulas volume Women's History Month
Tag Archives: parabolas
“Parabolas of Apollonius?” Spoiler
This is an answer to the question posed in Parabolas of Apollonius? which was inspired by Maria Monk’s blogpost on the Circles of Apollonius.
Posted in math
Tagged angles, complex function, complex plane, conformal, geometry, parabolas, perpendicular
Leave a comment
Parabolas of Apollonius?
This question is inspired by Maria Monks’ blog post on the Circles of Apollonius. Pictured above are some parabolas from two families of parabolas. The Blue Family is given by the parabolas , for . The Red Family is given … Continue reading
Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 4, Number 6
The latest issue of the Bulletin is now available. The Girls’ Angle Bulletin has faithfully come out at the end of every evennumbered month for four full years! That’s over 700 pages of math. The cover illustrates the fact that … Continue reading
Posted in math, Math Education
Tagged Girls' Angle Bulletin, math magazine, parabolas, quadratic
Leave a comment
Circles, Squares, and Parabolas
If you take two circles, you can position them before your right eye in such a way that one will perfectly overlap the other. In other words, a circle is geometrically similar to all other circles. The same is true … Continue reading