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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 5, Number 1
The latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin has just been posted.
Posted in math, Math Education
Tagged Girls' Angle Bulletin, math magazine, Sophie Morel, winding number
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Puzzle of Fortune!
Recently, both Hewlett Packard and IBM named women as their Chief Executive Officers. To celebrate, here’s a puzzle for you. All I’ll say is that the puzzle was designed this past summer. (Part of the puzzle is to figure out … Continue reading
Being Receptive A Quadratic Example
A few days ago, I presented some students with this problem from the 2003 AMC 10A (problem #5): Let and denote the solutions of . What is the value of ?
Posted in Contest Math, math
Tagged algebra, AMC 10, quadratic, roots, Vieta's formulas
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Dreamin’ ’bout Math
I sometimes get science educator envy. I watch them convey ideas with hatching chickadees, snapping plants, fiery explosions, counterintuitive gyroscopic dances, colorchanging liquids, erupting volcanoes, whirling water spouts, sizzling arcs, glistening gems,
A Problem For Circle Lovers
Here’s a math problem for anyone who loves circles.
Logic at the 2011 Girls’ Angle Chocolate Soiree
Tonight was the 4th annual Girls’ Angle Chocolate Soiree. Many thanks to the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at MIT for allowing us to use their beautiful ninth floor space to host the event. In addition to the chocolate … Continue reading
Professor Gowers’s Blog – Mathematicians on Math
Timothy Gowers, the mathematician who compiled the incredible Princeton Companion to Mathematics, has begun a series of blog posts directed toward students who aspire to become mathematicians. It’s really quite amazing!