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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 10, Number 3

The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 10, Number 3 opens with an interview with Sommer Gentry, professor of mathematics at the US Naval Academy. Prof. Gentry invented a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2017!

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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 10, Number 2

The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 10, Number 2 opens with an interview with Doris Schattschneider, professor emerita of mathematics at Moravian College. Among many other things, Professor Schattschneider … Continue reading

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Chebyshev Polynomials of the First Kind

This animation illustrates the connection between roots of the Chebyshev polynomials (of the first kind) and the vertices of a regular polygon inscribed in the unit circle centered at the origin. For a still image, see the cover of the … Continue reading

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Potatoes are made of ducks

Recently at the Girls’ Angle Club, we mentioned that from a contradiction, one can prove anything. One of our members, Barry Allen (pseudonym!), challenged us to prove that potatoes are made of ducks given that potatoes are made of wood. So … Continue reading

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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 10, Number 1

The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 10, Number 1 opens with an interview with Dr. Brandy Wiegers, an assistant professor of mathematics at Central Washington University and associate … Continue reading

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Measure Up – A Crossword Puzzle Raffle

(Added October 17, 2016: This raffle is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to Muriel and Tim D. for winning the Measure Up crossword puzzle raffle!) Do you pay attention to the dimensions of objects? If so, … Continue reading

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