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Origamiinspired Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem
While working with math teachers Richard Chang and Randi Currier of the Buckingham Browne & Nichols Middle School to come up with problems that use polynomials and rational expressions, we stumbled upon an origamiinspired proof of the Pythagorean theorem that I’d like to … Continue reading
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Tagged geometry, origami, Pythagorean theorem, rational expressions
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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 8, Number 5
The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 8, Number 5 of the Bulletin kicks off with an interview of Ivana Alexandrova. Ivana is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at … Continue reading
Conceptual Solution to 2008 AIME I, Problem 14
Here’s a solution to problem 14 on the 2008 AIME I contest that attempts to avoid computation as much as possible. Sometimes, it’s an amusing exercise to try to solve a contest problem entirely in your head. Doing so often forces … Continue reading
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Tagged AIME, circles, ellipse, geometry, optimization, tangent
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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 8, Number 4
The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 8, Number 4 of the Bulletin kicks off with the concluding half of our 2part interview with Hamilton College Assistant Professor of Mathematics … Continue reading
Snowball Problems Melted
The snow from the record setting snowfalls in Boston are pretty much gone, so here are solutions to the two snowball problems from the February. Solution to Snowball Problem #1. We claim that every point in space on the side … Continue reading
Girl Scouts STEM Expo crossword raffle
(Added April 5, 2015: This raffle is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to Monica G. who won the member draw and Danielle D. who won the general draw!) Last Sunday, Girls’ Angle hosted a booth at the … Continue reading
Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 8, Number 3
The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 8, Number 3 of the Bulletin kicks off with the first part of a 2part interview with Hamilton College Assistant Professor … Continue reading
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