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Math Intuition Test

After you make your intuitive guess, compute to find out the truth!

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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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