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Cubes in onepoint perspective
This post is a reply to Jamie’s comment on Drawn to Math: Would anyone know how to construct a cube in one point perspective? This is an excellent question because it isolates an important, simplified situation that enables one to study key aspects of … Continue reading
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Tagged cubes, geometry, onepoint perspective, perspective drawing, similarity
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Inspirations
The Girls’ Angle Support Network is a crucial component of Girls’ Angle’s math educational strategy. The Support Network consists of professional women who use math in their work in some vital way and have agreed to visit the club to … Continue reading
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Tagged breast cancer, decision science, Elissa Ozanne, Girls' Angle, video
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Math and MEMS: More Exponentials
Yesterday, Allyson Hartzell, the Director of Failure Analysis, Test, and Reliability at Pixtronix, Inc., visited Girls’ Angle to tell us about how she uses math in her work. She works with Microelectricomechanical Systems, or MEMS. MEMS are tiny machines. They … Continue reading