Category Archives: applied math

Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 12, Number 5

The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. This issue’s interview subject is Tanya Leise, Professor in the Mathematics and Statistics Department of Amherst College.  Tanya uses math to study … Continue reading

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Cubes in one-point 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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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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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

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