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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 14, Number 5
The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 14, Number 5 begins with an interview with Petronela Radu, Olson Professor of Mathematics and Undergraduate Chair at the University of … Continue reading
Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 14, Number 1
The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. We open Volume 14 with the first half of a twopart interview with Williams College Associate Professor of Mathematics Pamela E. Harris. … Continue reading
Posted in applied math, math, Math Education
Tagged combinatorics, crafts, Deanna Needell, icosahedron, Lathisms.org, logic, Lyme disease, modeling, number search, Pamela E. Harris, primes, squares, switch problems, water
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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 13, Number 4
The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. We open with the concluding half of our interview with Draper Labs mathematician Erin Compaan. Dr. Compaan received her doctoral degree in … Continue reading
Posted in applied math, math, Math Education
Tagged Ana Chrysa Maravelias, Antonella Catanzaro, Bradford Kimball, COVID19, Darius Sinha, Deanna Needell, Erin Compaan, geometry, Henry Kirk, Jaemin Feldman, LCM, Mikayla Higgins, Multidecker openface meat sandwich, Noam Elkies, Optimal paths, Traveling salesman, zigzags, zigzags theorem
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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
Posted in applied math, math, Math Education
Tagged chromatic number, circadian rhythms, cosine, Deanna Needell, Erdős, graphs, Jade Buckwalter, Laura Pierson, Martina Maximovich, matching, Matthew de CourcyIreland, Milena Harned, Miriam Rittenberg, ordinals, paper folding, permutations, sine, Tanya Leise, wavelets, Whitney Souery
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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
Posted in applied math, math
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