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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 9, Number 4
The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 9, Number 4 begins with an interview with Oberlin’s Andrew and Pauline Delaney Professor of Mathematics Susan Jane Colley, although as has … Continue reading
Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 9, Number 3
The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 9, Number 3 begins with the concluding half of an interview with French mathematician Alice Guionnet. Prof. Guionnet is a professor of mathematics … Continue reading
Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 9, Number 2
The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 9, Number 2 begins with the first half of an interview with French mathematician Alice Guionnet. Prof. Guionnet is a professor of … Continue reading
Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 8, Number 6
The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. The object on the cover of Volume 8, Number 6 is called the Chebyshev Lollipop. It is based directly on an idea … Continue reading
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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