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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 12, Number 1

The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Through the years, Dr. Kristin Lauter and Microsoft Research have been major financial supporters of Girls’ Angle, especially, our Math Collaboration initiative. … Continue reading

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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 11, Number 5

The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. This issues’ interview is with Duke University Assistant Research Professor Heekyoung Hahn. Prof. Hahn had a remarkable journey from a rural farm … Continue reading

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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 11, Number 4

The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Betsy Stovall, assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, kicks off Volume 11, Number 4 with a wonderful interview. Her … Continue reading

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Conceptual Solution to 2008 AIME I, Problem 14

Here’s a solution to problem 14 on the 2008 AIME I contest that attempts to avoid computation as much as possible. Sometimes, it’s an amusing exercise to try to solve a contest problem entirely in your head. Doing so often forces … Continue reading

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Why is the area under one hump of a sine curve exactly 2?

I was talking with a student recently who told me that he always found the fact that amazing. “How is it that the area under one hump of the sine curve comes out exactly 2?” He asked me if there is … Continue reading

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Use Your Mind to Save Yourself Time

I’m looking forward to Games Night at the Math Prize for Girls coming up this weekend. I’ve been working with the author of “Mess or Math?” to create a really fun math activity and I hope many of you who … Continue reading

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A Problem For Circle Lovers

Here’s a math problem for anyone who loves circles.

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