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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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Making Pythagorean Triples with Matrix Magic

I learned this method of generating Pythagorean triples in a graduate class at MIT taught by Victor Kac. I’m blogging about it now because I just discussed generating Pythagorean triples with a student (using the method of parametrizing rational points … Continue reading

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An Amusing Determinant

A student and I were playing with determinants recently and we stumbled upon an amusing one. I have a very strong feeling that this must have been stumbled upon many times in the past so we’re making no claim to … Continue reading

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