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Tag Archives: mental computation
Mental Madness Rules
At the Games Night for the recent Math Prize for Girls event, Gili Rusak and I ran a treasure hunt that aimed to explore the lighter side of math. One of our activities: Mental Madness. It’s a game that can push … Continue reading
Geometric Series to the Rescue!
On a recent road trip, the driver asked me to compute the car’s mileage per gallon. She handed me a little notebook with odometer readings and gasoline gallons at each fillerup. I guess when you run a math club for … Continue reading
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Tagged computation, gas mileage, infinite geometric series, mental computation
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