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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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“Parabolas of Apollonius?” Spoiler

This is an answer to the question posed in Parabolas of Apollonius? which was inspired by Maria Monk’s blogpost on the Circles of Apollonius.

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Parabolas of Apollonius?

This question is inspired by Maria Monks’ blog post on the Circles of Apollonius. Pictured above are some parabolas from two families of parabolas. The Blue Family is given by the parabolas , for . The Red Family is given … Continue reading

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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 4, Number 6

The latest issue of the Bulletin is now available.  The Girls’ Angle Bulletin has faithfully come out at the end of every even-numbered month for four full years!  That’s over 700 pages of math. The cover illustrates the fact that … Continue reading

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Circles, Squares, and Parabolas

If you take two circles, you can position them before your right eye in such a way that one will perfectly overlap the other. In other words, a circle is geometrically similar to all other circles. The same is true … Continue reading

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