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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 13, Number 3

The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. We open with the first half of an interview with Draper Labs mathematician Erin Compaan. Dr. Compaan received her doctoral degree in … Continue reading

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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 9, Number 6

The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 9, Number 6 begins with an interview with Northeastern University’s Associate Professor of Mathematics Ana-Maria Castravet. As has been our practice, we … Continue reading

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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 9, Number 5

The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 9, Number 5 kicks off with an interview with the ADVANCE Professor of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, Dana Randall. Prof. … Continue reading

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Cubes in one-point perspective

This post is a reply to Jamie’s comment on Drawn to Math: Would anyone know how to construct a cube in one point perspective? This is an excellent question because it isolates an important, simplified situation that enables one to study key aspects of … Continue reading

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Do you believe this?

Here’s a triangle: I’ll use the vertex labels to also denote the corresponding angle measures. Take the sines of all 3 angles in the triangle: , , and . Would you believe it if I told you that these three … 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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The Number Plane

If you’ve got an adventurous spirit and are happy not knowing where things may be going, I suggest skipping the blue paragraph and going straight to The Number Line. We present a geometric approach to introducing complex numbers. The approach … Continue reading

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