God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists since its consistency cannot be proved. ~Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylThe 296th day of the year; 296 is the number of partitions of 30 with distinct parts. (Even very young students can enjoy exploring the number of partitions of integers, and the difference in the number when the parts must be distinct. The idea can be explored for very young students with number rods, etc)And just reminded that 1023 is the exponent for a mole, so […]
[The following report on BDA’14 was written by my student Mahdi Zamani] [A more polished version of this report is available HERE] Recently, Mahnush and I attended a workshop on Biological Distributed Algorithms co-located with DISC 2014. The workshop consisted of 20 talks distributed in two days and focused on the relationships between distributed computing […]
Tina Cardone typically blogs at Drawing on Math. She attended the Northwestern Math Conference earlier this month and has recapped her first day and second two days there, including sessions on algebra, algebraic thinking, modeling, problem solving, and engagement.
Math teachers at play #79 blog carnival is up!Go check it out. I found for example these interesting resources:A variation of Sudoku puzzle plus a link to many more. Spider web math art - I want to do this one with my kids.
Dan Anderson commented on my Pentaflake post to observe that the pentaflake can also be created by a random process, sometimes called the Chaos Game. In this game you start with an arbitrary point and dilate it toward a target point that’s randomly chosen from some set of points that you’ve established. You then dilate […]