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One of the neat things about being an educational blogger is that you get to connect with educators across the country and even the world. This past summer I attended the Teachers Pay Teachers conference in Las Vegas, and I had the extreme pleasure of meeting Greg Coleman, aka Mr. Elementary Math. Naturally, we hit it off, and I knew that collaboration would be in our future. Tonight, I present my very first guest post, written by Greg.
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Earlier this week I wrote about a really neat paper by one of the 2014 Fields Medalists Manjul Bhargava. My original post is here: Fibonacci Factorials and Bhargava’s fascinating paper is here: The Factorial Function and Generlizations I was thinking … Continue reading →

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This post is a revision of the part of the abmath article on alphabets concerning the fraktur typeface, followed by some corrections and remarks. Fraktur In some math subjects, a font tamily (typeface) called fraktur, formerly used for writing German, Norwegian, and some other languages, is used to name math objects. The table below shows […]

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A short entry for tonight. Moving on to another Common Core Algebra standard brings me to N-RN.3, which reads Explain why the sum or product of two rational numbers is rational; that the sum of a rational number and an irrational number is irrational; and that the product of a nonzero rational number and an irrational number is irrational. The key word here is "explain". Before we do that, let's establish that the rest of the standard is true: if you add two rational numbers, you will get an
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via I have done some things differently this year in AP Stats that have paid off tremendously. I realized it today when I put up a Barron’s flashcard as a warmup and although almost everyone got it wrong, everyone in the entire class could describe the graphs correctly. The words; uniform, symmetric, bimodal, unimodal, skewed […]

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