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Saw this tweet earlier today from Daina Taimina: A direct link to the NYT article is here: 8th grade math questions in the NYT I’m terrible at determining what sorts of questions will be difficult for kids, so I asked my older son (who is going into 6th grade) to talk through them. Here are…

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Here's an idea for getting your math year off to a great start... When I posted about Math Journals & Notebooks, I mentioned that I loved the idea of having children make covers relating math to themselves as Courtney shares at A Middle School Survival Guide. Ideally, I'd begin the lesson by reading aloud a book that relates math to everyday life. (I mention several suggestions here.) When I first considered what might go on a cover, I didn't have a lot of ideas. I just thought about # of […]

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ovdv:
fucking young adult novels make it difficult to look up “divergent series"

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littlelimpstiff14u2:
Wavegrower
Oscillations - Harmony - Unity
I’m Frédéric Vayssouze-Faure, a french guy fascinated by wave phenomenons and the vibrating guitar string harmonics theory,
therefore inspired by periodic motions in general, and by the purest
and smoothest of them in particular : those which
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Frustra fit per plura, quod fieri potest per pauciora.It is vain to do with more what can be done with less.~William of OckhamThe 242nd day of the year; 242 has six divisors...but 243, 244, and 245 also each has six divisors. 242 is the smallest integer to begin a run of four consecutive integers all of which have the same number of divisors. (What is the smallest integer that begins a run of three consecutive integers with an equal number of divisors?) (see bottom of post for spoiler)242 is […]

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2015-08-30 09:07:16

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RT @TruBeautyOfMath: Gödel's incompleteness theorems are some of the most impactful intellectual achievements in history. http://t.co/gizQy…

2015-08-30 09:04:56

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RT @GuyLongworth: Hilbert's second problem. https://t.co/KvtfHEByYB

2015-08-30 09:04:32

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2015-08-30 09:02:33

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machine learning advanced analytics is a word? then optimization advanced #analytics is one, too http://t.co/Hxrm4p8WrD

2015-08-30 08:30:16

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2015-08-30 07:58:35

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