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This is indeed a GRE Math question that even high school students can solve! Q2) Which of the following is an equation of the line tangent to the graph at ? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Solution: Firstly, at , … Continue reading →
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כמו שזה נראה, הבלוג שלי גוייס על ידי במין צו 8 לעיסוק בבחירות 2015 ולקריאה לשינוי פוליטי בישראל האביב כמעט כאן זה שירו הנהדר של דוד גרוסמן קצר פה כל כך האביב שהולחן על ידי יהודה פוליקר שגם מבצע אותו. השיר … Continue reading →
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Drawing a regular pentagon or hexagon may take some tricky work with a protractor, but Rob shows that you can make them simply by knotting streamers in the right way.
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A large number of people have sent me articles on the “test ban” of statistical hypotheses tests and confidence intervals at a journal called Basic and Applied Social Psychology (BASP)[i]. Enough. One person suggested that since it came so close to my recent “Task force post, that I either had advance knowledge or some kind of […]
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(Click on the comic if you can't see the full image.) (C)Copyright 2015, C. Burke.Some teachers really go off on tangents. This is another one that's been sitting in the joke idea box for longer than I can remember, but I never get around to doing. (Or maybe I just don't check that joke idea box often enough ... and there are several places where I write these things down, unfortunately.)
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Unit 1: Characteristics of FunctionsPage 7 This foldable came from Kathryn Belmonte and you can see the pictures of each flap below.Page 8 After learning the difference between a function and relation, students do this sorting activity and justify what makes it "not" a function. This sort came from Mrs. H.Page 9 This notation foldable came from my friend Brooke Seals.Page 10 This was a worksheet that I turned into an INB sorting activity. First they had to write in the different forms given […]
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From the first time I saw Diane Zike's book on foldables I have embraced them as a teaching tool, and have used them successfully in my class. Over the years I have found that they are a great way to organize material, are easy to transport, and can be fun to create. Here is my list of the top ten triangle foldables found on Pinterest.Paper protractor This triangle foldable takes a rectangular shaped paper and creates a protractor. The website has a nice one minute video detailing how to […]
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My younger son and I are in the middle of talking about percents. This morning the topic at hand was questions like – what number is 20% more than 50? It was interesting to me to see the difference in approach that my son had to problems involving integers, fractions, and decimals. It is easy…
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Pour la deuxième année, chaque semaine, un défi du calendrier mathématique...

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Up to 10 scholarships are available for bright and motivated students
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geobunnies:Fi”bunn”acci Sequence  Animated gif version
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The Minimum Circuit Size Problem goes front and center Eric Allender, Bireswar Das, Cody Murray, and Ryan Williams have proved new results about problems in the range between and complete. According to the wide majority view of complexity the range is vast, but it is populated by scant few natural computational problems. Only Factoring, Discrete […]
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Another post from Tap Into Teen Minds. Enjoy!
Access a real world math task with video that has students curious to determine how many mini & regular bears it would take to make a SUPER gummy bear.
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Girls lack selfconfidence in maths and science problems, study finds: Richard Adams:Girls “lack selfconfidence” in their ability to solve mathematics and science problems and achieve worse results than they otherwise would, despite outperforming boys overall, according to an international study of gender equality in schools by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.
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Girls Still Lag Behind Boys at Math, Study Finds: Melissa Korn:Using results from a 2012 assessment given to about a halfmillion 15yearolds around the world, a new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development finds that even though more boys struggled to show basic proficiency in reading, math and science than did girls, boys still ultimately outperformed girls in math. The gap was widest at the top, with highachieving boys scoring significantly higher than the top
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Santa Sindone in Turin.Nobody since Newton has been able to use geometrical methods to the same extent for the like purposes; and as we read the Principia we feel as when we are in an ancient armoury where the weapons are of gigantic size; and as we look at them we marvel what manner of man he was who could use as a weapon what we can scarcely lift as a burden. ~William WhewellThe 65th day of the year; 65 is the smallest hypotenuse of two different primitive Pythagorean triangles (and of two […]