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April 23, 2014

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3:22 PM | Finding E Maths or A Maths Difficult?
Are you finding Elementary Maths (E Maths) or Additional Maths (A Maths) Difficult? Do not be discouraged if you find E Maths or A Maths difficult. The main reason why you are finding it to be difficult is that it is new. … Continue reading →
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2:52 PM | Hail to the Bard! 450 Years of William Shakespeare
There are plenty of old writers, poets, and playwrights whose works have stood the test of time—pieces that literary gurus still analyze and quote, and call “classics.” But few have remained so prominent that they have been a common household name for over 400 years. This year is the 450th anniversary of his birth. 450 [...]
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2:45 PM | New Books Using Wolfram Technologies
Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha are powerful technologies for deepening students’ and researchers’ understanding of complex topics in math and science. These recently published books incorporate engaging Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha examples and code into texts written for undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers. Composite Materials in Piping Applications: Design, Analysis and Optimization of Subsea and Onshore Pipelines Dimitrios [...]

April 22, 2014

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8:38 PM | Surprise, Surprise: Tangent Circles Produce an Ellipse
This will be the first in an occasional series of posts that offer interactive Web Sketchpad models for drawing conic sections. My interest in conic sections dates back to the mid 1990s, when I authored a conic sections book for … Continue reading →
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5:30 PM | Film „Dimensions“: Kapitel 1
Der animierte Film „Dimensions“ ist ein toller und informativer Film rund um verschiedenste Themen der Mathematik. Der Film wurde 2009 veröffentlicht und ist kostenfrei abrufbar.Wir wollen hier die einzelnen Kapitel genauer vorstellen und wer möchte, kann sich mit uns auf eine Reise bis in die vierte Dimension begeben.

April 21, 2014

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5:25 PM | Math Teachers at Play (MTaP) Blog Carnival: Top Math Blog Posts!
This is the 73rd Edition of the Math Teachers at Play (MTaP) blog carnival! Some interesting facts about 73 from Wikipedia!: Seventy-three is the 21st prime number. The previous is seventy-one, with which it comprises the 8th twin prime. It … Continue reading →
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4:02 PM | Mathematics, Magic, and Mystery: Celebrating Math Awareness Month
Every year, members of some of the biggest and most influential mathematics associations get together to dedicate the month of April to math awareness. The initiative was set in motion in 1986 by President Reagan, who said, “To help encourage the study and utilization of mathematics, it is appropriate that all Americans be reminded of [...]
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2:59 PM | Meaningful learning VS rote learning (Featured Post)
This is a featured post by Epigami (a tuition agency). Source: http://www.epigami.sg/blog/dont-just-learn-understand/ In the last decade, the Singapore educational system has become a global leader in the education field, helping exemplary pupils to be accepted in the worlds best universities. But … Continue reading →

April 20, 2014

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4:07 PM | Best Fibonacci Number Videos on Youtube
Math is logical, functional and just … awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. (And reminds you that mathematics can be inspiring, too!) Dr James Grime on the Pisano … Continue reading →
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3:22 PM | Singapore Education Top News (20 April)
MOE officers recognised for providing holistic education experience Channel News Asia SINGAPORE: A total of 7,103 Ministry of Education (MOE) officers were promoted this year, with some recognised for their contributions at a promotion … Parents should start saving up early … Continue reading →
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3:15 PM | http://www.pastyearpaper.com
Just to share a website on Tuition Agency and Past Year Papers. Website:  http://www.pastyearpaper.com Past Year Paper is an established Singapore Home Tuition Agency that brings to you quality private tutors and free exam papers for primary, secondary school to … Continue reading →
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7:39 AM | Q is for Quadrilaterals
Originally posted on Nerd in the Brain:Other than just being a fun word to say, quadrilaterals are pretty awesome…and super-easy to identify. ;) A quadrilateral is simply any closed shape with exactly four sides. Now there are some pretty…
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7:38 AM | Free Test Papers
Check out our Free Test Papers site at: http://mathtuition88.com/free-exam-papers/Filed under: free test papers Tagged: free test paper, free test papers, Free Test Papers site

April 19, 2014

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4:55 PM | Amazing Math Magic Video
http://www.ted.com In a lively show, mathemagician Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out 3-digit squares, solves another massive mental equation and guesses a few birthdays. How does he do it? He’ll tell you. TEDTalks is a daily … Continue reading →
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4:32 PM | Click to Tweet (Free Math Newsletter Subscription)
Tweet: Visit http://ctt.ec/2feRO+ ! Subscribe to our free newsletter, for updates on Math, Education.Filed under: free math newsletter Tagged: e maths tuition, Education, free math, free newsletter, magazine
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4:22 PM | Best Jobs in the World mostly related to Maths?
Students in school are advised to practice their Math! It turns out many of the best jobs in the 21st Century are related to Maths. Even if you are not thinking of becoming a Mathematician, it is good to know … Continue reading →

April 18, 2014

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7:53 PM | File Exchange Now Hosts GitHub!
Let’s say you’ve created an awesome MATLAB file, and you want the world to know about it. So you go to the File Exchange page and click on the big blue button that says “Submit a File”. In the past, you’d see a page that asks you to submit a... read more >>
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3:52 PM | Free Online Math Game for Very Young Kids
http://edu-games.atspace.com/ Help the Gorilla find bananas by adding the numbers correctly! Suitable for ages 5 and above. More games: Math Memo – click on cards to match the correct pairs Star alphabet – press letters on the keyboard to hear … Continue reading →
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3:35 PM | Dark color schemes with ILPanel
I recently got a request for help in building an application, where ILPanel was supposed to create some plots with a dark background area. Dark color schemes are very popular in some industrial domains and ILNumerics’ ILPanel gives the full … Continue reading →
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1:00 PM | KML2STRUCT – Easily Import Your KML Files
Sean's pick this week is kml2struct by James Slegers. Import Your KML Files Earlier this week, my friend sent me a Google Maps link containing our hiking tracks... read more >>
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3:58 AM | Stacking Paper – 3 Act Math Task
Another post from Tap Into Teen Minds. Enjoy! Students determine "How many packages of paper will it take to reach the ceiling?" Use proportional reasoning, linear relations and direct variation. The post Stacking Paper – 3 Act Math Task appeared first on Tap Into Teen Minds.

April 17, 2014

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7:16 PM | Simplify, simplify, simplify
Simplify, simplify, simplify I often say that one my greatest qualifications for troubleshooting MATLAB code is that I know I am not that clever, so I have to simplify things until I can understand them easily. It works really well when debugging MATLAB code. Use simpler data: Instead of... read more >>
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5:39 PM | Multiple Choice Questions: Not So Ordinary Anymore
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3:16 PM | Playing with Triangular Decompositions
Guest blogger Juan Camilo Acevedo is part of the University of Chicago’s Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education (CEMSE) digital team, where he develops Sketchpad-based activities for Everyday Mathematics. Currently, he teaches undergraduate language classes at the University of … Continue reading →

April 16, 2014

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3:15 PM | Q&A with SpinDynamica Creator Malcolm Levitt
Professor Malcolm Levitt is Head of Magnetic Resonance at the University of Southampton and a leader in the field of magnetic resonance research. In the early 2000s, he began programming SpinDynamica—a set of Mathematica packages that run spin dynamical calculations—to explore magnetic resonance concepts and develop experiments. SpinDynamica is an open-source package that Professor Levitt [...]

April 15, 2014

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5:20 PM | The Physics of da Vinci and Euler
Today is the birthday of two famous physicists, though that is not how they are commonly remembered. The first is Leonardo da Vinci, who would turn 562 today. He is best remembered as an artist, but did experiments in physics, architecture, botany, anatomy, and engineering. The second is Leonhard Euler, who would turn 307 today. [...]
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2:01 PM | Fractal Art
Fratals are mathematical structures emerging from recursive equations with complex numbers. A famous example for fractals is the Mandelbrot Set. This set originates from a very simple equation. The Mandelbrot Set is for a number c the set of complex numbers where this equation does not diverge.Here we collected fractals created with the Frax-App. Take a look!
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2:00 PM | Getting Lukewarmer
Last November, I was in my car on a Friday afternoon and listening to WBUR.  Regular listeners will know that Friday afternoons are special because it’s when Science Friday is broadcasted.  On that particular Friday, the topic was about how long mammals take to urinate.  Apparently, some researchers have shown that most mammals take about the same amount of time ...
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9:50 AM | Sangakoo a l’Ara Emprenem
El passat diumenge 6 d’abril, Andrea Rodés, periodista del diari Ara, va publicar un article sobre Sangakoo al especial Ara Emprenem. Per llegir el reportatge sencer, feu clic aquí.
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8:35 AM | El informe PISA, los problemas cotidianos y Sangakoo
En la oficina de Sangakoo, la física y la virtual -que también tenemos-, hace días que discutimos sobre si el último informe PISA, que ha concluído la dificultad que tienen los niños españoles en resolver problemas cotidianos, tiene que ver o no con las matemáticas, y si en ese entorno, Sangakoo puede ayudar. Después de […]
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