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September 23, 2014

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3:53 PM | The important thing is to keep thinking
This is a really inspirational story to me. “The important thing is to keep thinking.” Source: http://www.reigndesign.com/blog/doing-it-with-twins-the-twin-prime-conjecture/ Now, I want you to imagine for a moment that you live in the United States, to be exact: New Hampshire. You’re a recruiter … Continue reading →
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1:21 PM | A Pythagorean Dissection
Nathan Dummitt teaches mathematics and statistics at Columbia Preparatory School in New York, NY. He teaches all four years and is interested in sharing low-threshold, high-ceiling activities with his students. — Guest post by Nathan Dummitt I teach Geometry at a high school in New York City, and I like to start the school year […]
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7:39 AM | Sangakoo, invitado al 2014 WISE Summit
Sangakoo ha sido invitada este año 2014 a la cumbre anual WISE en Qatar. La invitación ha llegado después de que Sangakoo siguiera de cerca esta iniciativa educativa, asistiendo por ejemplo, al desayuno que se hizo de WISE en España y después de participar en su sección de proyectos educativos ed.hub. La cumbre anual WISE […]

September 22, 2014

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12:28 PM | Back to College: Knee Deep in Coursework
It’s that time of the year again. College students across the country are finishing up their last day of their summer internships, ready for another year at college. Over the course of a weekend, college towns experience a population boom and mom and dad’s house goes back to being quiet, until Thanksgiving break. Mom is sad because she’s going to ...
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8:37 AM | The Three Square Geometry Problem – Numberphile
Watch this interesting video about the “Three Square Geometry Problem”! Theoretically, a fifth-grader or P5/PSLE student can solve it! The featured solution is truly brilliant and requires one to “think out of the box”. Featured book: Tutor in a Book’s … Continue reading →
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7:28 AM | Challenging O Level Trigonometry Question (A Maths)
A reader of our Mathtuition88.com blog asked the following Maths question: Given that and , where , express in terms of . This is a rather challenging question, since there are many options to start. Which formula(s) should we use? … Continue reading →

September 21, 2014

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10:47 AM | Fire HD Kids Edition Tablet: Educational Review
Shop Amazon – Introducing Fire HD Kids Edition – Everything Kids Love. Everything Parents Want. As an Amazon Affiliate, Mathtuition88 is proud to introduce the Fire HD Kids Edition: All-new Fire HD tablet—with 1 year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, Kid-Proof … Continue reading →
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1:33 AM | FREE Pythagorean Theorem Interactive iBook Now Available! #maths #mathchat
Another post from Tap Into Teen Minds. Enjoy! Learn Pythagorean Theorem Through Exploration will explore the characteristics of triangles and Pythagorean Theorem through a real world math task. The post FREE Pythagorean Theorem Interactive iBook Now Available! #maths #mathchat appeared first on Tap Into Teen Minds.

September 19, 2014

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4:02 PM | Scorpion on CBS
Ever wondered what someone with an IQ higher than Einstein’s and a penchant for hacking into NASA might be be capable of? If so, you’re in luck. CBS will air the pilot for its brand new series Scorpion, and Wolfram|Alpha will be live-tweeting it this Monday, September 22, at 9/8c. This highly anticipated premiere, starring [...]
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3:56 PM | SimRF Models of Analog Devices RF Agile Transceivers
Idin's pick for this week is the SimRF Models of Analog Devices RF Agile Transceivers by MathWorks RF Team. This is probably one of the best documented submissions on the... read more >>
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8:12 AM | What are Friedman numbers?
What are Friedman numbers? Watch this video to find out! Most amazing thing is that as numbers get bigger, the likelihood that they are Friedman numbers actually increase! (Friedman numbers have “density one”!) Featured book: First Steps for Math Olympians: … Continue reading →
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7:11 AM | Los padres opinan: la tecnología es básica para educar
Hoy nos queremos hacer eco en este blog del estudio que se presentó la semana pasada “Los padres ante la educación en el aula”, realizado por IPSOS para Samsung España. La conclusión principal del estudio apunta a que la tecnología es un pilar para la educación actual según el 70% de los padres españoles, y en […]

September 18, 2014

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9:29 PM | Introducing Tweet-a-Program
In the Wolfram Language a little code can go a long way. And to use that fact to let everyone have some fun, today we’re introducing Tweet-a-Program. Compose a tweet-length Wolfram Language program, and tweet it to @WolframTaP. Our Twitter bot will run your program in the Wolfram Cloud and tweet back the result. One [...]
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9:29 PM | Introducing Tweet-a-Program
In the Wolfram Language a little code can go a long way. And to use that fact to let everyone have some fun, today we’re introducing Tweet-a-Program. Compose a tweet-length Wolfram Language program, and tweet it to @WolframTaP. Our Twitter bot will run your program in the Wolfram Cloud and tweet back the result. One [...]
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9:29 PM | Introducing Tweet-a-Program
In the Wolfram Language a little code can go a long way. And to use that fact to let everyone have some fun, today we’re introducing Tweet-a-Program. Compose a tweet-length Wolfram Language program, and tweet it to @WolframTaP. Our Twitter bot will run your program in the Wolfram Cloud and tweet back the result. One [...]
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6:11 AM | How to Use Public Google Spreadsheets for Assessment
Another post from Tap Into Teen Minds. Enjoy! Using public Google Sheets can help keep all stakeholders; teachers, parents and students, informed as to the progress of each student in your classroom. The post How to Use Public Google Spreadsheets for Assessment appeared first on Tap Into Teen Minds.

September 16, 2014

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7:29 PM | Easy custom Excel import to MATLAB
I recently was asked how to import from Excel but only bring in a certain part of the file. You might want to do this if you have headers or just want a small part of the spreadsheet to come into MATLAB. In this video we see how... read more >>

September 15, 2014

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7:20 PM | Launching Today: Mathematica Online!
It’s been many years in the making, and today I’m excited to announce the launch of Mathematica Online: a version of Mathematica that operates completely in the cloud—and is accessible just through any modern web browser. In the past, using Mathematica has always involved first installing software on your computer. But as of today that’s [...]
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7:12 PM | Launching Today: Mathematica Online!
It’s been many years in the making, and today I’m excited to announce the launch of Mathematica Online: a version of Mathematica that operates completely in the cloud—and is accessible just through any modern web browser. In the past, using Mathematica has always involved first installing software on your computer. But as of today that’s [...]
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7:12 PM | Launching Today: Mathematica Online!
It’s been many years in the making, and today I’m excited to announce the launch of Mathematica Online: a version of Mathematica that operates completely in the cloud—and is accessible just through any modern web browser. In the past, using Mathematica has always involved first installing software on your computer. But as of today that’s [...]
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3:00 PM | Expo Conversations – Part 2
This is a continuation of the last post (see Expo Conversations – Part 1), in which we learned how the MathWorks UK office built a system for detecting social interaction at the MATLAB Expo conference. This week, Marta Wilczkowiak continues the story with the help of Toshi Takeuchi. Marta is a... read more >>
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1:09 PM | PTC Mathcad Prime: Past, Present, Future
  **Guest Post by Andrew McGough** PTC Mathcad Prime was created to address the need to improve the interface and usability of the ageing legacy version of PTC Mathcad. That software had been developed over many years and though extremely powerful, it had become difficult to continue to add to the code base with the improvements that were needed and ...
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12:18 PM | The Brouwer Fixed Point Theorem
According to Wikipedia, the Brouwer Fixed Point Theorem, named after mathematician and philosopher Luitzen Brouwer, states that “for any continuous function f mapping a compact convex set into itself, there is a point x0 such that f(x0) = x0. This is a deep theorem,  but one aspect of it is lovely, surprising, and entirely approachable by high-school […]
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10:31 AM | Plotting Fun with ILNumerics and IronPython
Since the early days of IronPython, I keep shifting one bullet point down on my ToDo list: * Evaluate options to use ILNumerics from IronPython Several years ago there has been some attempts from ILNumerics users who successfully utilized ILNumerics from within IronPython. But despite our fascination for these attempts, we were not able to […]

September 13, 2014

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3:22 PM | Carnival of Mathematics
Mathtuition88.com will be the host of the next Carnival of Mathematics! (Submission site: http://www.aperiodical.com/carnival-of-mathematics) I will now be receiving submissions for Carnival 115. Featured posts: 1) How Many Colored Tetrominoes? Permalink URL: http://mrburkemath.blogspot.com/2014/09/how-many-colored-tetrominoes.html Title of post: How Many Colored Tetrominoes? Post Author: Christopher … Continue reading →
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2:55 PM | Learning Pyramid (How to Learn Maths)
The best way to learn maths is actually to teach others. The second best way to learn maths is to practice doing it! Featured book: Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking … Continue reading →

September 12, 2014

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8:30 PM | Simscape Language: Nonlinear Rotational Spring
Sean's pick this week is Simscape Language: Nonlinear Rotational Spring by Steve Miller. I spend a fair amount of time exploring the MathWorks product suite trying to learn new things.... read more >>
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8:51 AM | Via Empresa ressenya Sangakoo
El passat 9 de setembre, el digital econòmic català Via Empresa va publicar a la seva secció Emprèn una ressenya sobre Sangakoo, on en destacava el seu treball col·laboratiu i l’experiència estimulant que representa fer-ho servir a les aules. Podeu llegir l’article sencer aquí. I si voleu provar Sangakoo, us convidem a registrar-vos aquí.
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8:48 AM | Exploring Maths using a Square Sheet of Paper
We often get so caught up in the technology that is being developed around education and learning that we forget the simpler, tactile resources that are already available to us at minimal cost.This simple lesson was inspired by my 7-year old son who was bored.All you need is a blank square sheet of paper, coloured pencils or markers, a ruler and time!Start with the following simple questions.·        What shape is […]

September 10, 2014

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4:20 PM | Mathematica Summer Camp 2014 Comes to a Close
Thirty students from six different countries came together to explore their passion for programming and mathematics for two weeks in July, and the result was extraordinary! Each and every one of these students created a significant Wolfram Language project during the camp. Their projects and interests ranged from physics and mathematics to automotive engines to [...]
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