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May 29, 2015

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1:00 PM | imageSet Viewer
Avi Nehemiah is the product marketing manager for computer vision applications. Avi's pick of the week is imageSet viewer by Brett Shoelson. My pick of the week is the imageSet Viewer user interface created by my friend Brett Shoelson. The biggest challenges I face when working with large sets of images(that are... read more >>
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6:21 AM | Puzzle 3 :- Birthday Puzzle to play with your friends by Dr Rajesh Kumar Thakur
Hey Friends,Thanks a lot for your continuous answer of Puzzle 1 and 2 posted. I congratulate               Mr.Rupesh Gesota for his correct answer with logic . The answer is obviously 7744 but 99% of the mail I received had posted only 7744 as an answer.This is another set of Puzzle which you would love to play but the condition remains the same. You have to post me the basic reasoning i.e. the algebraic proof on which the puzzle is based and train your […]
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1:16 AM | 3 Act Math Task: Big Nickel
Another post from Tap Into Teen Minds. Enjoy! How much would it cost to build the Big Nickel in Sudbury, Ontario out of real nickels? A task using volume, proportional reasoning and trigonometry! The post Big Nickel appeared first on Tap Into Teen Minds.

May 28, 2015

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10:53 PM | Upcoming Workshops in Dubai, June 2015
The Vedic Maths Forum India will be conducting full day Workshops on Vedic Maths in Dubai from 26th to 30th June, 2015.Interested parents and students in Dubai who would like to participate may please get in touch with us at gtekriwal@vedicmathsindia.org to get the further details . We would only be happy to have you as an active participant. See you in Dubai people!The Vedic Math Forum India Worlds Fastest Mental Math System http://www.vedicmathsindia.org
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5:31 PM | What Math Practice Resource is Best for My Students?
When it comes to choosing resources that will enhance the learning and experiences of your students the process can be a little overwhelming. There are so many programs that all provide something a little different. So how do you decide? Guinea Pigs (My students evaluate 4 math practice sites) http://t.co/zToKl84se2 #mathed #spedmath #msmathchat @BuzzMath — […]
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3:51 PM | A nonnegative function f in M(X,X) is the limit of a monotone increasing sequence in M(X,X)
We will elaborate on a lemma in the book The Elements of Integration and Lebesgue Measure. Lemma: If f is a nonnegative function in M(X,X), then there exists a sequence () in M(X,X) such that: (a) for . (b) for … Continue reading →
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11:27 AM | Fraction on a Number Line = Poster/Anchor Chart with Cards for Students
Fraction on a Number Line= Poster/Anchor Chart with Cards for Students A anchor chart to put on your Math Vocabulary board to use as a reference. Along with cards to use as bookmarks for a quick reference. Also included is a 24inch x 36inch (poster size) JPEG file […] Related Math Games: How Can I Multiply a Fraction = Poster/Anchor Chart with Cards for Students All About Fractions = Poster/Anchor Chart with Cards for Students Math Journal Multiply Fractions Poster (by a Fraction, […]
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12:35 AM | Number of Buttons in Your Favorite shirt and its Color by Dr. Rajesh Kumar Thakur
Hey, I am back with another puzzle but this time it is for the students of secondary level to open their mind to take out the mathematician hidden out. The basic aim of this blog is to make you feel mathematically strong by strengthening your fundamentals of mathematics. Mathematics is all about calculation with reason and I am here to explore your brain.Isn’t it interesting to know the number of buttons in your friend’s shirt without counting it?Indeed it will prove you a super hero in the […]

May 27, 2015

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9:27 PM | De las TIC a las TAC
Las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación aplicadas a la educación han recibido el nombre de TAC (Tecnologías del Aprendizaje y del Conocimiento). En definitiva, a las TIC (Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación), en enseñanza, nos proponen llamarlas TAC. Así, sin más. Sin embargo, la implantación irreflexiva de las tecnologías, su irrupción sin cambios más profundos en el […]
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5:13 PM | Puzzle for You to open your mind.
Three friends were returning from college when they saw a speeding car hitting a man while he was crossing the road and fleeing away. They shouted in disparate to seek help from the passerby but failed. In the meantime they noticed the registration number of the car and tried to remember in their own style. They rushed the person to the nearby hospital where he was admitted. The doctor called the police as this was a case of road accident and a case was registered. In order to do proper […]
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3:39 PM | Error-Detecting and Error-Correcting Codes
Today’s post is a bit about coding theory, and how a good code can detect and even correct errors from transmission. Theorem 1 A code is k-error-detecting if and only if the minimum Hamming distance between code words is at … Continue reading →
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2:09 PM | From Al Cuoco, examples of the Standards for Mathematical Practice in algebra
Here’s a short piece by EDC’s Al Cuoco on the use of Common Core’s 8 Mathematical Practices as applied to algebra. Download PDF
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9:08 AM | Measurability of product fg
In the previous chapters, Bartle showed that that if f is in M(X,X), then the functions are also in M(X,X). The case of the measurability of the product fg when f, g belong to M(X,X) is a little bit more … Continue reading →

May 26, 2015

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8:07 PM | Can you trust your engineering calculations to spreadsheets?
You don’t always get to choose the software...
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6:28 PM | Cupcake! Edu Classroom Contest Winners
Given all of the amazing feedback we’ve heard from teachers around Motion Math: Cupcake! Edu, we had really high expectations for our classroom contest. The submissions and high scores surely didn’t... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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12:06 PM | ATTENTION: MISSING FORMULA!
While you may hear this a lot in your classroom as your students refer to a formula as “missing” when they have simply forgot it; this is different. This time a very important formula developed by Professor Quetelet has gone missing and he is requesting the help of students everywhere to join him on an […]
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10:29 AM | Borel Measurable
This is a continuation of the study of the book The Elements of Integration and Lebesgue Measure by Bartle, listing a few examples of functions that are measurable. Bartle is a very good author, he tries his very best to … Continue reading →

May 25, 2015

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7:08 AM | Definitions for measurable functions
I am currently proceeding on a self-guided study of the book The Elements of Integration and Lebesgue Measure, will post some updates and elaborations of the proofs in the book. Every book is constrained by the number of pages the … Continue reading →
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5:33 AM | ‘Beautiful Mind’ mathematician John Nash killed in US car crash
Very sad news…. Rest in peace, Professor John Nash. Source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/beautiful-mind-mathematician-john-nash-killed-us-police-143603056.html Nobel Prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, who inspired the film “A Beautiful Mind,” was killed with his wife in a New Jersey car crash. Nash, 86, and his 82-year-old … Continue reading →

May 24, 2015

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11:06 AM | Measure and Integration Recommended Book
I have added a new addition to the Recommended Books for Undergraduate Math, which is one of my most popular posts! The new book is The Elements of Integration and Lebesgue Measure, an advanced text on the theory of integration. … Continue reading →

May 23, 2015

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11:20 AM | Time Management Tips for Students (What to do if fail JC Test / Promo Exam?)
Do you wish there is a method to improve your grades? How do you improve your grades after failing a Common Test for Secondary School or JC? The Four Quadrant Method is an ideal method for students (especially higher level … Continue reading →

May 22, 2015

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4:40 PM | Including External Code in Published Document
When I wanted to show you a code snippet in the past, I displayed the code in the text of my blog post.... read more >>
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1:00 PM | Writing A Cell Array – A Comparison
Sean's pick this week is a comparison of a few cell-writing functions. Contents ... read more >>
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11:37 AM | Extraescolares de matemáticas con Sangakoo
Tenemos excelentes noticias que contaros. ¡Nuestro proyecto educativo se amplía con una nueva escuela! El próximo curso estaremos en Maristes Champagnat de Badalona. Y además, lo hacemos aplicando nuestra metodología como actividad extraescolar. La actividad está abierta a todo aquel que esté interesado en participar sea o no alumn@ de la escuela para secundaria. Lo cierto […]

May 21, 2015

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7:40 PM | New in the Wolfram Language: AnglePath
A brilliant aspect of the Wolfram Language is that not only you can do virtually anything with it, you can also do whatever you want in many different ways. You can choose the method you prefer, or even better, try several methods to understand your problem from different perspectives. For example, when drawing a graphic, [...]
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5:11 PM | How Can I Multiply a Fraction = Poster/Anchor Chart with Cards for Students
How Can I Multiply a Fraction = Poster/Anchor Chart with Cards for Students A anchor chart to put on your Math Vocabulary board to use as a reference. Along with cards to use as bookmarks for a quick reference. Also included is a 24inch x 36inch (poster size) […] Related Math Games: All About Fractions = Poster/Anchor Chart with Cards for Students Math Journal Multiply Fractions Poster (by a Fraction, Whole Number, & Mixed Numbers) Horse to fly, multiply
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4:04 AM | 5-21-1471
Albrecht Durer, the German painter and engraver who studied mathematics and applied it to his art, was born in Nuremberg on this day. More information about: Albrecht Durer from On This Day http://ift.tt/1HiQ6Mx via IFTTT Recommended Tuition Agency: Startutor is … Continue reading →
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4:04 AM | 5-21-1923
Armand Borel born in Switzerland. He worked on Lie groups, algebraic groups, and arithmetic groups, helping transform many areas of mathematics, including algebraic topology, differential geometry, algebraic geometry, and number theory. More information about: Armand Borel from On This Day … Continue reading →
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4:03 AM | 5-21-1953
Set theorist Ernst Zermelo died in Freiburg, Germany. He worked on statistical mechanics and the calculus of variations until becoming intrigued by Cantor’s Continuum Hypothesis, posed as Hilbert’s First Problem in 1900, and switching to set theory. More information about: … Continue reading →

May 20, 2015

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7:26 PM | Biggest Little Polyhedron—New Solutions in Combinatorial Geometry
In many areas of mathematics, 1 is the answer. Squaring a number above or below 1 results in a new number that is larger or smaller. Sometimes, determining whether something is “big” is based on whether a largest dimension is greater than 1. For instance, with sides of length 13,800 km, Saturn’s hexagon would be [...]
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