8 April 2015

There’s some interesting mathematics behind hyperbolic discounting, a behavioral finance concept. Here’s how it compares to exponential discounting.

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Tags: Graphs, Real-world math, Technology

9 March 2015

An updated spring applet uses Runge-Kutta Order 4 Method for solving a differential equation numerically.

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19 February 2015

GeoGebra impresses with its versatility, ease of use and power, and now has 3D graphs. It’s a great exploratory tool for math students and instructors.

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30 January 2015

Here’s a 3-minute summary of 10 mathematical equations that “changed the world”.

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10 December 2014

There were solar powered engines long before oil-based ones. Here’s a story about French mathematics teacher Augustin Mouchot, who invented one.

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1 December 2014

Publishing math on the Web can be a challenge. Here’s a comparison of MathJax, ASCIIMathML, KaTeX and other math publishing solutions.

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Tags: Technology

28 November 2014

GeoGebra’s latest version offers 3D graphs and output that can be viewed on tablet devices. Here’s a quick overview.

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27 November 2014

Here we look at some of the math behind the cross wind landing applet in the section on adding 2D vectors.

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17 October 2014

In this video, Hans Rosling and his son discuss some of the misconceptions regarding income distribution, and population and health trends.

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13 October 2014

Trying to code JSXGraph so the axes and grid lines work can be a battle. This article points to a summary with examples of how to do it.

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Tags: Graphs, Interactive, Technology