3 September 2016

The *Manga Guide to Regression Analysis *continues the tradition of presenting math through comics. Here's my review.

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Tags: Culture, Real-world math, Reviews

29 August 2016

I was humbled this week to receive notice that SquareCirclez (the IntMath Blog) has been included in a list of the "Top 100 Math Blogs".

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Tags: Technology

10 July 2016

The fascinating Map to Multiplication may not be all it seems, notwithstanding its cleverness.

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Tags: Graphs, Interactive

28 June 2016

This 3D planes applet allows you to explore the concept of geometrically solving 3 equations in 3 unknowns.

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25 May 2016

This interactive applet allows you to explore the concept of slicing a cone by a plane at various angles and positions, resulting in conic sections.

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19 April 2016

Ancient rock art may give clues to the origin of written symbols, including early math notation.

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Tags: Culture, Math notation

13 April 2016

I recently added a 3D interactive graph which you can use to explore the *x*-, *y*- and *z*-axis system.

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3 April 2016

Here's a numerical solution to an earlier problem we discussed involving a roller door.

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26 March 2016

A quintic curve is a polynomial of degree 5. Given such a curve, how do you work backwards to find the original function expression?

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12 February 2016

Here's a reader's approach to the age old problem of finding a square with the same area as a given circle, called "squaring the circle"

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