Archive for the ‘Mathematics’ Category

How to code JSXGraph axes, ticks and grids

How to code JSXGraph axes, ticks and grids
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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Music and math: The genius of Beethoven

Did Beethoven use math to create music when he was going deaf?
Did Beethoven use math to create music when he was going deaf?

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KaTeX with ASCIIMathML input and MathJax fallback

KaTEX ASCIIMathML and MathJax
KaTeX can handle ASCIIMathML input, and fall back to MathJax when KaTeX gives up with this approach.

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KaTeX – a new way to display math on the Web

KaTEX math rendering system
KaTeX is a new method for publishing LaTeX-based math on the Web. It’s faster than MathJax, but not as robust (yet).

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Carnival of Mathematics 114

Carnival of Mathematics #114
The Carnival of Mathematics is a collection of recent math blog articles covering visual math, various rants and some math history, by various authors.

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Carnival of Maths is coming to IntMath

The next Carnival of Mathematics is coming to IntMath
IntMath will be hosting the next Carnival of Mathematics, a collection of recent blog posts about math.

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Context Free math-based art

lorenz attractor context free artContext Free is software you can use to produce some beautiful math-based art. Build STEM skills while triggering your creative side.

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Updated Graphs of tan, cot, sec and csc

graph of tan theta applet
The updated applets on the Graphs of tan, cot, sec and csc page now run on mobile devices, albeit rather slowly. One of the most popular pages on IntMath.

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New Riemann Sums applet

applet for finding area under curve
Here’s some background on the new Riemann Sums applet I added to IntMath. You can see how we find areas under curves using rectangles.

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Arc length of a spiral around a paraboloid

paraboloid spiral
What is the length of a spiral around a paraboloid? This is an interesting application of integral calculus, involving an environmentally friendly cooker design.

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