Project 10 to the 100th is a Web community-driven event where people submit ideas to help others, hosted by Google.
Archive for October, 2008
Here’s a resource on pre-algebra and algebra that uses the topic of off-road bikes to stimulate interest.
A life table gives us an idea of how much longer we can expect to be around. There are interesting probabilities and semi-log graphs involved.
Computers in school are disruptive – but that’s not a bad thing, according to this book.
Oct 15 is Blog Action Day and the topic is “poverty”. Here’s some thoughts on how to reduce it.
In this Newsletter:
1. Math tip – Money math, probability and the current crisis
2. Encryption – Solution from Last Time
3. IntMath Poll results – Math Anxiety
4. From the math blog
5. Final thought – the thrill of the chase
A mathematical take on that rhetorical question favored by those in authority.