Archive for December, 2010

500 billion words: visual stats give us cultural insights

22 December 2010

men-women-comparisonHere’s some interesting “real-life” visual statistics – especially good for those who love text more than math.

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Twitter follower semi-log graphs

20 December 2010

twitter-distribution-followingHere are some semi-log graphs showing Twitter follower (and following) numbers.

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IntMath Newsletter: real life math, anxiety and Euclid’s Elements

9 December 2010

In this Newsletter:

1. Resource – real life math topics
2. Thanksgiving for less math?
3. Math anxiety Bill of Rights
4. What did Euclid really say about geometry?
5. Tan lines
6. Christmas math
7. Final thought – success

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Thanksgiving for less math?

9 December 2010

thanks for less math?The times when people visit IntMath.com indicate when interest in math is highest.

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Math anxiety Bill of Rights

9 December 2010

math anxiety bill of rightsHere’s a list that reaches out to math educators. Is it reasonable?

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What did Euclid really say about geometry?

6 December 2010

Euclid-tetrahedronEuclid’s math textbook has been in use for over 2,300 years.

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