Students forget a lot of stuff over summer - especially mathematics.
Archive for August, 2007
What is the probability that a randomly chosen triangle is acute? A grade 10 boy to the rescue.
Rafe Esquith's story about his grade 5 Hobart Shakespeareans is inspiring and thought provoking. It's certainly worth a read.
This article shows how to do financial modeling with MATLAB, a computer algebra system.
A recent study from the National School Boards Association indicates the activity levels of students in social networking and photo uploading, and also highlights how TV viewing is continuing to decline.
This musician's use of a logarithmic musical scale reminds me of my own 10-tone scale that I used to compose music some years ago.
Here is a nice simulation of world pollution, indicating who produces the most...
The problems of the US in the Middle East are exacerbated by the lack of Arabic speakers in all levels of government. Perhaps they should look at how Singapore has ensure bilingualism in politics.
Is there a number bigger than infinity?
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