# Archive for October, 2008

## Life expectancy and semi-log graphs

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.

## Disrupting Class

Computers in school are disruptive - but that's not a bad thing, according to this book.

## Blog Action Day 08 - Poverty

Oct 15 is Blog Action Day and the topic is "poverty". Here's some thoughts on how to reduce it.

## The IntMath Newsletter - 12 Oct 2008

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

## What part of … didn’t you understand?

A mathematical take on that rhetorical question favored by those in authority.

## Financial literacy for students

Why is the world descending into a financial meltdown? Lack of financial math knowledge on the part of consumers and financial institutions has a lot to do with it. Here's a resource that aims to improve the situation.

## Full archive

See the blog sitemap for all previous articles.