Archive for July, 2009

Free Mathematica seminars

Want to learn about the power of computer algebra systems? These free seminars give you a good idea what they can do.

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Math and the dating game - The Carol Syndrome

Probability explains that curse of the super-beautiful - it's hard to find a mate.

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Friday math movie - Biology Meets Mathematics

A group of mathematicians work on some models in the biological sciences.

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Free mathematics books

Here's a long list of free math books in PDF form.

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Eigenvalues produce billionaires

Google's PageRank algorithm is based on matrices - and has made its inventors into multi-billionaires.

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How maths killed Lehman Brothers

lehmanHere's an article from a gifted young mathematician on the credit crunch.

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Math Illuminated - real life math examples

Math Illuminated is a useful resource for those wondering how math is used in real life; and for those of you who need to teach it.

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Who’s Counting - interesting real-life math applications

John Allen Paulos discusses why it is important to understand math in the news.

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