# Posts tagged ‘Real-world math’

14 December 2018

In this Newsletter:

1. New on IntMath: CSS Animated Hexagon Wave

2. Units

3. Math in the news: Almost prime numbers

4. Brian May - astrophysicist

4. Math movies: Data portraits and fingers

5. Math puzzle: Divisibility

6. Final thought: It's up to us

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Tags: Culture, Data visualization, Real-world math

14 December 2018

How many calories? and the way the kilogram was defined has been in place since 1799. It recently got a makeover.

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Tags: Real-world math

29 August 2018

In this Newsletter:

1. New on IntMath: EFFEKT bridge model, Lissajous animations

2. Resources: oPhysics, topol0gy software

3. Math in the news: 4-color graph problem

4. Math movies: Statistics, time

5. Math puzzle: Factorials

6. Final thought

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Tags: Graphs, Interactive, Real-world math

26 August 2018

We explore how to find the equations for a spiral around a hyperboloid.

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Tags: Graphs, Real-world math

28 June 2018

In this Newsletter:

1. New on IntMath: Infinite series, Spinning clock

2. Resources: Simpsons math, Unknowables

3. Math in the news: Plimpton 322

4. Math movies

5. Math puzzle: EFFEKT

6. Final thought: Actions

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Tags: Graphs, Real-world math, Technology

19 February 2017

Self-taught mathematician and astronomer Benjamin Banneker excelled despite little formal education and prejudice.

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Tags: Culture, Real-world math

3 September 2016

The *Manga Guide to Regression Analysis *continues the tradition of presenting math through comics. Here's my review.

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Tags: Culture, Real-world math, Reviews

3 April 2016

Here's a numerical solution to an earlier problem we discussed involving a roller door.

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Tags: Real-world math, Technology

12 February 2016

Here's a reader's approach to the age old problem of finding a square with the same area as a given circle, called "squaring the circle"

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Tags: Graphs, Real-world math

8 December 2015

The butterfly map of the world is based on Reuleaux triangles. This article explores some of the story behind this interesting map.

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Tags: Culture, Graphs, Real-world math

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