Posts tagged ‘Sustainability’

IntMath Newsletter: First principles applet, resources

1. New applet: Calculus first principles
2. Resource: ImmersiveMath
3. Math in the news: Proof School, GPU problem solvers
4. Math movie: Inspiration
5. Math puzzle: Intersecting parabolas
6. Final thought: Tenants

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IntMath Newsletter: Domain, range, Azure, Riemann

In this Newsletter:

1. New applet: Domain and range exploration
2. Resource: Azure Machine Learning Studio
3. Math in the news: Riemann hypothesis
4. Math movie: Is math discovered or invented?
5. Math puzzles: Bees
6. Final thought: Bees

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IntMath Newsletter: Cubes and cars

In this Newsletter:

1. Is cube root the same as raising to the power 1/3?
2. Resources: Mathematics in car research
3. Math puzzles
4. Math movies: Space Time
5. Final thought: Kindness

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IntMath Newsletter: Binary scientific notation, math game

In this Newsletter:

1. Binary numbers in scientific notation
2. Math game: Antiderivative Block
3. Math puzzles
4. Math movie: Math is forever
5. Final thought: When the last fish...

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IntMath Newsletter: Solar vision, GeoGebraTube

In this Newsletter:

1. Math teacher's solar vision
2. GeoGebraTube
3. Best of 2014
4. Web math publishing options
5. Puzzles
6. Final thought - success

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Arc length of a spiral around a paraboloid

paraboloid spiral
What is the length of a spiral around a paraboloid? This is an interesting application of integral calculus, involving an environmentally friendly cooker design.

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Friday math movie: The beautiful math of coral (and crochet)

The math of coralHow do we get the message out about saving corals from destruction? Here's one way involving community crochet.

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Math of air pollution

Haze covers SingaporeHow do we compare pollution caused by different substances and give meaningful health advisories? Singapore's current haze season gives an example.

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How do noise canceling headphones work?

noise canceling
How can we enjoy music while traveling on noisy public transport? What is the math behind noise canceling headphones?

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Modeling fish stocks

Atlantic cod
How can we use math to save collapsing fish stocks? Mathematical modeling is the key.

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