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Archive for August, 2015

Back to School – for some.

August28

This note just in from edublogs (who host this blog): “According to Teachers Count, the average teacher impacts 3000 students within a lifetime. How many will you impact this year? What kind of impact will your students have on others and the world? I hope to ease your first day back with the following tips and […]

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Put math power into ppts, etc.

August27

Another great H3 idea! Why not add Math backgrounds to your handouts, projects and PowerPoints, etc? Click on the image for a host of math templates and backgrounds:

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A common mistake in Algebra

August23

The following graphic from Wikihow shows a common mistake made by Jnr Math students: For more steps on understanding basic Algebra, click here.

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Flat out in 3 or 4 Dimensions…

August23

How many dimensions are there in our universe? From 2009 (http://phys.org/news/2009-02-fourth-dimension.html): “Creating a unified theory of quantum gravitation is often considered to be the “Holy Grail” of modern science. Daniel Grumiller (left) from the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, can now at least unravel some of the mysteries of quantum gravitation. […]

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How many 5-sided tile patterns can we make?

August19

Until recently, there were just 14 known convex pentagons (nonregular, five-sided shapes with outward-pointing angles) that could “tile the plane” (be arranged with flush sides on a flat surface, with no gaps or overlaps). But last month, some thirty years since the 14th was discovered, a 15th was identified. The convex pentagon in question and […]

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Our Universe is Math?

August15

Physicist and Cosmologist Max Tegmark discusses the concept that everything, from sheep to our universe, is mathematical. You can check out Tegmark’s personal page, complete with his 8 universes, mouse cam and poetry, (as well as some helpful notes for students interested in Science) here.

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Math in its Prime…

August11

A few years ago an old school textbook that H3 used explained that 1 was not a prime number “because of the Liquorice Factory”! The attached pdf is a great worksheet for students (and other readers of this blog) to examine the kind of machines that we need in order to produce liquorice in lengths […]

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Rogue research with Mathematics

August2

Rogue waves (also known as freak waves, monster waves, killer waves, extreme waves, and abnormal waves) are relatively large and spontaneous surface waves that occur far out in open water, and are a threat even to large ships and ocean liners. (source: Wikipedia). Some of these waves can reach up to 10 storeys high. A […]

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