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On `Mathematics'

Patrick Das Gupta

   Department of Physics & Astrophysics

      University of Delhi, Delhi – 110007

   E-mail: patrick@srb.org.in

With Manjul Bhargava winning the prestigious Fields Medal, Subhash Khot bagging the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize and Ashoke Sen receiving the Dirac Medal,  mathematics has become temporarily a source of  non-trivial excitement among the young, in the land  of Srinivasa Ramanujan. 1,289 more words


My Classroom New Year's Resolution

As the semester has came to a close I have started thinking about what changes I want to make in my classroom for the new semester. 427 more words

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Introducing Brilliant.org

Brilliant brings together smart, driven young people from around the world. We are finding them early, connecting them to each other, measuring and developing their problem solving ability, and connecting them to opportunities.

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The book I read to research this post was Logic A Very Short Introduction by Graham Priest which is a very good book that I bought from kindle. 253 more words


The Seven Zonish Dodecahedra with Zones Added Based on Faces, Edges, and/or Vertices

If a zonish dodecahedron is created with zones based on the dodecahedron’s vertices, here is the result.

If the same thing is done with edges, this is the result — an edge-distorted version of the great rhombicosidodecahedron. 105 more words


Writing in a new era...

As I have been researching writing in the mathematics classroom I have been trying to figure out how would my students respond if I use writing in my classroom. 437 more words

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