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Probability, Polynomials, and Sicherman Dice

Three years ago, I encountered a question on the TI-Nspire Google group asking if there was a way to use CAS to solve probability problems.  The ideas I pitched in my  1,997 more words


Is there a more efficient way to update the sort order of an entire table?

I’m using client side drag and drop sort ordering for a table of data. The sort order is persisted in the database as a simple integer value. 269 more words

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Teaching Polynomial Long Division

I confess: I think polynomial long division is kind of a waste of time. It’s a tedious process that doesn’t really involve much mathematical understanding. And when you use synthetic division, there’s even less understanding involved. 238 more words