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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

CAS

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

Math

Velum

Even though he may not fully understand their meanings, Velum likes to use big words. He says he likes to sound, ummm, . . . polynomial!