Since the events in Ferguson I have been obsessed with all the racism problems in the good old US of A. I could write twenty posts on things that have been on my mind, but have been having conversations instead. 610 more words

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#### My Math Blog Statistics, August 2014

So, August 2014: it’s been a month that brought some interesting threads into my writing here. It’s also had slightly longer gaps in my writing than I quite like, because I’d just not had the time to do as much writing as I hoped. 515 more words

Q: Of the 20 students in the classroom, 14 are taking Calculus, 12 are taking Physics, and 4 are taking neither Calculus nor Physics. How many students are taking both Calculus and Physics? 93 more words

#### Venn will we use this Miss?

**On your marks and get ‘Set’**

Now that Sets and Venn Diagrams are back on the syllabus at KS4, how do we go about teaching it? 929 more words

#### 180 Years of Venn

In my family, we were rather casual about birthdays and other event days. It wasn’tÂ unusual to celebrate a birthday, not on the exact day, but on a nearby day. 971 more words

#### Greetings from a Reformed Prescriptivist.

**Who is this blogger and what is this blog?**

I am the Reformed Prescripivist. I have walked many miles to this place, this beautiful land free from the burdens of grammatical indignation. 384 more words

#### Let's Draw Some Venn Diagrams!

Google Doodle today, August 4th 2014, marks 180th birthday of John Venn, the man who gave us Venn Diagrams (http://www.google.com/doodles/john-venns-180th-birthday). Anyone who has ever taken any course in statistics knows Venn Diagrams, probably as the most interesting thing they learned in the class. 152 more words