This post will be about the chain rule. The chain rule was one of those topics that took a bit of time for me to understand when I was a younger math student. 188 more words

## Tags » Mathematics

#### Registration for ATMNE Regional Math Conference

##### Fall Conference

Maine DOE and the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Maine will welcome math educators from across New England this month for the regional 123 more words

#### The fascinating world of PSLE Mathematics!

There has been much talk about the latest PSLE mathematics question, a seemingly innocent multiple choice question (MCQ) about the weight of 8 $1 coins. Public opinion has been divided on why such a question was featured, if such a question was actually mathematics and basically the age long argument of fairness when it comes to a 12 year-old taking such a presurrising examination being knocked silly by a ‘trick’ question. 355 more words

#### James Essinger - Ada's Algorithm.

**Ada’s Algorithm – James Essinger (2014, Melville House Publishing, London)**

Did the daughter of Romantic poet Lord Byron really “launch the digital age,” as this book from British writer James Essinger claims? 171 more words

#### On the Common

This morning we went for a walk on the common. It was a beautiful day for a walk. We scrambled up hillocks and rolled down them again. 51 more words

#### Scholar for Life: Technology and Mathematics

Today! Thursday, October 8, 6:00 PM

Mathematics has typically been a field driven by pure thought, where statements are shown to be true or false by following a sequence of logical steps until a conclusion is reached. 118 more words

#### Erdős Discrepancy Problem

Terrence Tao, a mathematician at UCLA, has recently – September 2015 – announced a proof to the Erdos Discrepancy Problem! This 80-year-old problem in number theory was posed by legendary Hungarian mathematician Paul Erdos. 682 more words