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It’s that time of the year again…you know, where Texas is 80º one day and 17º the next. Gotta love winters in the Lone Star State! 1,060 more words

High School Math

FPC December Artist of the Month: Lauren Jackson

Through her art, FPC senior Lauren Jackson is able to take you with her to another dimension, one seemingly made of polygons. Although each of her Area of Concentration (AOC) pieces focus on their own diverse subject, each one represents the distinct geometric style she is striving to build. 325 more words

Flagler Palm Coast High School

An Unusual Tessellation

This tessellation appears, at first, to be regular (or “Archimedean,” by analogy with the Archimedean solids), for all of the polygons included are regular. However, it is not vertex-transitive, which keeps it from qualifying as a regular or Archimedean tessellation.

Mathematics

Chebyshev Polynomials of the First Kind

This animation illustrates the connection between roots of the Chebyshev polynomials (of the first kind) and the vertices of a regular polygon inscribed in the unit circle centered at the origin. 17 more words

Math

Polygons

“Polygons is the origami-like measuring spoon that lays flat and folds to 4 different sizes to fit your cooking and baking needs” is the definition given by Polygon designs on their wildly successful kickstarter campaign page, but why was this product so sought after? 246 more words

MP6 - Defining Terms

How do you provide your students the opportunity to attend to precision?

Writing sound definitions is a good practice for students, making all of us pay close attention to what something is and is not. 265 more words

Geometry