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Infinite Ways to an Infinite Geometric Sum

One of my students, K, and I were reviewing Taylor Series last Friday when she asked for a reminder why an infinite geometric series summed to for first termĀ  1,027 more words

CAS

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July 26 – 207

Mathematica 10.1 Geometry of a quartic polynomial. Quartic describes an object of the “fourth order” A Quartic function is a polynomial function of degree 4. 11 more words

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Mathematica 10.1. Algebraic surfaces are surfaces whose points (x,y,z) satisfy a polynomial of three variables p (x,y,z) Here, 3 different surfaces from a script by Enrique Zeleny.

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Proving theorems and special cases (Part 16): An old homework problem

In a recent class with my future secondary math teachers, we had a fascinating discussion concerning how a teacher should respond to the following question from a student: 424 more words

Precalculus

Engaging students: Completing the square

In my capstone class for future secondary math teachers, I ask my students to come up with ideas for engaging their students with different topics in the secondary mathematics curriculum. 654 more words

Engagement

Engaging students: Graphing parabolas

In my capstone class for future secondary math teachers, I ask my students to come up with ideas for engaging their students with different topics in the secondary mathematics curriculum. 734 more words

Engagement