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Monsters, Bears, and Division

The Activities

1. Topic: Prime Numbers. Book: You Can Count On Monsters by Schwartz. This is one of our family’s favorite books. Each page shows a number, starting with 1, and then if the number is prime, there is a picture of a new ‘monster’ representing that number. 542 more words

Age 5

Words on Numbers

This may be my last entry…

As you may have seen, yesterday’s entry was 60 words long. It may seem like a bit of a weird figure – why not 50… 404 more words


Variance from idealized forms i.e. patterns, for nature, and mathematics? Intrinsic common characteristics for both world views?

We often times render the world around and within, with idealizations, based on simplifications or perhaps internalized ideals. Such as for example the circle, although it is only a specialized case of an ellipse. 822 more words

Letters From Ionia

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I come across a lot of puzzles and other maths things online and often save them for later, this evening I came across this little puzzle: 287 more words


Talking about math to Congress

From MAA Focus:

If you think it’s hard to distill research results into a 15-minute conference presentation, try this: Choose a subject like matrix factorizations or recent progress on the twin prime conjecture.

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News Clips

With Success of Mini Primes, Veydra Lays Out Plans

The Veydra Mini Primes were widely debated when they launched their Kickstarter campaign. Cautiously optimistic cinematographers who had been waiting for a pro-level Micro 4/3 cinema lens contributed, and exceeded the modest Kickstarter goal of $50,000 with a whopping $272,000 final pledge. 1,469 more words


Nursing student finds passion in the beauty world

Finding your passion in life for some people can be the easiest thing, and that turned out that way for Shanetra Peterson. Peterson, 21, nursing major at Santa Fe College, found a passion for being a beauty advisor. 307 more words