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Week 2: Spiral of Theodorus

5.) When your done, you can transform your work into a fun sketch:

Possible reflection/discussion questions:

  • How does the Pythagorean Theorem apply here? What pattern do the hypotenuses make?
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Math Is Fun

Simultaneous engagement

  1. The doctrine of simultaneous engagements assumes that all learned things are like nods that are weaved and re-looped actively, reactively and retro-actively activated as a whole at will.
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From giant sloths to Pythagorean proofs: Five presidents with niche scientific interests

President’s day is one of those holidays you forget about until you realize you have the day off from work. Or, if you don’t get off work, a holiday you forgot about until precisely this moment. 18 more words

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Who Benefits from the NBA’s Recent Pace Revolution? (Part 1 of 3)

As we approach the end of the first third of the NBA season, paradoxically, the picture seems to have become more nebulous. Questions concerning the legitimacy of the Kings and Mavericks, the sustainability of the Clippers, the potency of the Raptors, and a multitude of others involving the likes of Jimmy Butler, Brad Stevens, and the bottom-half of the Eastern Conference. 1,073 more words


Fermat’s Last Theorem

Fermat’s last theorem was the last problem Pierre de Fermat ever claimed to have solved. Fermat often wrote in the margins of his books and one particular evening, while reading Arithmetica by the Greek mathematician Diophantus, he wrote “I have the answer to this equation, but the margin is too small to contain it”. 174 more words


Math Monday

This video is so cool! I can’t wait to try out the many different proofs with students! I really think that the Proof of Rearrangement would be a fun one to try with triangle and square paper cut-outs. 16 more words