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A Guide to Completing The Square

Hello. I will be talking about the algebra technique called completing the square. This technique is required from time to time and especially when you least expect it. 529 more words

Mathematics

Cubic Equations And The Complex Field

One thing I wish to see in languages such as PHP is to find them supporting the complex type. Complex numbers are more than vectors in 2D, and I wish to see expression containing them parsed just like the ones with real numbers. 334 more words

The paper napkin trigonometry trick with a smattering of Pythagorean triples. 

Take a piece of paper and do the following:

  1. Make it into a square (interesting discussion on best way to do this).
  2. Fold in half then unfold so you have created crease along a vertical line of symmetry…
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Algebra

Let Them Struggle!

So apparently there is this MTBoS30 thing happening, which is particularly serendipitous, as I had a rather fantastic inspiration this morning with my Algebra class this morning. 572 more words