# Mathematics

### Can you solve it? This apple teaser is hard core!

The logic puzzle that has a peel<p>Hi guzzlers,<p>What’s the similarity between a logic puzzle and an apple? Deduce! Sorry ... let’s begin.<p>You and your two friends Pip and Blossom are captured by an evil gang of logicians. In order to gain your freedom, the gang’s chief, Kurt, sets you this fearsome …

### Physics Is A Creative Endeavour

As someone who derives significant income from writing for money, I end up spending a fair bit of time reading writing advice. Not because I’m in need of tips, myself– after many years of this, I’ve got a routine that mostly works for me. Rather, I’m looking for good advice to pass on to other …

Theoretical Physics### A Mathematician Who Dances to the Joys and Sorrows of Discovery

Federico Ardila opens up about his journey as a mathematician, teacher, Colombian transplant, DJ and creator of mathematical spaces.<p>“Nadie te quita …

Education### 10 Math Tricks That Will Blow Your Mind

Are you ready to give your mathematics skills a boost? These simple math tricks can help you perform calculations more quickly and easily. They also …

### US students aren’t bad at math—they’re just not motivated

It’s no secret that young Americans perform poorly on math and science tests, especially compared to their peers in countries like Singapore, Korea and China, where math scores are among the highest in the world. Now, a working paper surfaces a fundamental reason for that weak performance: American …

Education### Whitney Umbrella

Geometry > Surfaces > Algebraic Surfaces ><p>MathWorld Contributors > Barile ><p>Interactive Entries > Interactive Demonstrations ><p>A surface which can be …

### Locked On Magic 11.20.17: Differential Diagnosis and the Mailbag! by Locked on Magic

The Orlando Magic took a hard loss to the Utah Jazz. An embarrassing loss actually. I discuss what the defeat means and answer your questions.

Orlando Magic### Retail SupervisorSkills and Knowledge

What skills are required for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers?<p>Importance<p>Skills<p>Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other …

Management### Making in Math

By Jamie Back<p>Mathematics is a subject that is visual in nature. The website youcubed.org has an entire section dedicated to sharing visual activities …

Determine### Mathematics must be creative, else it ain’t mathematics

Why school maths could do with more mash-ups<p>I recently discovered the talent that is Tokio Myers. If you haven’t yet come across his performances on …

Creativity### Math Fair

<i>History</i><p>In late May 2015, one of my Grade 9 students had the idea to take some of our favourite classroom tasks to elementary school students. Two …

Education### Bathroom, Mathroom

<i>“Wherever you are on World Toilet Day, make it about toilets.” So recommends the</i> <i>World Toilet Day website</i><i>. Today, I’m writing about math on this blog,</i> …

Bathrooms### Lessons for Beginners to Learn General Math’s

There are few other students that will create psychosomatic signs due to some of the chapters of general mathematics. There are a number of people …

Learning### American Mathematical Monthly - November 2017 | Mathematical Association of America

For November, the <i>Monthly</i> departs from its usual format to highlight undergraduate research in mathematics with a special issue, guest edited by Scott …

### It Never Stops with Pythagoras - CTK Insights

In the previous blog I described a discovery of Hirotaka Ebisui and an observation by Thanos Kalogerakis, both concerning what's known as Vecten's …

Determine### How Weehawken elementary students are learning math -- and having fun while doing it

Weehawken elementary students may be having more fun learning math than one might imagine.<p>Third- through sixth-graders at the Weehawken School …

Education### 6 Techniques To Teach Your Child Love Math

I’d love to share some of my best material with you. This ebook is chock-full of practical tips and advice on how to feel less overwhelmed and better …

Parenting### Wrong division: How maths can save democracy from gerrymandering

THIS time next year, US voters will be picking over the results of the 2018 mid-term elections. Will a beleaguered President Trump see the Republican …

### Probability of Four Random Integers Having a Common Factor

As in a sister page, the probability of an integer to be even, i.e., to be divisible by $2$ is $\displaystyle \frac{1}{2}.$ The probability of four …

Statistics### Help Your Gifted Child Having Math Learning Disability Triumph His Curriculums – TrdPip

Have you noticed your child saying that he hates math, he can’t get math or he don’t want to do math? Compared to other facets of learning like …

Education### Lecturer in Random Matrix Theory, Faculty of Science, The University of Melbourne

School of Mathematics and Statistics<br>Faculty of Science<br>The University of Melbourne, Australia<p>Salary: AUD98,775 – AUD117,290 p.a. plus 17% …

Education### Mathematical Association of America - Maryland-District of Columbia-Virginia Section

The Fall 2017 Meeting of the MD-DC-VA section of the MAA will be held at Christopher Newport University on November 17-18, 2017.<p>Preregistration is …

Education### EPaDel - Fall 2017 Section Meeting

<b>Frank Morgan</b> (Williams College)<i><br>The Most Efficient Tile of Space</i><p>The unit cube minimizes surface area among all unit-volume polyhedra of six faces to …

### Physicists Make a Groundbreaking Discovery! Hydrogen Atoms Contain A Classic Formula For Pi

For the first time, scientists have discovered a classic formula for pi in the world of quantum physics. Pi is the ratio between a circle’s …

Physics### Exploring Vecten's Wreaths with Linear Algebra

Long Huynh Huu<p>12 November 2017<p>Findings<p>It suffices to know the progression of polygons which are the convex hull of every second layer. In the …

Linear Algebra### Teaching High-Level Math to Young Students

There’s been a lot of talk lately about fast-track systems, separating classes based on ability, and promoting earlier and earlier start times for …

Teaching### For Our 100th Riddler, Can You Outthink The Students Of Riddler Nation?

Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up problems related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability.<p>And we’ve been …

### Educational Electronics and the Use of Calculators in Special Education – TrdPip

Accessing Student Curriculum<p>In special education, there are many things to consider when it comes to effectively accessing the student curriculum. …

Education### Guilt-Riddled Algebra

Guilt resulting from coffee being too good, so I’ve had too much of it and it’s only 11:00 AM, and now I’m afraid to talk to anyone because I’m a …

Humor### The Women Taking Math To The Next Dimension

You may associate math with calculators or multiplication tables on a chalkboard. But it actually reaches to much higher dimensions—extending far …

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