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Monthly Archives: August 2013
A World of Waves: video series
I haven’t added it yet to “video links”, but I just posted a video series on YouTube about Fourier series and how they have impacted modern science and technology and especially modern mathematics. It’s called “A World of Waves“. It’s … Continue reading
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Tagged 19th century, calculus, Fourier, history, math, mathematics, series, video, YouTube
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A fun question about handedness
Here’s a very quick question, which I actually got from OK Cupid, of all places: if you turn a lefthanded glove insideout, does it (a) stay a lefthanded glove, (b) turn into a righthanded glove, or (c) become neither? Think … Continue reading
A neat multibase identity
I’m about to start teaching my oneweek intensive math workshop for middle and high school students, which I call “Numbers in the Summer”. I hope to report a few fun tidbits from that workshop, for which I use materials from … Continue reading
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Tagged algebra, arithmetic, base b, identities, math, numbers in the summer, PCMI
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