How To Study Math. How to Study Mathematics For an excellent web site with some great discussion of study skills check out the following site by Martin Greenhow.
The site has some occasional comments pertaining to the school Dr. Greenhow teaches out but is non the less a great site that goes into much greater detail that I do here. Before I get into the tips for how to study math let me first say that everyone studies differently and there is no one right way to study for a math class. There are a lot of tips in this document and there is a pretty good chance that you will not agree with all of them or find that you can’t do all of them due to time constraints. Now, I figure that there are two groups of people here reading this document, those that are happy with their grade, but are interested in what I’ve got to say and those that are not happy with their grade and want some ideas on how to improve. The next category is the people who spend hours each day studying and still don’t do well. Math Keeps Friends & Colleagues Together on 9/11 Memorial. At first glance — and even after deep scrutiny — the names on a new memorial to those killed on September 11, 2001, seem randomly arrayed.
The names are not arranged alphabetically nor, for the most part, are they presented in labeled groups. But the memorial's layout is anything but random. The 2,983 names — etched across bronze panels surrounding two memorial pools of water, one north and one south — are strung together in a way that reflects thousands of complex interpersonal relationships forged before the attacks and, on at least one occasion, during the immediate aftermath. [Read more about the 9/11 anniversary in this in-depth report] The memorial's arrangement preserves, for instance, the terrible blow suffered by the investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald. Although no heading identifies them as such, the 704 names of those killed at Cantor Fitzgerald appear together on the memorial. Some requests, such as the one linking Victor Wald and Harry Ramos, were somewhat simpler. Math. Inverse Graphing Calculator. Ten Must Read Books about Mathematics. Posted by Antonio Cangiano in Essential Math, Suggested Reading on July 17th, 2007 | 70 responses I love books with the ability to inspire readers.
Many non-mathematicians consider mathematics as something abstruse and complicated, suitable only for ‘nerds’. Often I highlight the unfounded nature of this prejudice, but nothing is more effective at disproving this stigma than a good book. I was in fact able to quickly change many of my friends’ views on the topic, by just giving them a good book which shows the beauty and fascinating nature of mathematics and science in general. The following is a list of great titles, most of which are fairly cheap. Feynman point. Pi's first few hundred digits contain ample double consecutive digits (marked yellow), and a few triples (marked green).
The presence of the sextuple (marked red), dubbed the "Feynman point", in such a small sample is an intriguing anomaly. The Feynman point is a sequence of six 9s that begins at the 762nd decimal place of the decimal representation of π. It is named after physicist Richard Feynman, who once stated during a lecture he would like to memorize the digits of π until that point, so he could recite them and quip "nine nine nine nine nine nine and so on", suggesting, in a tongue-in-cheek manner, that π is rational. Related statistics
Math nerds do it better! Vi Hart: Math Doodling. Remember that video about doodling dragons and fractals and stuff?
I finally finished part 2! Here is a magnet link so you can dowload it via torrent. Here it is on YouTube: You can tell I worked on it for a long time over many interruptions (travelling and other stuff), because in order to keep myself from hating what was supposed to be a quick easy part 2, I had to amuse myself with snakes. Part of working on part 2 was working on part 3 and other related material, so the next one should go faster. Here was part 1, via Torrent or YouTube. Langton's Ant.