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Mathematics Galore! [electronic resource]: The First Five Years of the St. Mark's Institute of Mathematics

James Tanton
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Washington, D.C. : The Mathematical Association of America, [2012]
Language
English
Variant Title
First five years of the St. Mark's Institute of Mathematics
Series
Classroom Resource Materials
Classroom Resource Materials (Unnumbered)
ISBN
9780883857762 (hbk.), 0883857766 (hbk.), 9781614441038 (electronic), 1614441030 (electronic)
Summary
The author of this book believes that there isn't enough creative exploration in mathematical education. To remedy this he has produced a recreational math book that promotes intellectual play and adaptability of thought by engaging the reader in mathematical activities.--
Contents
  • Arctangents
  • Benford's law
  • Braids
  • CLIP theory
  • Dots and dashes
  • Factor trees
  • Folding fractions and conics
  • Folding patterns and dragons
  • Folding and pouring
  • Fractions
  • Integer triangles
  • Lattice polygons
  • Layered tilings
  • The middle of a triangle
  • Partitions
  • Personalized polynomials
  • Playing with Pi
  • Pythagoras's theorem
  • On reflection
  • Repunits and primes
  • The Stern-Brocot tree
  • Tessellations
  • Theon's ladder and squangular numbers
  • Tiling and theorems
  • The tower of Hanoi
  • Weird multiplication.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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