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1.

Good Will Hunting

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A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor.
DVD
2015; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
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Great Thinkers, Great Theorems

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DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Discrete Mathematics

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DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Joy of Thinking: The Beauty & Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas

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Discover classical mathematics as an artistic and creative realm that contains some of the greatest ideas of human history, ideas that have shaped cultures. Explore the fourth dimension, conincidences, fractals, the allure of number and gemoetry, in understandable terms. No formulas, problems, equations, techniques and drills that remind us of school, but thinking that opens doors and minds and become an endless frontier of ideas to explore.
DVD
2003
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The Films of Charles and Ray Eames: Volume 4

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Design Q&A: One of the most concise, witty statements about design ever put on film. IBM Mathematics Peep Shows: Brilliant, fast-paced explorations of intriguing mathematical concepts. SX-70: Lively presentation of a revolutionary Land camera. Copernicus: Rich, beautifully photographed film evoking the astronomer's universe. Fiberglass Chairs: Exciting look at the initial design and production of these famous chairs. Goods: Discussion of "the new covetables" and look at one of the Eameses' legendary 3-screen slide shows.
DVD
2000; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
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Why Study Logic?

Influential philosophers throughout history have argued that humans are purely rational beings. But cognitive studies show we are wired to accept false beliefs. Review some of our built-in biases, and discover that logic is the perfect corrective. Then survey what you will learn in the course.
Online
2017; 2016
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Geometry—Ancient Ropes and Modern Phones

Explore the origins of one of the oldest branches of mathematics. See how geometry not only deals with practical concerns such as mapping, navigation, architecture, and engineering, but also offers an intellectual journey in its own right—inviting big, deep questions.
Online
2017; 2014
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Beginnings—Jargon and Undefined Terms

Lay the basic building blocks of geometry by examining what we mean by the terms point, line, angle, plane, straight, and flat. Then learn the postulates or axioms for how those building blocks interact. Finally, work through your first proof—the vertical angle theorem.
Online
2017; 2014
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Angles and Pencil-Turning Mysteries

Using nothing more than an ordinary pencil, see how three angles in a triangle can add up to 180 degrees. Then compare how the experience of turning a pencil on a flat triangle differs from walking in a triangular shape on the surface of a sphere. With this exercise, Professor Tanton introduces you to the difference between flat and spherical geometry
Online
2017; 2014
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Similarity and Congruence

Define what it means for polygons to be "similar"or "congruent"by thinking about photocopies. Then use that to prove the third key assumption of geometry—the side-angle-side postulate—which lets you verify when triangles are similar. Thales of Ionia used this principle in 600 B.C.E. to impress the Egyptians by calculating the height of the pyramids.
Online
2017; 2014
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Visualizing Probability

Probability problems can be confusing as you try to decide what to multiply and what to divide. But visual models come to the rescue, letting you solve a series of riddles involving coins, dice, medical tests, and the granddaddy of probability problems that was posed to French mathematician Blaise Pascal in the 17th century.
Online
2018; 2016
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The Films of Charles and Ray Eames: Volume 4

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Design Q & A: One of the most concise, witty statements about design ever put on film. IBM Mathematics Peep Show: Brilliant, fast-paced explorations of intriguing mathematical concepts. SX-70: Lively presentation of a revolutionary Land camera. Copernicus: Rich, beautifully photographed film evoking the astronomer's universe. Fiberglass Chairs: Exciting look at the initial design and production of these famous chairs. Goods: Discussion of "the new covetables" and look at one of the Eameses' legendary 3-screen slide shows.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Man Who Loved Numbers

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Reviews Srinivasa Ramanujan's accomplishments in the field of mathematics and the current consequences of his work. Ramanujan left behind some of the most remarkable formulas and theorems in the history of pure mathematics. The origins of his mathematical insight, however, remain a mystery.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)
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Graphs [electronic resource]

This video describes how to read, interpret, and evaluate data displayed in bar graphs, line graphs, and pie charts. Dramatized segments and computer animations illustrate ways to determine the financial advantages of a staggered breeding schedule at a dairy farm; allocate rack space in a CD store, based on regional and local sales figures; and decide whether an athlete's physical characteristics indicate competition as a sprinter or as a distance runner.
Online
2005; 1995
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Decimals and Exponents [electronic resource]

This video describes how whole numbers and decimals are used in the monetary system, how to calculate costs in foreign currencies, and how to use exponents. Dramatized segments and computer animations focus on ways to determine the international value of U.S. dollars at a currency exchange; select chairs for an interior decorating job while staying within a budget; and calculate interstellar distances using scientific notation-and imagination.
Online
2005; 1995
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Logical Reasoning [electronic resource]

This video describes how to recognize and apply inductive and deductive reasoning. Dramatized segments and computer animations involve determining a crime suspect's guilt or innocence based on clues from a series of convenience store robberies; finding a strategy for winning a game played with coins; and matching students to the sports or musical instruments they play as a part of a puzzle.
Online
2005; 1995
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Measurement [electronic resource]

This video describes how to estimate costs of products and services, determine the circumference of an object and its effect on motion, and calculate area and volume. Dramatized segments and computer animations illustrate ways to use measurements taken from blueprints to estimate construction costs; determine tire sizes, which affect vehicle speed; and calculate a running track's circumference to fairly stagger the start lines.
Online
2005; 1995
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Fractions [electronic resource]

This video describes the meaning of fractions and how to solve problems involving sums and products. Dramatized segments and computer animations focus on adjusting ingredient amounts to vary the yield of recipes at a bakery; deciding whether to hire an untrained worker at a bike shop by projecting overtime wages and short-term productivity loss; and learning to read musical notation including fractional measures.
Online
2005; 1995
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Formulas [electronic resource]

This video describes how to construct formulas and equations, solve equations with one variable, and use formulas in basic computer spreadsheets. Dramatized segments and computer animations demonstrate ways to predict future sales and costs of cordless phones at an electronics store by using spreadsheets; select an economical rental car by devising a formula to compare competing rates; and determine a small airplane's gross weight before takeoff.
Online
2008; 1995
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Coordinates [electronic resource]

This video describes how to identify points, plot ordered pairs on a graph, use map coordinates to find locations, and apply graphical break-even analysis to linear functions. Dramatized segments and computer animations illustrate ways to describe positions on a game board by using coordinates; program an industrial robot to assemble TVs in a factory; use a road map while traveling; and evaluate the impact of franchise costs and product prices on profit at a frozen yogurt bar company.
Online
2008; 1995