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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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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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Visualizing Combinatorics: Art of Counting

Combinatorics deals with counting combinations of things. Discover that many such problems are really one problem: how many ways are there to arrange the letters in a word? Use this strategy and the factorial operation to make combinatorics questions a piece of cake.
Online
2018; 2016
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Symmetry: Revitalizing Quadratics Algebra

Learn why quadratic equations have "quad" in their name, even though they don't involve anything to the 4th power. Then try increasingly challenging examples, finding the solutions by sketching a square. Finally, derive the quadratic formula, which you've been using all along without realizing it.
Online
2018; 2016
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An Introduction to Quadratic Polynomials

Transition to a more complex type of algebraic expression, which incorporates squared terms and is therefore known as quadratic. Learn how to use the FOIL method (first, outer, inner, last) to multiply linear terms to get a quadratic expression.
Online
2018; 2009
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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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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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Logarithms and Logarithmic Functions [electronic resource]

The scientific advances of the 16th and early 17th centuries involved huge amounts of numerical data, and a computational device was desperately needed to make time-consuming calculations easier and more efficient. This video begins with a historical overview of John Napier's response to the dilemma-including his introduction of the term logarithm, or logos ("reason") combined with arithmos ("number")-which forever changed the world of computation. Led by internationally acclaimed math educator Dr. Monica Neagoy, the program then derives the properties of logs, examines logarithmic functions and graphs, and finally explores the well-known Richter magnitude scale. Featured concepts include functions, inverse functions, logarithms, exponential functions, and logarithmic functions.
Online
2011
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Linear Functions [electronic resource]: Algebra Nspirations

Can algebra and digital technology help us understand how an airplane takes off and lands? Or how to analyze the data from studies of greenhouse levels in the atmosphere? What can we learn about the relationship between two variables, such as speed and time? In this program, internationally acclaimed mathematics educator Dr. Monica Neagoy explores the nature of linear functions through the use of graphing calculators. Concepts featured in the video include standard form, slope-intercept form, point-slope form, and solving linear equations. Lessons use real-world examples from engineering, construction, air travel, and space travel to help students discover and understand algebraic concepts. All examples are solved algebraically and then reinforced through the use of the TI-Nspire gra [...]
Online
2011
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How Is Science Applying the Wonders of Mathematics? [electronic resource]

In its purest form it can provide endless riddles and puzzles to solve and provide solutions and answers to some of life's biggest questions. And in practical ways it can help us make the best possible choices. This episode explores some of the wonders of mathematics, a scientific language used to explain the physical world and write the blueprints of the future.
Online
2012
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Variables and Equations [electronic resource]

Since the time of the Babylonians, variables and equations have played a central role in mathematics. But despite its ancient origins, algebra remains a tough subject for many of today's students and it's wise to provide them with powerful visual aids. In this program, internationally acclaimed mathematics educator Dr. Monica Neagoy traces the history and evolution of algebra and explores the two principal equations encountered in introductory algebra courses-linear and quadratic. Problems involving linear and quadratic equations are solved using the TI-Nspire graphing calculator. Concepts examined in the video include variables, equations, functions, formulas, linear functions and equations, quadratic functions and equations, and solving equations graphically.
Online
2011
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Quadratic Functions [electronic resource]

A baseball's flight, a swimmer's dive, a runner's long jump-all are governed by quadratic principles. Even the trajectories of streams of water from a fountain can be analyzed with the help of quadratics! In this program, internationally acclaimed mathematics educator Dr. Monica Neagoy uses the TI-Nspire graphing calculator to explore the nature of quadratic functions. Concepts studied in the video include quadratic functions and equations, standard form, graphing quadratic equations, and solving quadratic equations graphically. Examples from space travel and other cases of projectile motion provide real-world examples for understanding and clarifying algebraic concepts. All examples are solved graphically.
Online
2011