The following images look like animals, but they are not drawings. These are actually connected subsets of the plane. I have defined these sets by some families of circles which are related to trigonometric functions.
The addiction takes over at exactly 9:30 A.M. on business days. I hold my breath to see what phases the stock market. Could Pfizer skyrocket over 50 percent because of news for a groundbreaking cancer drug? Could McDonald's dip 50 percent because of higher than expected trans fat in Big Macs?
They say there's no such thing as a stupid question. 'They' have clearly never been a middle school teacher.
Eventually students and teachers will adjust to the newer tests and scores will rise, not because they know math, but because they know the test.
Each year, tens of thousands of students like them may be prevented from taking required math courses that they could likely pass. They're tripped up by placement tests, even though research shows that high school records are more accurate predictors of students' college performance.
When dealing with doubt, axioms can be extremely interesting for those of us looking at faith from a scientific lens.
Teachers are experts on child education. They have the best intentions for the students in mind. We don't have to agree with it, but we can respect it. If you are confused, ask teachers why they did something before you discredit a teacher on the Internet.
Visit an American college campus today and you'll see a more diverse student body than ever before. But the graduation rate for minority students falls far below the nationwide average.
When we want to create a beautiful image by drawing line segments or circles, we can use sawtooth waves. The sawtooth wave is a useful waveform to int...
A simple equation can help you become a light packer. Learn it then apply it to every item you are considering packing, every time you pack. Item Value > Space Required + Additional Weight
The U.S. can continue to outspend every nation in education and pay lip-service to STEM, but reform will not happen until families and policymakers remind colleges and universities of their responsibility to prepare students, through a robust core curriculum, for a prosperous future rooted in real skills and knowledge.
Is it possible to arrange 20 infinitely long cigarettes in such a way that each one touches the other 19? No bending or breaking is allowed.
I eventually gave Amelia the first grade math evaluation. Afterwards, I asked her about school. We did some problems from her school textbook together and talked about things she liked to do. She told me that she loved to read but hated math. "I'm just not good at it."
"It's bullshit." That's how Fast Company summed up the golden ratio in April. According to writer John Brownlee, that mainstay of art appreciation classes and junior-high geometry is "total nonsense," "an urban legend, a myth, a design unicorn."
In Part One of this interview with the founder of neuroesthetics, Semir Zeki, he spoke about beauty from a neurological perspective. Here he defends his field after some recent academic and media criticisms.