Tag Archives: Experimental Mathematics

What is an Experimental Math Course and Why Should We Care?

By: Lara Pudwell, Valparaiso University What is the first meaningful mathematics problem you remember solving? For me, it was the nine dots, four lines puzzle. When my fourth grade teacher assigned it as an extra credit problem, I spent several … Continue reading

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Thick Derivatives

by Tevian Dray, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University One of the iconic messages of the calculus reforms that took place in the¬†1990s is the “Rule of Four,” emphasizing the use of multiple¬†representations: algebraic, geometric, numeric, and verbal. But … Continue reading

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