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Monthly Archives: August 2016
It’s Not a Trick, It’s an Illusion
I’ve stumbled on the Best Illusion of the Year Contest a few times, but this is the first year I’ve thought about the illusions mathematically. Dave Richeson wrote two posts about this illusion by Kokichi Sugihara, one of the top … Continue reading
Posted in Recreational Mathematics
Tagged Dave Richeson, math, mathematics, optical illusions
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Carnival of Mathematics 137
Welcome to the 137th Carnival of Mathematics! Let me begin with a story about pizza. I was at one of my favorite pizzerias in New Haven recently where they have the craziest method for slicing pizza: start with a standard … Continue reading
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Tagged Brian Hayes, carnival of mathematics, David Castelvecchi, Gonzalo Ciruelos, Kevin Knudson, Mark Dominus, mochizuki, Nancy Yi Liang
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BacktoSchool Blogs
I have spent almost every August since I was five years old getting ready for the beginning of school, so it’s a little strange this year not to be shopping for binders and pencils, buying textbooks, or preparing lesson plans. … Continue reading
Posted in Math Education
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