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How to Celebrate Math Poetry Month

April is the intersection of Math Awareness Month and National Poetry Month, so obviously we are all celebrating Math Poetry Month. Some of my favorite posts on Roots of Unity have been about poetry. This year, I posted “In Praise of Fractals” … Continue reading

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You Were on the Moon: Astropoetry from Tychogirl

After my last post about one-syllable math, I tried my hand at a proof of the math fact of Rolle in short words. The constraints and focus on words themselves got me thinking about mathematics in a way I usually … Continue reading

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The Poetry of Calculus (The Calculus of Poetry?)

Right now I’m driving from Chicago to Salt Lake City to start a job at the University of Utah. My route has taken me past a lot of silos and water towers, which naturally make me think of related rates. … Continue reading

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