Monthly Archives: July 2014

Logarithms Celebrate Their 400th Birthday – A Science News Article

The first time I entered the math library at Lebanon Valley College, I was struck by what I saw on top of the bookcases – a giant slide rule!  Though I had never used one, I remembered my dad telling … Continue reading

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Why Do Americans Stink at Math? – an NYTimes Article

In school, did you “learn” mathematics by just memorizing some facts and not really understanding where those facts arose? Karen Morgan Ivy Tweeted the below Calvin and Hobbes comic. Is Mathematics an art or a science? Calvin has a different … Continue reading

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