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My diary: Mathematics Of Art

Business mathematics entail the mathematics of art and assessing of tables, graphs and charts, calculation of markups and discounts and solving problems related to percentage, proportion and ratio; ascertaining costs of ...
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Nothing nerdy about math's role in society - U-T San Diego

Nothing nerdy about math's role in society - U-T San Diego | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Nothing nerdy about math's role in societyU-T San DiegoAccording to one news story, “Pi has long fascinated mathematicians, with some of the greatest thinkers putting their noggins to the task of calculating it.
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Intersections -- Poetry with Mathematics: Mindless chance

Intersections -- Poetry with Mathematics: Mindless chance | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
... Poetry with Mathematics. Mathematical language can heighten the imagery of a poem; mathematical structure can deepen its effect. Feast here on an international menu of poems made rich by mathematical ingredients.
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Olympics: are the fastest and strongest reaching their mathematical limits?

Olympics: are the fastest and strongest reaching their mathematical limits? | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
At the modern Games, success is measured in seconds.
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Algebra Is Essential in a 21 Century Economy - Huffington Post

Algebra Is Essential in a 21 Century Economy - Huffington Post | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
U.S. News & World ReportAlgebra Is Essential in a 21 Century EconomyHuffington PostHacker argues that the teaching of mathematics takes a toll beginning with students in junior high or middle school.
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Knowledge of fractions and long division "key to later mathematics success" - Institute of Education, University of London

Knowledge of fractions and long division "key to later mathematics success" - Institute of Education, University of London | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
RT @chrisedwardsesq: MATHS MATTERS: Knowledge of fractions and long division "key to later mathematics success" http://t.co/x5wbWyNf”...
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Mathematics Movement | Mathematics Learning

Srinivas Ramanujan, the great Indian mathematician, occupies a unique position in history of mathematics. Despite of all challenges, he rose to be one of the most outstanding creative mathematicians of modern times.
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DJ /Rupture Hacks Western Musical Institutions

DJ /Rupture Hacks Western Musical Institutions | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

Once you have established the connection between Music and mathematics, we then have a cultural landscape. This blog post is about making that landscape multi cultural. Sufi Plug Ins give audio software a multicultural twist (RT @SPINmagazine: DJ /Rupture hacks Western musical institutions: how Sufi Plug Ins give audio software a multicultural twist http://t.co/y9GDUvJU...)...

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TEDxNYED: Creativity and Mathematics « Mr Honner

TEDxNYED: Creativity and Mathematics « Mr Honner | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Here is the video of my talk at this year's TEDxNYED conference. My talk was on Creativity and Mathematics. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yqmbJc3xWA Mathematics is an inherently creative process. Students and ...
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87th Carnival of Mathematics | Random Walks

87th Carnival of Mathematics | Random Walks | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
The 87th Carnival of Mathematics has arrived!! Here's a simple computation for you: What is the sum of the squares of the first four prime numbers? That's right, it's Good job. Now, onto the carnival.
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Your ability to imagine a number line may not be hardwired after all - io9

Your ability to imagine a number line may not be hardwired after all - io9 | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Eureka! Science NewsYour ability to imagine a number line may not be hardwired after allio9For years, scientists who study our basic mathematical intuitions believed the number-line concept to be inborn.
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Checksum Discovered In DNA (The Mathematics Of DNA)

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Imagine that someone gives you a mystery novel with an entire page ripped out.
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Springer and EMS call on mathematical community to contribute to articles on ... - Knowledgespeak

Springer and EMS call on mathematical community to contribute to articles on ...KnowledgespeakSTM publisher Springer Science+Business Media and the European Mathematical Society (EMS) partnered to transform the Encyclopedia of Mathematics(EoM) into...
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Nonsense paper accepted by mathematics journal

Last month That's Mathematics! reported another landmark event in the history of academic publishing. A paper by Marcie Rathke of the University of Southern North Dakota at Hoople had been provisionally accepted for ...
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Fiala on ethics: Do the right thing. Do the math - Fresno Bee

Fiala on ethics: Do the right thing. Do the mathFresno BeeAs kids tune up their calculators and complain about their math homework, let's consider the moral value of mathematics.
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Abstract mathematics may be next front in culture war: This is a debate which I have been trying to avoid here, but its becoming to loud to do so.

Abstract mathematics may be next front in culture war: This is a debate which I have been trying to avoid here, but its becoming to loud to do so. | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
The intersection of A and B*, denoted A ∩ B. (*Just as long as A and B aren't of the same sex.) 'The next front in the culture war for America's resurgent Christian fundamentalist movement may be set theory.
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Google Reader - Maths Teaching

Google Reader - Maths Teaching | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
My list of Mathematics blogs/feeds to follow http://t.co/fXZTEBsr...
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Math Mama post

Math Mama post | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

"Two years ago, I linked to Gary Davis' post which quotes in full Skemp's paper, Relational Understanding and Instrumental Understanding (first published in Mathematics Teaching). Last summer and fall, a number of bloggers ..."  This blog post is worth going to to follow through to Kemp's paper on forms of understanding

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KnightsofImhotepLibrary: Ethnomathematics _ Challenging ...

KnightsofImhotepLibrary: Ethnomathematics _ Challenging ... | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

This site seems legitemate, and allows you to download a copy of the following book on ethnomathematics. Powell, Arthur B. (Editor); Frankenstein, Marilyn (Editor). Ethnomathematics : Challenging Eurocentrism in Mathematics Education.

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Women in the violent world of mathematics « Mathematics under the ...

Women in the violent world of mathematics « Mathematics under the ... | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

This blog post discuses the culture of different fields of maths, proposing an model of colaborative rather than competitave discourse.

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Mathematics is the loom upon which God weaves the...

Mathematics is the loom upon which God weaves the... | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Mathematics is the loom upon which God weaves the fabric of the universe.
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Zeeaall Zeeooll: ETHNOMATHEMATICS ACROSS MULTICULTURE ...

Zeeaall Zeeooll: ETHNOMATHEMATICS ACROSS MULTICULTURE ... | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

Prof. Marcus du Sautoy visits China and explores how mathematics helped build imperial China and was at the heart of such amazing feats of engineering as the Great Wall. He discovers the first use of a decimal place ...

This is a blog entry written by someone for whom english may not be the first language, however reading this, and looking at the underlying experience forms a good example of multicultural mathematics in itself."

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Mathematics Survey » Blog Archive » Math and Design

Mathematics Survey » Blog Archive » Math and Design | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Those who are creative often shy away from math. This is partly the fault of many education systems around the world that at an early age make young people choose between the humanities and the sciences.
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An Equation That Predicts The Length Of Celebrity Marriages | Centives

An Equation That Predicts The Length Of Celebrity Marriages | Centives | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Using mathematics to predict which #celebrity marriages will last: http://t.co/5AuFWQfC...
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qotd. oddly pertinent to mathematics.

qotd. oddly pertinent to mathematics. | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
There’s no sense in being precise when you don’t even know what you’re talking about. — John von Neumann (qotd.
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