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1) Re: Business Math?
Posted: Apr 23, 2017 1:23 PM, by: kirby urner
On Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 5:24 PM, Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com> wrote: > Ok, I guess, a very first step, for 10 year olds with no prior structured > thinking experience. Although a great non-pr ...

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2) Re: A very good website with apps for teaching fractions
Posted: Mar 19, 2017 8:30 PM, by: kirby urner
When it comes to fractions, it's a good idea to keep 3D (printable) volumes in the picture. In our Silicon Forest curriculum, we have a MITE (minimum tetrahedron) that fills space (per Aristotle). T ...

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3) Ethnicity in Mathematics: A Case Study
Posted: Feb 21, 2017 3:10 PM, by: kirby urner
Bridging mathematics to art is somewhat cliche as is lamenting their coming apart and going their separate ways.[1] The common wisdom is the "A" in STEAM (enhanced STEM) is for "Art", not "Anthr ...

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4) Re: ATLANTA TEST CHEATING: LESSONS NOT YET LEARNED
Posted: Apr 10, 2015 3:37 PM, by: kirby urner
On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 10:59 AM, Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com> wrote: > On 4/10/15, 1:40 PM, "kirby urner" <kirby.urner@gmail.com> wrote: > > But they don't know what they mean by "genetics" ye ...

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5) Re: Limits Redux (2)
Posted: Mar 27, 2015 7:48 PM, by: kirby urner
On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 2:06 PM, Haim <hpipik@netzero.com> wrote: > Sorry to start a new thread but there seems to be a bug in the web > interface and the original thread is not opening for me. > ...

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6) Anti-Pi
Posted: Mar 28, 2015 11:29 AM, by: Joe Niederberger
Kirby, do you mind if we move here? Wayne says: >No you aren't; you are confusing the sloppy way we all speak with the underlying formal mathematics. Mathematically speaking, these "and so forth" th ...

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7) Re: GST: sharing content directly with PWSs (personal workspaces)
Posted: Dec 10, 2014 9:42 AM, by: kirby urner
On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 11:00 PM, GS Chandy <chandy.sag@gmail.com> wrote: > > And I merely declined to take up something that you had thrust upon me as > a Mission. > > I may not have *studied* ...

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8) Re: In praise of Desmos
Posted: Nov 22, 2014 10:47 AM, by: kirby urner
On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 9:12 PM, Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com> wrote: > Let’s look at actual work and discuss all the little things that a > student must master. > > The attached jpeg is of a pro ...

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9) Re: Why do so many of us hate math?
Posted: Jul 10, 2014 11:56 AM, by: GS Chandy
Responding to israeliteknight's post dt. Jul 10, 2014 7:40 PM (http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=9515078) his entire 'high-IQ post' is pasted below my signature as a useful reference poin ...

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10) Re: Will Richardson Why Schools and Algebra 1
Posted: Sep 2, 2013 4:59 PM, by: GS Chandy
Further some remarks in my post dt. Sep 2, 2013 10:25 AM (http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=9252126), I just wanted to bring to mind a delightful short story by W. Somerset Maugham, title ...

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11) Re: kirby explains
Posted: Aug 10, 2013 6:51 PM, by: kirby urner
On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 8:47 AM, frank zubek <fzubek@yahoo.com> wrote: > Kirby wrote; > Constant for going between them: sqrt(9/8) * XYZ = IVM > - ----------------------------------------------- ...

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12) Re: rh. dodeca = 6 tet.vol.
Posted: Aug 10, 2013 6:11 PM, by: kirby urner
On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 12:38 PM, frank zubek <fzubek@yahoo.com> wrote: > Rhombic dodeca hed. is made of 2 cube vol. or 6 reg. tet. vol. Let's see > if this is true at this scale. > "Scale" shouldn' ...

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13) Re: Kirby and the fractions
Posted: Aug 6, 2013 11:47 PM, by: kirby urner
On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 12:47 PM, frank zubek <fzubek@yahoo.com> wrote: > I have been watching this debate, and my golly, fascinating. > > I'm glad you have, you might learn something. Did you ...

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14) Re: tet. calculations easier - Joe N
Posted: Jul 31, 2013 4:00 PM, by: frank zubek
Kirby wrote; If you do all this, and make the video of yourself doing it, and come back with that rhombic dedeca being 48 times that tetrahedron in volume, then definitely send me the URL. If you get ...

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15) Re: unit rad. spheres
Posted: Jul 27, 2013 2:26 AM, by: kirby urner
That last one got away from me before I finished adding the URLs. Here are the missing pieces: > The Steve Waterman mentioned here is the same one for whom Waterman > Polyhedrons are named. Th ...

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