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Topic: A good math blog?
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Re: A good math blog?
Posted: Feb 13, 2014 8:49 PM
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On 11/02/2014 02:12, Stan Brown wrote:
> A co-worker and I were talking today. She's interested in math, but
> feels she did poorly in it in school. From what she described, it
> was poor teaching at the university level -- she had a run of bad
> luck with her instructors.
> She doesn't want to take a math course, but she would like to (my
> words) be exposed to mathematical thinking. I've recommended John
> Allen Paulos and Gerd Gigerenzer to her, but it strikes me that a
> blog she could follow would be just perfect: small columns that used
> something real-world to illustrate a mathematical concept.
> Anyone have a good candidate?

This doesn't quite answer your question, but she might get something
from the old classic "How To Solve It" by Pólya. I'm sure you know it.

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