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Visit this site: http://www.math.hmc.edu/funfacts/

Author:Francis E. Su; Mathematics Dept., Harvey Mudd College
Description: A site developed as a resource for professors wishing to enrich their courses with mathematical 'fun facts': more than 100 5-minute math tidbits that can be used at the beginning of class to get students interested in mathematics. They are best used in lower-division courses such as calculus. On the site you can pull up a random fun fact, or search by subject, keyword, or level of difficulty. Subjects covered include Algebra, Calculus/Analysis, Combinatorics, Geometry, Number Theory, Probability, and Topology.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Linear Algebra, Analysis, Calculus (Single Variable), Combinatorics, Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Number Theory, Probability, Topology, Literature/Poetry, Music

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