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Description: A topical series about math in culture, politics, psychology, and other popular themes, many written by math professor Jordan Ellenberg. Articles, which date back to June, 2001, have included "Barry Bonds and the Placebo Effect," "Algebra for Adulterers," "Don't Worry about Grade Inflation," "Love by the Numbers," "Building a Better World Series," "Sex and Significance," "Six Degrees of Innovation," and "We're Down $700 Billion. Let's Go Double or Nothing!" and "Big Payout, Big Suckers?" and "Will the Democrats Flip the House?"and "Who Cares About Poincaré?" and "Does Gödel Matter?"

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Humanities, Social Sciences, Sports
Math Ed Topics: Public Understanding of Math

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