Famous Equations and Inequalities
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|Peter Alfeld, University of Utah|
|An idiosyncratic and personal selection of particularly important or particularly intriguing mathematical equations, not all of them complicated. Mathematical Constants; The definition of Pi; The definition of e; A differential equation; The Pythagorean Theorem; The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; Taylor Series; Eigenvalue Problems; Linear Systems; A Variational Principle; The Mandelbrot Set; Loan Payments; The Triangle Inequality; Reverse Triangle Inequality; Cantor's Theorem. Also equations for physics: Energy, mass, and the speed of light; Gravity.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Math Topics:||Equations, Vectors, Number Sense/About Numbers, Calculus (Single Variable), Fractals, Algebraic Number Theory, Inequalities, Interest Calculation, Physics|
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