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Author:Steve Mayer
Description: Ten ... problems to make you think, facts about maths you may not know, good maths books, mathematicians, maths jokes, reasons to study maths, mathematical links, mathematics software programs, mathematical constants, mathematical formulae. Ten little-known facts about math include a comparison of British and American math terms such as "trapezium" and "trapezoid"; ham sandwich and hairy ball theorems; how calculators do not use series for trig functions; and an elegant integral that evaluates the difference between 22/7 and pi.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Link Listings, Books, Recreations, Humor, Software
Math Ed Topics: Public Understanding of Math

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