Mathematics Galore!

Mathematics Galore!

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Mathematics Galore! Showcases some of the best activities and student outcomes of the St. Mark's Institute of Mathematics and invites you to engage the mathematics yourself! Revel in the delight of deep intellectual play and marvel at the heights to which young scholars can rise. See some great mathematics explained and proved via natural and accessible means.Based on 26 essays (a€œnewslettersa€) and eight additional pieces, Mathematics Galore! offers a large sample of mathematical tidbits and treasures, each immediately enticing, and each a gateway to layers of surprising depth and conundrum. Pick and read essays in no particular order and enjoy the mathematical stories that unfold. Be inspired for your courses, your math clubs and your math circles, or simply enjoy for yourself the bounty of research questions and intriguing puzzlers that lie within.In grade school students draw factor trees. Here is a tree for 36, 000: 36000 900 40 9 8 100 5 33 20 2 5 4 10 2 2 2 52 At each stage we split the number at hand into a pair of factors, halting at the primes. (This forces the tree to stop. Good thing anbsp;...

Title:Mathematics Galore!
Author:James Tanton
Publisher:MAA - 2012-09-27


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