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Rediscovering mathematics : you do the math

Author: Shai Simonson; Mathematical Association of America.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, ©2011.
Series: Classroom resource materials (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rediscovering mathematics is an eclectic collection of mathematical topics and puzzles aimed at talented youngsters and inquisitive adults who want to expand their view of mathematics.--[book cover].
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Simonson, Shai.
Rediscovering mathematics.
[Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, ©2011
(OCoLC)721622414
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shai Simonson; Mathematical Association of America.
ISBN: 9780883859124 0883859122
OCLC Number: 793206412
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 207 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction: How to read mathematics --
Mathematical discovery in the classroom --
Don't reach for your calendar (Yet) --
Have another piece of pie, Zeno? --
Thinking like a mathematician- Lessons from a medieval rabbi --
What is mathematics good for? --
Three averages --
Algorithms- the unexpected role of pure mathematics --
Pythagoras' theorem and math by pictures --
Memorizing versus understanding --
Games and gambling --
Soccer balls and counting tricks --
Pizza Pi and area --
Back to the classroom.
Series Title: Classroom resource materials (Unnumbered)
Other Titles: You do the math
Responsibility: Shai Simonson.

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