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Garrett Eastman

Wandering Visionary in Math's Far Realms - 2 views

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    "'The Fractalist,' Benoit B. Mandelbrot's Math Memoir"
Garrett Eastman

Beautiful Mathematics - 2 views

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    "Beautiful Mathematics is about beautiful mathematical concepts and creations. Mathematical ideas have an aesthetic appeal that can be appreciated by those who have the time and dedication to investigate. Mathematical topics are presented in the categories of words, images, formulas, theorems, proofs, solutions, and unsolved problems. Readers will investigate exciting mathematical topics ranging from complex numbers to arithmetic progressions, from Alcuin's sequence to the zeta function, and from hypercubes to infinity squared." (MAA, 2011)
Garrett Eastman

Mathematics Education Research Blog | A researcher's journey towards increased understa... - 13 views

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    "A researcher's journey towards increased understanding of his field"
Garrett Eastman

Here come the Math Girls - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education - 9 views

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    Describes hugely popular Japanese novel just released in English as "the rigor of a mathematics text with the drama of teenage romance".
Garrett Eastman

10 Ways To Think Like A Mathematician - 20 views

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    Companion pamphlet for Kevin Houston's book How to Think Like a Mathematician, outlining ten ways of questioning and reasoning
Garrett Eastman

The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution - 6 views

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    Forthcoming July 2011, available for pre-order. a biography of the 13th century Italian mathematician Leonardo of Pisa, better known as Fibonacci, who introduced the Hindu-Arabic system of numbers to the west. "Fibonacci's book Liber Abbaci (The Book of Calculation) was the first to recognize the power of the 10 numerals, and to aim them at the world of commerce."
Garrett Eastman

The Miss Rumphius Effect: Poetry in the Classroom - Math and Poetry - 7 views

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    A collection of resources using poetry to teach math concepts
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