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The main objective of this lesson is to illustrate an important application of mathematics in practical life -- namely in art. Most of the pictures selected for this lesson are visible on the walls of Al-Hambra – Granada (Spain), which i...
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This lesson is designed to introduce Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) methodology. Students can apply MCDM to a wide range of real-world decision contexts such as selecting a cellphone plan, choosing a roommate or teammate, deciding...
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Andrew Wakely, a mathematician, first published The Mariner’s Compass Rectified in 1694. The book was extremely popular; dozens of editions were printed over the course of nearly a century. The “rectifier,” shown here, is used to “readil...
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In this BLOSSOMS lesson, Professor Gilbert Strang introduces complex numbers in his inimitably crystal clear style. The class can go from no exposure to complex numbers all the way to Euler’s famous formula and even the Mandelbrot set, ...
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This lesson teaches students about the history of the Pythagorean theorem, along with proofs and applications and is geared toward high school Geometry students that have completed a year of Algebra.
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The goal of this lesson is to assist students to relate the forces acting upon particular objects and the “unseen” resolution of those forces. This lesson includes embedded video clips, animations, diagrams and inquiry-based experiments ...
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The aim of this lesson is to introduce the concepts of heat and temperature, which many students find confusing. During the lesson, students will be asked to explore and discuss situations where even though the same amount of heat is abs...
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