25,000 page views

I’m taking a one-day break from my usual posts on mathematics and mathematics education to note a symbolic milestone: meangreenmath.com has had more than 25,000 total page views since its inception in June 2013. Many thanks to the followers of this blog, and I hope that you’ll continue to find this blog to be a useful resource to you.

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Some other (probably useless) statistics: this blog has been viewed by readers from 145 different countries. Top viewership: the United States, India, the Philippines, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil, Pakistan, Singapore, and France.

Ten most viewed posts (written by me):

  1. All I want to be is a high school math teacher. Why do I have to take Real Analysis?
  2. An infinite number of mathematicians walk into a bar
  3. Formula for a finite geometric series (Part 8)
  4. Full lesson plan: Platonic solids
  5. Fun with Dimensional Analysis
  6. Geometric magic trick
  7. My “history” of solving cubic, quartic and quintic equations
  8. MyScript MathPad: Handwriting LaTeX generator
  9. Square roots and logarithms without a calculator: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6
  10. Student misconceptions about PEMDAS

Ten most viewed posts (guest presenters):

  1. Engaging students: Deriving the Pythagorean theorem
  2. Engaging students: Distinguishing between axioms, postulates, theorems, and corollaries
  3. Engaging students: Distinguishing between inductive and deductive reasoning
  4. Engaging students: Factoring quadratic polynomials
  5. Engaging students: Laws of Exponents
  6. Engaging students: right-triangle trigonometry
  7. Engaging students: Solving linear systems of equations by either substitution or graphing
  8. Engaging students: Solving linear systems of equations with matrices
  9. Engaging students: Solving one-step and two-step inequalities
  10. Engaging students: Solving quadratic equations

Top five referrals not written by me (thank you!):

  1. http://ispeakmath.org/2012/05/03/square-roots-with-cheez-its-and-a-graphic-organizer/
  2. http://www.reddit.com/r/learnmath/comments/2alfmp/algebra_square_roots_how_do_you_find_a_square/
  3. http://www.reddit.com/r/mentalmath/comments/22mogi/square_roots_and_logarithms_without_a_calculator/
  4. http://hogamy.wordpress.com/2014/04/12/common-core-subtraction-and-the-open-number-line-part-4/
  5. http://mathwithbaddrawings.com/2014/01/22/39-ways-to-love-math/

Top ten search engine terms that landed people on my blog:

  1. systems of equations project / system of equations project / system of linear equations project / system of equations project ideas
  2. geometry tricks
  3. law of exponents foldable / exponent rules foldable
  4. tables
  5. cavalieri’s principle
  6. mean green math (hey, it works!)
  7. how to find square root using log book
  8. green math
  9. mathematical table
  10. student art work with circles and parabolas

Ten other search engine terms that caught my attention:

  1. deercrossing sign phone call
  2. engaging students in reading lesson
  3. examples of inductive and deductive reasoning in the declaration of independence
  4. grape and triangle pun
  5. great clean jokes 2013
  6. math rap on solving systems of equations with substitution
  7. meetkunde trucjes
  8. slide rule advertisement
  9. the stereotypes about math that hold americans back
  10. youtube/danceofchanceprobabilityfromanormalcurve

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