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 100,000 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.

Twenty most viewed posts or series (written by me):

All I want to be is a high school teacher. Why do I have to take Real Analysis?
Analog clocks
Another poorly written word problem
Arithmetic and geometric series
Common Core, subtraction, and the open number line
Exponential growth and decay
Finger trick for multiplying by 9
Full lesson plan: magic squares
Full lesson plan: Platonic solids
Fun with dimensional analysis
Importance of the base case in a proof by induction
Infraction
Inverse Functions
My “history” of solving cubic, quartic and quintic equations
My Mathematical Magic Show
Square roots and logarithms without a calculator
Student misconceptions about PEMDAS
Taylor series without calculus
Was there a Pi Day on 3/14/1592?
What Happens if the Explanatory and Response Variables Are Sorted Independently?

Twenty most viewed posts (guest presenters):

Engaging students: Classifying polygons
Engaging students: Congruence
Engaging students: Deriving the distance formula
Engaging students: Distinguishing between axioms, postulates, theorems, and corollaries
Engaging students: Distinguishing between inductive and deductive reasoning
Engaging students: Factoring quadratic polynomials
Engaging students: Finding x- and y-intercepts
Engaging students: Laws of Exponents
Engaging students: Multiplying binomials
Engaging students: Order of operations
Engaging students: Pascal’s triangle
Engaging students: Right-triangle trigonometry
Engaging students: Solving linear systems of equations by either substitution or graphing
Engaging students: Solving linear systems of equations with matrices
Engaging students: Solving one-step and two-step inequalities
Engaging students: Solving quadratic equations
Engaging students: Square roots
Engaging students: Translation, rotation, and reflection of figures
Engaging students: Using right-triangle trigonometry
Engaging students: Volume and surface area of pyramids and cones

If I’m still here at that time, I’ll make a summary post like this again when this blog has over 200,000 page views.

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I'm a Professor of Mathematics and a University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of North Texas. For eight years, I was co-director of Teach North Texas, UNT's program for preparing secondary teachers of mathematics and science.
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