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Explaining the "whys" of mathematicsWed, 22 Mar 2017 11:00:28 +0000hourly1http://wordpress.com/Comment on To prove that two things are equal, show that the difference is zero by My Favorite One-Liners: Part 50 | Mean Green Math
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:00:28 +0000http://meangreenmath.com/?p=4466#comment-14067[…] today’s one-liner: “To prove that two things are equal, show that the difference is zero.” This principle is surprisingly handy in the secondary mathematics curriculum. For example, […]
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:00:40 +0000http://meangreenmath.com/?p=2229#comment-14064[…] In this series, I’m compiling some of the quips and one-liners that I’ll use with my students to hopefully make my lessons more memorable for them. Today’s post is certainly not a one-liner but instead is my pseudohistory for how the roots of polynomials were found. […]
]]>Comment on Was There a Pi Day on 3/14/1592? by John Quintanilla
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:33:31 +0000http://meangreenmath.com/?p=4253#comment-14046Reblogged this on Mean Green Math and commented:

In honor of Pi Day, here’s a bonus edition of Mean Green Math from two years ago.

]]>Comment on Non-geometric infinite series (Part 12) by My Favorite One-Liners: Part 35 | Mean Green Math
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Tue, 07 Mar 2017 12:00:39 +0000http://meangreenmath.com/?p=1519#comment-14034[…] Of course, this one converges since it’s an infinite geometric series. Then we’ll move on to an infinite series that is not geometric: […]
]]>Comment on Formula for an infinite geometric series (Part 9) by My Favorite One-Liners: Part 35 | Mean Green Math
https://meangreenmath.com/2013/09/16/formula-for-an-infinite-geometric-series-part-9/comment-page-1/#comment-14033
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 12:00:37 +0000http://meangreenmath.com/?p=1170#comment-14033[…] course, this one converges since it’s an infinite geometric series. Then we’ll move on to an infinite series that is not […]
]]>Comment on Teaching the Chain Rule inductively by Deepak Suwalka
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Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:12:08 +0000http://meangreenmath.com/?p=2234#comment-14024It’s a nice post about chain rule. It’s really helpful. I really like it. Thanks for sharing it.
]]>Comment on Reminding students about Taylor series: Index by My Favorite One-Liners: Part 29 | Mean Green Math
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Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:01:32 +0000http://meangreenmath.com/?p=3753#comment-14023[…] expansion for . However, my experience is that most students have decidedly mixed feelings about Taylor series; often, it’s the last thing that they learn in Calculus II, which means it’s the first […]
]]>Comment on Reminding students about Taylor series (Part 4) by My Favorite One-Liners: Part 29 | Mean Green Math
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Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:01:29 +0000http://meangreenmath.com/?p=614#comment-14022[…] course, this is the Taylor series expansion for . However, my experience is that most students have decidedly mixed feelings about Taylor […]
]]>Comment on Correlation and Causation: Index by My Favorite One-Liners: Part 22 | Mean Green Math
https://meangreenmath.com/2015/01/03/correlation-and-causation-index/comment-page-1/#comment-14008
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:02:38 +0000http://meangreenmath.com/?p=3807#comment-14008[…] For further reading, see my series on correlation and causation. […]
]]>Comment on Arithmetic and Geometric Series: Index by My Favorite One-Liners: Part 20 | Mean Green Math
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:00:35 +0000http://meangreenmath.com/?p=3783#comment-14003[…] For further reading, see my series on arithmetic and geometric series. […]
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