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Comparing Methods for Finding the Vertex of a Parabola

A guest post by Paul Pierce and Ashley Ross With the advances in calculator technology, some developmental and college-level math courses are restricting the use of any type of graphing or programmable calculators. This is to help students avoid becoming dependent on their calculators for both simple arithmetic and graphing. So, some teachers are going […]

Book Review: Ian Stewart’s “From Here to Infinity”

A Guest Post by Emily Polak From Here to Infinity: A Guide to Today‚Äôs Mathematics By Ian Stewart 1996 edition “From Here to Infinity” is an enchanting read, which inspires both budding mathematicians, and curious outsiders alike. For mathematicians are mysterious beings to the general population; enshrouded in a cloak of cryptic symbols, they slip […]