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Twenty Years

Twenty years ago I arrived on the University of Guelph campus with several boxes full of most of my earthly possessions. Those that stayed behind at my parents’ house were, I thought, either unimportant, or not befitting the hallowed halls of my new home away from home. 538 more words


The Golden Ratio Part 2 - Algebraic Properties

The Golden Ratio, has its origins in early geometry when the Classical Greeks noticed that constant embedded in the pentagram and the golden rectangle. Due to the nature of where it was found, Golden, defined as , has a few interesting properties. 64 more words


Multiplication Tools

Multiplication is very important. It is a life-skill that is used in ,any different settings, from food preparation to driving an automobile to performing job functions to planning for a party. 270 more words

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Montana State University Assistant Professor Dr. D. Mark Anderson puts the drug debate into economic context

Dr. D. Mark Anderson gives an economic perspective on medical marijuana laws based on his research and data. 437 more words

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Mathematics Comics and Some Star Trek Business, with Turtles

Over on my mathematics blog there’s a fresh group of mathematics comics reviewed and judged wanting in mathematical content. If that doesn’t quite tickle your fancy, … 220 more words


Back to School: Revisit Geometry

The kids are heading back to school, making this the perfect time to brush up on geometry with billiards. Aside from being a fun game, billiards gives you the opportunity to learn. 212 more words

Game On

More on Michelle Rhee's promises concerning DCPS

I continue with a further look at one of the promises that Michelle Rhee and her acolytes and funders made, namely,

To repeat: DCPS’ goal is to be in the top half of districts by the 2012-13 NAEP-TUDA administration. 78 more words

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