Tag Archives: clarity

A First Lesson in Econometrics by John J. Siegfried

Link | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

I’ve explained group theory to fifth graders. People who haven’t tried it don’t realise the difference between explaining something to a group of a group of 8th graders, a group of 5th graders, a group of 2nd graders, or a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Talking in Tuples

Mathematics is the *Most* Different Language. In Can we make mathematics intelligible?, R P Boas jokes: There is a test for identifying some of the future professional mathematicians at an early age. These are the students who instantly comprehend a sentence … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment