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multiplicities of freedom demonstrates Chaos Theory in Excel. If he filled in more initial values, you would see a thick bar—like a picture of whitenoise. Butterflies flapping their wings in Vermont to change the wind in Hangzhou? A drop of … Continue reading
http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf Seriously … why don’t math classes use computers? Excel, simple Python scripts, Mathematica / Sage, everything beyond the TI83. Kids could be creating totally sweet visuals instead of cribbing formulae. And thinking instead of copying. I can say from my experience teaching … Continue reading
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August 31, 2011
Tagged computers, education, Excel, Mathematica, mathematics, MATLAB, programming, python, R, Sage
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Easiest way to start imagining fourdimensional things is by numbering the corners of a 4cube. First realize that the eight corners of a cube can be numbered “in binary” 000—001–010–100—110–101–011—111. Just like the four corners of a square can be … Continue reading
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January 15, 2011
Tagged 4D, education, Excel, geometry, imagination, math, mathematics, maths, R, tesseract
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