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July 2009 Blog Posts (4)

Math Problem Solving Discussion Group

You are welcome to join the new "Math Problem Solving" group at Mathematics24x7. The link is on the lower left of the main page. Follow the link and press "Start Discussion" to post your math problem, or help others solve problems. Embed diagrams or equations in your text as images, if they improve the… Continue

Added by Colin McAllister on July 18, 2009 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

Should Programming Be Mandatory?

A conversation about programming and children recently unfolded on Twitter. One comment that stood out for me was the idea that programming should not be mandatory, that children should have the option to learn this skill. I disagree. I think programming has earned a place alongside reading, writing, math, science, and social studies.

In fact, introduction to programming concepts should begin as early as kindergarten. My colleagues and I have been teaching mathematics through… Continue

Added by Colleen King on July 18, 2009 at 12:00am — 7 Comments

How do you perceive maths ?

The two following problem permit to know how you work your way in maths.

Explanation came after the two problems


Can you find wich configuration of the 3 points gives the greater area for the triangle A,B,C ?

Can you prove your it ?


Given the following picture of a trapezoid:

What's the area of the greyed…

Added by Christian Baune on July 14, 2009 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments


Q1 Why only tripod stand is used in geographical survey?

A1 Three non collinear points always determine a unique plane. On rough surfaces tripod stands on a plane,so chances of error in measurments are minimal.

Added by Anita Sharma on July 4, 2009 at 9:48pm — 1 Comment

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