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Alternate Mathematics

Alternate Mathematics: sometimes things seem too good to be true. #AltMath

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Penny Pinching at the Grocery Store

When I’m at the grocery store, I almost always compare the prices of different sized packages.  How much less per oz does it cost when I buy twice as much?  Sometimes the price is notably different.  Usually the cost gets … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures follows the black women in Langley, Virginia who were computers for NACA and later NASA. The film is sharp, witty and surprisingly optimistic. If you only see 1 movie in 2017, see this one. Continue reading

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