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How to Make Math Worse: Extra Trig. Functions

College Trig by Dick Ferry A college townee gets to his desk at home alone trigonometry in a quiet room with a #2 pencil in an empty house and all those lonely squares on graph paper tangent, sine and cosine … Continue reading

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Mathematical Poetry

I was in the math library today, looking for a casual reading book on Mathematics in Movies (more on that later), when I stumbled upon a gem of a book called “Against Infinity: An anthology of contemporary mathematical poetry.” This … Continue reading

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