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john mangual
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14 votes
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Why do we prove things we already know?

11 votes
6 answers
801 views

is it possible to motivate square roots e.g. $\sqrt{2}$ in business math?

8 votes
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585 views

Can Compare and Contrast be used in Mathematics Teaching and Research?

7 votes
2 answers
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Motivating combinatorics identity to different audiences: $ \binom{n}{k}^2 \geq \binom{n}{k-1}\binom{n}{k+1} $

6 votes
1 answer
522 views

How can I make my notes more useful for future reference?

5 votes
0 answers
114 views

the role of context in mathematical discussions of units and measurement in web design

4 votes
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165 views

Explaining the algebra behind a problem in computer geography

3 votes
1 answer
157 views

Is it okay to post my own problem set solutions?

3 votes
2 answers
307 views

Succinct description of situations where naively obvious is correct, but for far more complicated reasons?