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Dave L Renfro
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29 votes

What are some research-level opportunities in mathematics that do not focus on proofs?

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Odd or Even-Numbered Answers in Textbooks

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Lesson plan to self-teach real analysis to student with comp-sci background

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What female mathematician can I introduce to my High School students?

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What are some good low-prerequisite examples for the heuristic advice "If you cannot prove it, prove something stronger."?

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How to help motivate math when tutoring low level algebra (High school)

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How to justify teaching students to rationalize denominators?

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Should I teach Laplace Transforms? How much?

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Extremely "hard" books (or handouts) for undergrad studies

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Examples and applications of the pigeonhole principle

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Why are the contents of contest maths so different from contents of degree-level maths?

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Multivariable limits

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Good exercises in proof by induction, very early in freshman calculus?

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Revisiting topics from previous courses

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Where can I find primary sources from the New Math movement in the 60s?

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Why is polynomial factorization over the integers part of secondary school curricula?

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Teaching Calculus Less Formally

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Adding irrelevant humorous questions to a quiz exam

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What are examples of math-themed sci-fi appropriate for students?

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At what point in the curriculum should the tensor product be introduced?

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Where do students learn to solve polynomial equations these days?

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An application-heavy functional analysis textbook?

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Examples of relations that are not functions

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Why don’t we teach a topological view of continuity instead of epsilon-delta?

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Examples of Innumeracy

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Big list of "interesting" abstract vector spaces

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Introducing derivative concept and definition

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Teaching logic through "high school algebra"?

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Simple initial value problems - pros and cons of different methods

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Looking for simple "interesting" math problems that cannot be easily solved without algebra