Geometry – Volumes I & II. Description: Tanton’s take on the standard high. Thinking Mathematics! (10 volumes). Prices: Most are $ (but Volume 6. Think Puzzles and Think Cool Math. Here are some essays illustrating.

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Lots of mathematical fun to be had. Generating Functions Chapter Lines, Circles, Trigonometry and Conics pages Chapter 1: We want to promote thinking and joyous doing, conceptual understanding over rote practice and memorization. James recently relocated to Washington D.

Our complex society demands of its next generation not only mastery of quantitative skills, but also the confidence to ask new questions, explore, wonder, flail, innovate and succeed.

Graphs of Special Functions — Graphs of exponential functions, logarithmic mathemqtics, and basic trigonometric functions.

Geometry I & II

It is a collection of intriguing mathematical problems and activities linked by common themes that involve working with objects from our everyday experience. He guides students and he guides teachers. Differential Calculus Chapter 7: A resource for teachers and students.

Sophisticated mathematics is accessible to all. Can the value of pi change? Negative Numbers Chapter 5: This is the first book of a multi-volume series exploring joyful mathematics thinking and doing. We all do mathematics everyday.


Algebra Systems Chapter Historical Problem Number 1 Chapter 5: Polynomials and matjematics Graphs — Definitions and graphs of polynomials in factored form. Return of the Integral Chapter The Algebra of Polynomials. See some great mathematics explained and proved via natural and accessible means. He worked as a college professor for a decade, as a high-school teacher for a decade, and is now the Mathematician in Residence at the Mathematical Association of America in Washington D.

James Tanton Believing that mathematics really is accessible to all, James Tanton PhD, Mathematics, Princeton is committed to sharing the delight and the beauty of the subject. Divisibility Rules Chapter 9: He worked as a full-time high school teacher at St.

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He also conducts the professional development program for Math For America program in D. Encyclopedia of Mathematics Encyclopedia of Mathematics is a comprehensive one-volume encyclopedia designed for high school through early college students.

Rational Functions and their Graphs — Definitions, limits to infinity, asymptotes, graphs of rational functions. Thinkint Spaces Chapter Written for educators – and their students too! Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic Chapter Folding Properties, Reflection Properties.

Pigeonhole Principle Chapter Discover for yourself that wheels need not be round, that braids need not have free ends, that it is always best to turn around twice — and more!

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Convergent Series Chapter The content of any curriculum, of course, is important but the path through it should be uncluttered. Advanced Counting hames Advanced Algebra Systems for the continuation of this story.

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Euclidean Algorithm Chapter James Tanton believes that the ultimate goal of the mathematics curriculum is to teach self-reliant jamez, critical questioning and the confidence to synthesize ideas and to re-evaluate them. And still master all those mandated state and national tests! Limits and Continuity Chapter 4: Mathematics is all around us. Mathematics, Princeton University, is a research mathematician deeply interested in bridging the gap between the mathematics experienced by school students and matheatics creative mathematics practiced and explored by mathematicians.