# Math Blogs

## Sierpinski Triangle Fractal Lens Changes the Way You See the World

Introduction The Sierpinski triangle is a fractal, attracting fixed points, that overall is the shape of an equilateral triangle. The triangle, with each iteration, subdivides itself into smaller equilateral triangles. The Sierpinski triangle is amongst patterns that are mathematically generated and can be reproduced, regardless of the reduction or magnification.  Waclaw Sierpinski, a Polish Mathematician, …

## Prove these five points are colinear

The above (and below) comic was created by Chao Xu (è®¸è¶…), he’s not just Asian but RadiAsian! Check out his blog (mgccl.com) for more fun stuff.

## Want an academic math job?

Tom Hull has a great piece on job interview advice for academic type math jobs. He wrote it over 10 years ago but recently revised it two months ago. You can find his interview advice on his webpage. There is a lot of articles out there written to help people get jobs and survive interviews, …

## Should You Curve an Exam for Your Students?

There is a whole lot of math behind grading a paper, especially if you want to curve an exam. Dave Richeson talks about how to curve grades, so if you want to hear the math behind each of the 10 methods, follow the link at the bottom of this post. When I give an exam …

## What does a mathematician really do?

If you think some parts of math are hard to understand, you should try understanding a mathematician. Here is a quick preview of what goes on in the average day in the life of someone who chose this field of work. Mostly, I sit at my desk for some time. I stare at a blank …

## Coolest Teacher Explains Math

Kids are not always fond of math, but there are ways to make the process of falling in love with it easier. Meet Pierre the Mountain Climbing ant, a teacher’s tool for making the math class exciting and fun. Increasing and Decreasing… I just tell them that, for this, Pierre the Mountain Climbing ant always …

## The problem with dating a mathematician

Should you date a mathematician? This is the question Tanya Khovanova asked herself on her blog. If you don’t know the answer from experience, you should look into what she has to say. The book How to Drive Your Man Wild in Bed by Graham Masterton has a chapter on how to choose a lover. …

## The Most Expensive Book on Amazon – \$23 million

You might think that the most expensive book on Amazon has nothing to do with math, but in fact it has everything to do with it. Michael Eisen discovered that in a quest to set the price based on the competitor, two Amazon sellers managed to automatically and unknowingly set the price of a book …

## peace.love.pi.

Link. If you remember the first Sh* math students say, well this is the sequel! Vanessa (the creator of the video) adds: a) you guys ROCK for posting my Sh*t Math Students Say vid – sequel coming up! b) I have a math blog which I thought maybe you might want to add to your …

## White Group Mathematics

Source:http://www.whitegroupmaths.com Credit: Mr Koh