Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Students need time to explore

Great mathematical discoveries can be made by students when they have the time to freely explore and "play around" in the world of mathematics. This is just a little example of how perceived complexities can have an underlying common theme. Have fun!

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Ellipse are simple!!

Are you aware that an ellipse is actually a simple object? Take two circles, and have one point on each orbit as below, and just trace the midpoint between them.