Tag: examples

81 What female mathematician can I introduce to my High School students? 2014-04-20T21:37:24.810

55 What's a replacement for "married couples" in combinatorics problems? 2018-03-02T21:45:32.157

47 Optimization problems that today's students might actually encounter? 2014-04-11T14:42:13.387

35 How to convey the meaning of "mathematical maturity"? 2014-04-07T17:15:04.660

35 Imbuing a six year old with a sense of mathematical wonder 2015-12-09T12:05:43.037

29 Good, simple examples of induction? 2014-03-15T20:08:16.563

26 Simple "real world" l'Hôpital's rule problem? 2015-01-23T15:12:44.530

25 Examples of Innumeracy 2014-04-12T17:13:57.610

24 Unusual applications of integration 2014-03-29T04:39:49.410

23 What are some good examples to motivate the implicit function theorem? 2014-03-13T22:26:03.640

23 Impressive examples where a "proof by picture" goes wrong 2014-03-20T20:15:10.747

22 What are some good simple examples that getting the right result is not enough? 2014-03-13T21:21:58.587

22 Examples of Mathematical Slang 2016-01-07T13:28:20.613

21 Good motivation for the introduction of Lebesgue integral? 2014-03-14T17:11:25.803

21 Breaking students from the habit of relying on examples 2016-04-25T16:42:52.240

19 What is fairly new theorem one can teach (and prove) to an undergraduate student? 2014-03-23T11:58:37.497

19 Ideas for high school pure maths projects 2014-03-30T11:46:15.460

19 Counterintuitive consequences of standard definitions 2014-04-11T08:54:09.983

17 What is a good motivation/showcase for a student for the study of eigenvalues? 2014-03-19T15:29:26.870

17 How can you explain to students that they should not use the same variable in an integrand and in the limits of integration simultaneously? 2014-03-20T18:19:26.283

17 Real-World Applications of Logic 2014-03-29T12:05:14.570

17 What are some good low-prerequisite examples for the heuristic advice "If you cannot prove it, prove something stronger."? 2014-05-05T07:19:15.493

17 A Series of Unfortunate Examples! 2016-03-18T14:55:47.597

16 What examples of groups should students in abstract algebra learn to test ideas on? 2014-04-01T02:15:19.313

16 Rigorous proofs vs. illustrative examples 2014-04-10T19:17:28.310

16 What are your favorite instructional counterexamples on sequences? 2015-02-01T09:39:49.790

16 Evaluating integrals geometrically, without using the fundamental theorem of calculus 2016-12-15T07:15:29.390

14 What are good survey questions for statistics students to ask each other in class? 2014-08-20T23:58:30.157

14 How would you explain what a PDE is to a very educated layman with no math background? 2016-08-08T13:08:25.970

14 "Real world" examples of implicit functions 2018-02-23T09:12:16.340

13 What is a good physical example of Stokes' Theorem? 2014-03-17T11:02:09.900

13 Surprising examples of Cavalieri's principle 2014-03-24T05:35:26.930

13 Non-Mathematical Examples of Orders 2014-06-17T14:13:02.943

13 What is a good prototypical example of a construction that is not well-defined? 2014-08-20T23:52:27.693

13 Is there a simple real-world problem I can use to motivate a formula for $\displaystyle \sum_{i=1}^n i $? 2017-05-09T19:01:50.613

13 Examples of basic non-commutative rings 2017-10-14T17:37:57.663

12 Good examples of proof by contradiction? 2014-03-16T15:37:28.997

12 What are some fun/nonstandard examples of arithmetic/geometric series? 2014-04-04T12:58:21.113

12 Using joke / song / film / pop culture to exhibit a new mathematical concept 2014-09-17T20:51:01.357

12 Explaining subjects whose justification requires demanding technical content 2014-10-09T21:32:04.440

12 Counterexamples to "stable digit" theory of error estimates 2015-05-26T04:05:15.100

12 Mathematical education slang 2016-01-08T13:37:51.203

12 Real-world Markov chains 2017-12-13T23:24:45.283

11 What are some good ways to motivate and introduce reasoning abstractly about abstract algebra? 2014-03-15T21:24:42.513

11 Example for a theorem where the (more) formal proof is easier than other argumentation (e.g. imagination) 2014-03-21T15:28:08.197

11 Where do you find math tasks? 2015-02-11T03:09:29.293

10 What are easy examples from daily life of constrained optimization? 2014-04-11T11:59:28.947

10 Example of function with *all* the features of differential calculus at first-year level 2016-01-29T23:05:28.200

10 Simple examples that violate group axioms 2017-08-14T19:57:36.027

9 Open-ended tasks for teaching students about integration techniques 2015-03-20T16:22:58.507

9 Teaching and motivating the use of Eigenvectors 2015-08-19T15:05:13.323

9 Specific examples (like elementary proofs,or simple problems) which appear rich in abstractions when observed through the lens of abstraction 2015-11-22T18:34:37.163

9 Good examples of non-convex optimization 2015-12-10T18:04:10.593

8 What is a good teaching example of machine learning? 2014-06-09T20:03:29.387

8 What are some good or neat examples of computing a function's Taylor series? 2015-02-03T08:02:12.517

8 Gifs of finding the volume of 3d shapes? 2015-03-30T15:07:38.997

8 Where can I find realistic data for college-level elementary statistics problems? 2015-04-29T19:05:14.723

8 Convincing a high schooler that $i$ is a number 2015-11-09T04:53:15.600

8 Questions for Oral Examination in Mathematics 2015-11-20T05:50:57.373

8 Good metaphor to explain the difference between pointwise and uniform convergence 2016-12-14T15:28:14.597

7 Emphasizing benefits of mathematical abstraction 2014-05-25T14:34:23.150

7 Understandable, interesting uses of Möbius inversion? 2014-06-16T11:44:56.467

7 Examples for reasoning by analogy going wrong 2014-06-16T15:03:17.220

7 Hypothesis Tests in Students' Lives 2014-10-27T22:25:21.190

7 Counterexamples to the Greedy Algorithm 2016-03-04T14:12:54.350

7 Examples of multiple induction 2016-04-20T19:05:23.217

7 Monte Carlo real life examples 2016-08-21T19:59:01.457

6 Where can I inform me about experiences with exam tasks heading for deeper understanding? 2014-03-28T14:21:43.803

6 What real-example of modulo-arithmetic would work for American students? 2014-10-23T04:53:14.570

6 Numerical / Computational problems suitable for grade 9-12 audience 2014-11-28T14:48:56.113

6 What is a less anglo-centric collection of persons than Andy, Beth, Carl, Debby and Earl? 2015-11-11T16:44:07.643

6 Examples of arithmetic and geometric sequences and series in daily life 2016-06-03T11:29:01.480

5 Teaching the difference between standard deviation and interquartile range 2014-07-05T23:18:09.160

5 Examples of Applications of Basic Mathematics to Computing 2014-08-29T11:11:45.567

5 Honors project idea for linear algebra 2015-01-31T14:47:21.547

5 Examples where roots are necessary for the solution 2015-05-28T21:32:58.137

5 Second Order Differential Equation Example Request 2015-08-31T10:08:05.643

4 A blog or newsfeed for innumeracy in the media? 2015-01-10T09:01:17.370

4 Example illustrating use of additivity of (probability) measures before introducing independence and conditioning 2016-08-17T18:17:32.493

4 Small data sets with integral sample standard deviations 2016-12-09T17:08:28.793

3 Books and worksheets on symmetry 2018-02-11T20:04:25.793

2 Feedback about statistical and numerical illiteracy-examples website? 2015-02-21T17:05:03.950

2 How to teach mathematically about Fourier analysis and synthesis? 2015-05-17T08:39:41.397

2 Proving convergence or divergence of series: tips and recommendations 2016-07-28T09:32:28.353

2 Benefits of knowing theory 2017-02-07T20:05:36.853

1 Designing a Good Question on Kinematics: Test and Develop 2015-02-14T21:01:16.053