Other

This page contains other aspects of high school math, such as math reform, book reviews, magic, and so on.

Math Magic

Math magic is a good way to motivate divisibility tests and illustrate the power of algebra in explaining the magic.

The interesting number 1089, part 1: Magic1089part1  (tex)    Magic1089part1  (PDF)

The interesting number 1089, part 2: Magic1089part2 (tex) Magic1089part2  (PDF)

Mind reader (Is it magic, or just math?) how

Number trick demonstrated and explained

More mind reading: Fido Puzzle

Divisibility Tests: Divisibility .tex code   Divisibility  PDF version

Motivating FOIL: MotFOIL (.tex)  MotFOIL (PDF)

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

     

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>