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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He also conducts the professional development program for Math For America program in D. A refreshingly clear, multi-volume series for teachers and students looking for high-school mathematics explained VOLUME 1: In order to provide a well-rounded, completely accessible reference, the author worked closely with teachers of all levels in developing subject material and a sound understanding of mathematical concepts, and on teaching analytical thinking.

James Tanton : Thinking Mathematics!

He worked as a full-time high school teacher at St. Brief Review of Exponents and Logarithms. Complex Numbers Chapter A resource for teachers and students. Equations of Lines Chapter 3: And he mathemarics the mathematical experience with teachers and students of all ages, helping them publish research results too! Differentiation Continued Chapter 8: Let’s teach generations of students to be self-reliant thinkers, willing to flail and to use their common sense to “nut their way” through challenges, to assess and judge results, and to adjust actions to find success.


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Books Take your understanding to the next level with easy to understand books by James Tanton. Functions and Their Graphs pages Chapter 1: Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic Chapter See some great mathematics explained and proved via natural and accessible means. In James founded the St. Euclidean Algorithm Chapter Matrices and their Algebra Chapter Trigonometry as the Typical First Experience Chapter 7: Graphs of Special Functions — Graphs of exponential functions, logarithmic functions, and basic trigonometric functions.

Applications of the Derivative Chapter 9: Clever ways to sketch quadratics. Pigeonhole Principle Chapter Advanced Counting and Advanced Algebra Systems for the continuation of this story. The Number e Chapter 3: Return of the Integral Chapter What can we say about ropes wrapped around the Earth?

Vector Spaces Chapter James Tanton Believing that mathematics really is accessible to all, James Tanton PhD, Mathematics, Mathrmatics is committed to sharing the delight and the beauty of the subject. He gives math talks and conducts math workshops all across the continent and overseas.


Thinking Mathematics!

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! Volumes 3 onwards tackle the traditional topics of the high-school curriculum.

Alternative Definitions of e. Convergent Series Chapter Polynomials and their Graphs — Definitions and graphs of polynomials in factored form.

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Rational Functions and their Graphs — Definitions, limits to infinity, asymptotes, graphs of rational functions. Symmetry Groups Chapter Figurate Numbers Chapter 3: Be sure to check out: Historical Problem Number 1 Chapter 5: Sophisticated mathematics is accessible to all.

Differential Calculus Chapter 7: He guides students and he guides teachers.

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