# Mathematics

## Finding the Area of a Circle

The Area of a Circle – Proof and Understanding Discussing the area formula of a circle must involve three separate, though interrelated discussions. First a working definition of “area” is required. The number pi is necessary in most calculations involving…

## Is the Division of zero really Impossible Dissected – No

DISSECTEDZero = Nothing, right? So… No Butter, no eggs no apple no ‘what’? No Zero? What does Zero look like? That is not nothing but a symbol of something. OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Here I have 24 Zeros I can, divide them up!…

## Pi Day Celebrate Pi Day how to Celebrate Pi Day

Pi Day, celebrated on March 14, or 3.14, celebrates the Greek letter Pi. Pi is the symbol for the ratio of circumference of a circle to the diameter of the circle. Those who enjoy math and science usually celebrate Pi…

## Mathematics Insurance Politics Medical

There is a lot of talk nowadays about the poor mathematics preparation our students have. As a mathematics professor, I will agree with this. Students coming out of high school do not understand that mathematics is a collection of principles…

## Mathematics Triangles and Angles

Overall, there are three types of triangles. These are isosceles, equilateral and scalene triangles. The main differences between these angles refers to the their angles, and it is possible to find the angles of these triangles without a angle measurer…

## How Statistics can be Manipulated Statistical Manipulation Confidence Interval

It is not unheard of to have perfect 1 to 1 correlation of ice cream sales in 1957 with NFL football outcomes in 2010, however is the data valid? Since the science of statistics has so much influence on practitioners…

## Pi Day Musicpi Day Activitieswhen is Pi Daynational Pi Day

You have waited a whole year for it and now it is here. Pi day enshrines the most beloved mathematical constant in history. Contrary to what some believe,  you don’t have to be a nerd to celebrate π day. Here…

## 314

March 14th for most people is just another day of the week. For math junkies, however, this is the day to celebrate one of the most popular, loved and fascinating number in mathematics – pi. Yes, for those who don’t know…

## Algabraic Slope

An algebraic slope is essentially a representation of how steep a line is. A rate of how much a line rises, measured by the y axis, and how far it spans the, measured by the x axis, renders the slope. …

## Al Kashi

Al Kashi was a first class Islamic astronomer and mathematician.  He was born in the Persian town of Kashan in1380 AD and died forty nine years later in Samarkand.  During his career he worked with Ulugh Beg, the leading astronomer of…