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A Statistics Poem

  A Contribution to Statistics Out of a hundred people those who always know better — fifty-two   doubting every step — nearly all the rest,   glad to lend a hand if it doesn’t take too long — as … Continue reading

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Hidden Harmonies: The Life and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem

I was just reading an article at http://www.npr.org (yes, I am probably the only person who “reads” articles from National Public Radio) about a husband and wife team of mathematicians who have written a new book on the Pythagorean Theorem. It … Continue reading

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D Avg Teen Sends Ovr 3,000 Txtz Per Mth! OMG!

There are several articles out today about a Neilson study that has some very interesting data:  The average teenager sends more than 3,000 texts per month. That’s more than six texts per waking hour. These articles would make for interesting reading … Continue reading

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My Love of Wordle

One of my favorite web tools is Wordle (www.wordle.net). According to their website: “Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source … Continue reading

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