Monthly Archives: June 2006

Cultural Mnemonics

I was browsing through an American study guide and it recommended remembering the order of arithmetic operations through this mnemonic: PEMDAS (Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally) – Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction. Locally, I learnt and teach kids … Continue reading

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Rubik Cube Table

If I ever win the national lottery, (Probability = 0 because I don’t play.) I’d spent US$600 and buy this table.

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Fashionable Mathematics

I read about Diana Eng who is now supposedly a poster girl for geekness, infusing technology and of course mathematics into the fashion world. It’s pretty interesting. You can read about her at her blog (you’ll be redirected.) Read the … Continue reading

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Video Lectures

When you are based in a small Asian country, you get precious little opportunities to hear good lectures from distinguished lecturers. Luckily, there is an increasing trend of video-casts available on certain websites. The silly thing is that even when … Continue reading

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