Controlled Circles

Geometry lesson of the day: Concentric Circles consist of two or more circles that fit inside one another and share a center point but have different radius lengths. A target or bullseye is a common example of concentric circles, where attention is directed to the smallest circle surrounding the center. If you’ve read Stephen Covey’s […]

8 Days of Infinity

Infinity has no end. It is boundless, limitless. While infinity can be used like a real number, it does not behave like a real number; infinity is greater than any real number. It cannot be measured and does not grow; it is the opposite of finite. The infinity symbol ∞ is also known as the […]

Numero Uno

1 is the basic building block of our number system; a single identity; a unit. The first positive integer, 1 is neither prime nor composite. In mathematics, 1 is also the only number for which these facts are true (so says Wikipedia): Any number n multiplied by 1 equals that number: n × 1 = n, example 7 × 1 = 7. […]

What is Metaphoric Math?

Metaphor is defined as: a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in drowning in money). broadly : figurative language. -Merriam Webster dictionary Math, in the case of this blog, will encompass a wide range of mathematics […]