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Videolezione di matematica: costruzione della parabola

Inseriamo in questo post una nuova videolezione di matematica sulla costruzione di una parabola attraverso il “paraboloide” a cura del prof. Fortini

Using parabolas to paint a picture

Notice how some equations are written in vertex form, others are in standard, and others are in factored form.  Bravo, Paige!

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Creating a projectile motion still

As a class project, a student wanted to calculate the velocity of a marker being thrown into the trash.  He calculated the time it took the marker to hit the trash after he released the marker and the distance to the trash.   65 more words


The Search For Parabola 2015: Perfect Pour #90


What Stone beers will you miss? Parabola leaves town as quickly as it comes. Some people have not done a vertical around here. A review of Tioga’s barrel aged bottle release day. 68 more words

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Engaging students: Parabolas

In my capstone class for future secondary math teachers, I ask my students to come up with ideas for engaging their students with different topics in the secondary mathematics curriculum. 634 more words


Rain, Rain, Rain. It seems that that's all what happens around here.

I’m in Holland, spending the Easter holidays with my family, but the weather’s just dreadful. Nevertheless, there are some advantages to that: now I have to stay indoors and do work! 603 more words


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warming up … a parabolic mirror facing the sun .. (click to enlarge ..)

Picture by bvdb (whoisbert) march 2015 – @home – Nikon D3300 – x_DSC_0864