The madeup language for creating 3d models came out a week ago for the kickstarter backers. There is more information about the computer programming language found at the kickstarter page. It’s been a lot of fun to play with but looking … Continue reading
Tag Archives: calculus
(Note: this post is an extension on the calculating pi with python post from a couple of years back. Also here’s another way to inefficiently calculate pi with Buffon’s Needles.) We’re currently working with Power series and Taylor series in … Continue reading
"'M&M's Mega' To Have Three Times More Chocolate." Oh brother here we go again. http://t.co/zrBE5tZ3Al /cc @dandersod — Dan Meyer (@ddmeyer) May 16, 2014 3x the Chocolate? What a great Calculus activity (hint: rotational volumes). Cross sections with an exacto: … Continue reading
This is a crosspost from my Photo 180 blog. Power Series work in AP Calculus BC. Process: Since it’s a infinite series, look at partial sums to get an idea what this graph looks like. So look at … Perfect … Continue reading
Yet another cool image from the Visualizing Math Blog. I was wondering if I could recreate this graph in Desmos. Here’s what I was able to make. It was difficult to find a way to keep the tangent line the … Continue reading
If your computer can handle it, the things going on in this webpage are _amazing_: http://acko.net/blog/how-to-fold-a-julia-fractal/ — Daniel Schneider (@MathyMcMatherso) January 6, 2013 Astonishing work to put this webpage together.