Summing Squares and Cubes of Integers
Minor, Darrell (2015)
Recreational mathematics can provide students with opportunities to explore mathematics in meaningful ways. Elementary number theory is one area of mathematics that lends itself readily to recreational mathematics. In this ...
Contest Corner: The 2015 OCTM State Tournament of Mathematics Results
Flick, Michael; Kuchey, Debbie (2015)
Students' Misconceptions in Mathematics: Analysis of Remedies and What Research Says
Ojose, Bobby (2015)
It is common knowledge that students of all grade levels have misconceptions regarding various concepts in mathematics. This article is focused on analyzing this issue due to its importance in the teaching and learning of ...
Weighted Dice: A Physical Application for Probability Studies
Kincaid, Russell W. (2015)
Conventional dice were altered by the insertion of weights for the purpose of creating dice that do not behave according to the conventional rules of probability. The performance of these dice was then characterized by ...
Multiple Ways to Persevere: Liar's Bingo
Lane, Catherine Pullin; Harkness, Shelly Sheats; Thomas, Jonathan N. (2015)
Some readers may already be familiar with the mathematical task of solving Liar's Bingo. In this article, the authors will share the different ways Liar's Bingo has provided both the authors and their students the opportunity ...
Quantitative Literacy - Problems that Motivate
Shaw, Christopher (2015)
In this article, I present a selection of problem types, with examples, that have been used with some success to motivate the topics in a quantitative literacy class so that learners may begin doing mathematics without ...
Problem-Solving and Reading Strategies for ACT® Preparation
Nicely, Dywayne A. (2015)
A new path to graduation has been instituted for high school students in Ohio. Students now have the option to graduate by showing college readiness on a national college entrance exam. One such exam is the ACT®. This ...