A regular digest of the best links and resources from the MathsLinks sites.
I hope you find something in Issue #9 helpful this week.As always, feedback is welcome.Simon.
Two foldables for the NSW Syllabus outcome MA4-4NA, Computation with integers - of course suitable for those outside NSW as well...
Distributive Law Foldable
A paper foldable for recording the distributive property/law in students' books.
Properties of Operations Foldable
Foldable about the associative and commutative properties.
HSC Mathematics - Topic 13 The trigonometric functions
Added to collection: Topic 13, The trigonometric functions.
Thanks to Hubert Lam.
Bruce gain - heights and weights of on-screen Batmen
Ben Affleck looks like a giant, is there a problem with this graph?
Seen this one? ... from the MathsLinks archive.
Maths on MasterChef - not enough carrot puree
This clip from a past MasterChef Australia Grand Finale features some percentage and fraction action as Kate Bracks makes a carrot sorbet snowman.
Can you use this as a hook into a lesson?
Math and the Best Life — an Interview With Francis Su | Quanta Magazine
The ancient Greeks argued that the best life was filled with beauty, truth, justice, play and love. The mathematician Francis Su knows just where to find them.
Harnessing the Power of the Productive Struggle | Edutopia
Teaching that struggling is part of learning math encourages creativity, builds authentic engagement and perseverance, and creates opportunity for assessment, intervention, and feedback.
Box Plot | xkcd
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