New Geometry product on horizon from Singing Turtle Press. Math author Josh Rappaport is coming out with an eBook on geometry. Read this post to find out more!

# Archive | Proofs

# Invisible Misunderstandings: Square roots of 2 and 3

There are large chunks of mathematical knowledge that we often assume students have down. In fact, they often lack that knowledge. A good example is this: most students I work with have virtually no sense as to the value of the square root of 2 or the square root of 3. This post offers a […]

# FUN MATH PROBLEM — Circling the Square & Vice-Versa

Circle the Square or square the circle. Either way, it’s a fun math problem. Feel free to try it, share it, use it however you wish.

# How to Use Definitions in Geometry

Definitions are TWICE as useful as standard theorems in geometric proofs. This post explains why, showing that definitions are, in a certain sense, very much like “reversible coats.”

# ANSWER TO FRIDAY’S PROBLEM:

Answer to Friday’s problem, regarding the number of diagonals that can be drawn in any convex polygon.