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10th October 2002
9th October 2002
2nd October 2002
27th September 2002
patrickwonders @ : NumberTheory101 (#3): Chinese Remainder Theorem
Disclaimers and Apologies
I said, in the last lesson, that we would get into factoring during this lesson. I had forgotten, at the time, that I wanted to hit on the Chinese Remainder Theorem. So, factoring will have to wait until next class.
In other news, I entirely blew creating a class for two weeks ago. And, last week, I was sick to the point of inertness for 80% of the week. My apologies for blowing the class two weeks ago. I hope the content is interesting enough to bring y'all back after this unscheduled hiatus.( More GCD, Linear Congruences, and the Chinese Remainder TheoremCollapse )
Current Mood: accomplished
25th September 2002
17th September 2002
basseykay @ : notation used in math_class' topology class
comming soon! I will edit this to contain the right stuff later.
13th September 2002
patrickwonders @ : NumberTheory101 (#2a): Answers to problems with Euclidean Algorithm
First, let me apologize. Somehow, in my head, I thought I had already posted these answers. Oi.
I am running behind on this week's lesson as well. It will be out by early next week.( Answers to problemsCollapse )
Current Mood: listless
11th September 2002
8th September 2002
ka3ytl @ : Algebra
It seems as there is some interest in an Algebra class. I am willing to teach it as long as people are willing to wait another week or so for me to settle in at school.
School officially starts this week and I know that things will be crazy :)
basseykay @ : math_class news #3
Well, it looks like topology did best in the poll, so I'll post an intro on Tuesday, and then a class each tuesday after that. I do feel that it would be good to do the algebra too, and I may do that as well if I find I have lots of extra time, but don't count on it :-). See you all on tuesday!
5th September 2002
3rd September 2002
basseykay @ : Poll
Here is a poll where you can vote for what class I will teach. I have only listed subjects I feel comfortable teaching, so your suggestion may not appear on this list. Basic (precalc style) algebra is very much a prerequisite for the calculus and complex analysis courses, but most people have allready had a good bit of algebra, so I feel comfortable skipping this (if no one minds).
Looking towards the future, the complex analysis course could easily lead to a course in hyperbolic geometry, and the topology course could easily lead to a knot theory class.
What class should I (basseykay) teach?
algebra (pre-calc level, but from a more "mathy" perspective than it is normally taught)
calculus ( rates of change, integrals, and other such stuff)
complex analyis (imaginary numbers and stuff!)
topology ( geometry without measurements, the study of shape!)
patrickwonders @ : NumberTheory101 (#1a): Answers to problems in Modular Arithmetic
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Current Mood: chipper
basseykay @ : Appologies
Finally I have internet access again. The first thing I am doing, before even checking my email, is to apologize here. I just moved to a new apartment on friday, and in the hassle was not able to post the poll. I then found that the library where I expected to be able to use the internet was closed all weekend and labor day, despite signs claiming that it would be open saturday and sunday. Oh well. I'm here now.
I will post the poll later today. Sorry for any inconvenience.
30th August 2002
27th August 2002
patrickwonders @ : NumberTheory101 (#0): Introduction
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Links to all of the classes( the linksCollapse )
Current Mood: excited
basseykay @ : math_class news #2
26th August 2002
basseykay @ : math_class news #1
25th August 2002
basseykay @ : Welcome to math_class!
Hi! This is your friendly maintainer speaking.
Suggestions requested! Nominations are needed for the first class. I was thinking that it might be good to start with algebra, but I want to know what others think to! Ideas for a user pic, improvements to the profile page, and possible additions to the interest list are all welcome.
If there are many suggestions for the first class I will take the most popular and set up a poll.
[ I have now made this post the permanent home for suggestions, with a link from the profile page. ]