Posts Tagged ‘christmas math’

More Christmas Math!

December 20, 2007

christmastree.jpgI posted recently about Christmas math, but in digging around it turns out that there is more out there than I’d realized (and I also found a Hanukkah Math Song, so check back Dec 21, 2008!). Here are some more Christmas math tidbits, including one from the TV series Futurama: (more…)

A little Christmas Math

December 16, 2007

christmastree.jpgWith Christmas rapidly approaching, here are a few ways for those who celebrate the holiday to incorporate some math into it. For example, this site uses the song The Twelve Days of Christmas as a springboard for discussing Triangular Numbers and Pascal’s Triangle. (They also refer to the the Star of David Theorem in Pascal’s Triangle, which I wish I’d found a couple weeks ago!) The site Christmas Math has a the most activities, in addition to facts (e.g. the circumference of the earth and the temperature of the North Pole) that can be used to create your own problems. Click here for sites with holiday math carols!


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