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Fly On The Ceiling (Step into Reading, Step 3, paper) by Julie Glass, Richard Walz (Illustrator) Price: $3.99 Buy Now Recognized as the father of analytic geometry, René Descartes was a French mathematician and philosopher. Kids will love this funny and very accessible tale – based on one of math’s greatest myths – about the […]


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What Does Art Have To Do With Math?

Math is really a way of discovering patterns, some beautiful, and some not. Mathematicians describe these patterns in the language of numbers and mathematical notation. You can find patterns in Art, too! Artists express these patterns with words, colors, sounds, lines, shapes, physical forms, and so on. Consider the patterns in modern rap music or […]


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Cartesian Plane When Descartes first introduced his concept of the graphical representation of algebraic functional relationships, the Galilean-Newtonian classical laws of physics were unknown, so Descartes was not prompted by the desire to express these laws graphically. Indeed, he went so far as to reject the concept of atoms and argued that all forms of […]