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The power of mathematical visualization. Season 1 / Professor James S. Tanton.

Tanton, James, 1966- (lecturer.).
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Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 18 Visualizing the Fibonacci Numbers Episode 17 Visualizing Orderly Movement, Random Effect Episode 16 Visualizing Random Movement, Orderly Effect Episode 6 Power of Place Value Episode 15 Visualizing Pascal's Triangle Episode 11 Visualizing Mathematical Infinities Episode 12 Surprise! The Fractions Take Up No Space Episode 8 Pushing Long Division to Infinity Episode 23 Visualizing Fixed Points Episode 1 Power of a Mathematical Picture Episode 2 Visualizing Negative Numbers Episode 7 Pushing Long Division to New Heights Episode 21 Symmetry Episode 9 Visualizing Decimals Episode 14 Visualizing Combinatorics Episode 20 Symmetry Episode 19 Visuals of Graphs Episode 3 Visualizing Ratio Word Problems Episode 10 Pushing the Picture of Fractions Episode 13 Visualizing Probability Episode 22 Visualizing Balance Points in Statistics Episode 5 Visualizing Area Formulas Episode 24 Bringing Visual Mathematics Together Episode 4 Visualizing Extraordinary Ways to Multiply.
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Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: James S. Tanton.
Summary, etc.:
World-renowned math educator Dr. James Tanton shows you how to think visually in mathematics, solving problems in arithmetic, algebra, geometry, probability, and other fields with the help of imaginative graphics that he designed. Also featured are his fun do-it-yourself projects using poker chips, marbles, paper, and other props, designed to give you many eureka moments of mathematical insight.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Mathematics > Graphic methods.
Mathematics > Study and teaching.

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