Sunday, December 11, 2011

Function World




















































This comic is the product of my former life as an engineering student and math tutor. Since I burned all my old college notes, I had to dust off my TI-83 graphing calculator for reference material. I also consulted Wolfram Alpha - that website is amazing.

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8 comments:

  1. Great post! I actually wrote a maths-based poem a few days ago. Although, unlike you, I have no mathematic background, so I fear all my references are based on incomplete knowledge! Check it out if you can:

    tenyearstime.blogspot.com/2011/12/mathematicians-lament

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  2. Gordon of RiverworldDecember 12, 2011 at 1:28 PM

    sine - cosine - sine

    three point one four one five nine

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  3. Very cute but...the last relationship is not a function...

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  4. Neither are the 3rd, 4th, and 5th :-)

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  5. Actually none of them are functions - they're all thrill rides!

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  6. Putting math problems into a piece of art! Nifty!

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  7. Math is a very interesting subject, especially if we can add our own interesting twist/s to it.. As tutors, we're responsible in making sure that our students pay full attention, and nothing gets their attention better than an interactive lesson! I bet these roller coaster rides can make my next tutorial a bit interesting. Thanks for sharing this! :)

    C2Educate.com

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