Alissa Chase

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**That's All Folks**

For the past 8 weeks, I have spent two days a week traveling through the history of mathematics. Sounds...boring right? Honestly, it was anything but. I've never been one for history or facts, but learning about my area of concentration deeper, was the furt...

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**The Math Book**

Picking this book up I thought it was quite intimidating, however skimming through it, that's not the right word to describe this book. This book is thick but full of 250 of the most intriguing mathematical milestones. I really like how the book travels thr...

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**Can Women Do Math?**

History proves they can. Some of the great women mathematicians include Hypatia, Agnesi, and Noether; each contributing their own piece into the world of mathematics. Hypatia, more often remembered for her violent death, was one of the last great thinking o...

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**The Joy of X**

"Did O.J. do it? How should you flip your mattress to get the maximum wear out of it? How does Google search the Internet? How many people should you date before settling down? Believe it or not, math plays a crucial role in answering all of these questions...

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**The Joy of X**

" Did O.J. do it? How should you flip your mattress to get the maximum wear out of it? How does Google search the Internet? How many people should you date before settling down? Believe it or not, math plays a crucial role in answering all of these question...

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**Elephants Can't Bungee Jump**

Oh, but they can. It all started with Galileo's Thought Experiment. Galileo wanted to know what would happen if two objects, of different weight, were dropped at the same height, which would reach the ground first. We know that the objects would hit the gro...

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**Numbers and Their BFFs**

Amicable numbers. First off, what are they? Amicable numbers are two different numbers so related that the sum of the proper divisors of each is equal to the other number (thank you Wiki). But what does that exactly mean? Let's look at an example: To sh...

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**Tessellations!**

Growing up my sister and I would always color in these books with our colored pencils at my grandma's house. Little did I know that what I was actually coloring were tessellations. I wish I could remember the names of the books but apparently I have been a ...

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**MathMagicLand**

Math really is involved in everything we do. This video was actually quite interesting to watch. A simplified cartoon that is actually full of so much information. Who knew that Disney was not only creative but educational? Music, art, nature, chess, sports...

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**Math Is...**

Reasoning, understanding, explaining, and counting are all words that come to mind when I think of math. Math is not simply computing numbers to receive an answer or inputting numbers into an equation to generate another number. Math is using numbers to rec...

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