## The Very Special Triangles

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Francis Su’s book *Mathematics for Human Flourishing* is both an invitation and a challenge

March 7, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

Sometimes a union does not feel very united

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An algorithm calculates powers of 2 from a classical Sanskrit math text

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Sometimes unimportant math can change your life

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Large prime numbers get a lot of attention, but this tiny work horse deserves some love, too

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In his new book, Robert Bosch explains the optimization tools he uses to create intricate and playful images

January 3, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

Here are 12 prompts to help you find mathematics-related books for the coming year...

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Sophie Carr shares her love for a fundamental theorem about probability

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The Fibonacci numbers and Hilbert’s 10th problem

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How to calculate an average if you’re indecisive ...

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My page-a-day calendar will keep your math itch scratched

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When your episode about theorems demonstrates a theorem...

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The problems shaping modern mathematics

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Using mathematics to catch the bad guys—in the most contrived way possible

October 8, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

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