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Title: Mathematics Awareness Month 2008 PDF
Url: http://www.mathaware.org/index.html
Publisher: American Mathematical Society
Description: Voting is on the minds of many these days, including politicians, statisticians, policy wonks, and a number of talking heads. With that in mind, it's not surprising that the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics has offered up "Math and Voting" for the theme of Mathematics Awareness Month 2008. The site is full of compelling activities, contests, and thoughtful essays, and even those who feel some resistance to various forms of mathematics may find themselves completely won over. Visitors should click on the "Theme Essays" section to read insightful pieces like "Roles for Statisticians in Elections" by John S. Gardenier, D.B.A, and "Fair Majority Voting (or How to Eliminate Gerrymandering)" by Michel Balinski. After that, visitors can click through to the "Activities" area, where they can try different voting methods and watch and listen to talks on voting paradoxes and the mathematics of voting.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Communication of mathematical information -- Computer network resources
Science -- Mathematics -- Periodicals, societies, congresses, serial publications
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Informal education
Date Issued: 2008
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Mathematics Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
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Language: English
Rights: Joint Policy Board for Mathematics
Access Rights: Free access
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