Posts Tagged ‘angles’

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Parabolas and the Art of Spitting

May 5, 2017

The maths that proves that the 45 degree angle is the angle that produces the maximum distance travelled is quite tricky and involves trigonometry. But this just shows how cool maths can be. See the full calculations here.

More long bow maths here at ROBINHOOD GIVE US YOUR BEST SHOT

Interesting maths work on WHICH SPORT IS MORE DANGEROUS, BASEBALL OR CRICKET? here.

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Outdoor Maths Adventures: Grade 3 – 5

June 30, 2014

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This fab idea comes from Juliet Robertson, an outdoor education consultant in Scotland. Her blog Creative star learning is one of the most inspiring outdoor maths blogs you will find.

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Check out Mathpig’s protractor joke here.

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Another fab idea from Juliet Robertson.

 

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7. Produce Amazing Architecture

September 16, 2013

Architecture and maths need each other. 

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Dancing Building, Prague, Czech Republic

Architecture brings maths to life in 3D.

Erwin Wurn House Attack Vienna

Erwin Wurn House Attack, Vienna

Maths provides the structural reality of the Architect’s dream.

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So what maths does an architect need?

Here is the current Math 10270 syllabus for architecture students at Notre Dame University, Indiana

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Illus: Opera House, Sydney

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The related mathematics is drawn from today’s Euclidean geometry, trigonometry, the properties of vectors, coordinate geometry in two and three dimensions, and calculus.

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