Here’s a third entry in our Teaching New Dogs Old
Trigs Tricks series: the first three questions from the 1907 Victorian Matric Algebra exam.* As well as the computational aspects, readers might be interested in contemplating what was expected for the proof parts, as well as how one might fruitfully present such results to students now, a century later.
*) TNDOT 2 is also in the process of being updated. Stay tuned.
Continue reading “TNDOT 3: The Remainders of the Day”
This is the second post in our new, Teaching New Dogs Old Trigs/Tricks series. This one, suggested by a reader, is another trig one, with the final part related to our first TNDOT post. It is from the 1913 Victorian Matric Trigonometry Honours Exam. Here it is:
Continue reading “TNDOT 2: Trigged Again”
I’ll get back to the anti-festive posts in the near future: there’s plenty of whacking on the to-do-soon list. But for now, while still digesting the Christmas feast as well as recovering from a cold or the plague or whatever, here’s a quick puzzle post. Continue reading “Teaching New Dogs Old Trigs”