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## Ideal Features of Online Homework Platform?

If you could build an ideal online homework platform for mathematics, what combination of features should it have in order to be effective at levels from high school through undergraduate,...

Asked on 01/06/2022 by Opal E

## Intuition or geometry for Partial Fractions

When teaching partial fractions, there's probably no way to escape the heavy algebra necessary for partial fractions, but I'm wondering how to introduce the idea in a way that is...

## Impressive common misleading interpretations in statistics to make students aware of

Statistics are used everywhere; politicians, companies, etc. argue with the help of statistics. Since calculations are needed for the interpretation of statistics, such things should be taught in mathematics in...

Asked on 11/22/2021 by Markus Klein

## Generating system of equations with unique solutions

I have a similar problem addressed in System of Equations Generator. What I need is an automatic way of generating a system of equations with unique solutions, but the...

## Ideas for explaining 4D and higher dimensions

I introduced the hypercube (to undergraduate students in the U.S.) in thecontext of generalizations of the Platonic solids, explained itsstructure, showed it rotating.I mentioned Alicia Stott,...

## Concrete way to teach addition and subtraction of fractions

I am teaching 4th-grade kids. The topic is Fraction. Basic understanding of a fraction as a part of the whole and as part of the collection is clear to the...

## What are some of the open problems that can be suitably introduced in a calculus course?

I feel it may be a good idea to introduce some related open problems in a calculus course. Surely I am not expecting my students to solve any one of...

Asked on 09/06/2021 by Zuriel

## The use of "$therefore$" and "$because$"

In schools, many students learn the usage of "$therefore$" and "$because$" in proofs. Such three-dot notation are popular in many high-school books and exams, but are almost never...

## When do college students learn rigorous proofs?

I teach in a regional university.In my department, students take their "proof course" (a course that sole focus on writing proofs) in the third or even fourth year.All...

Asked on 09/06/2021 by user13395

## Why is a translated exponential function considered an exponential function?

I am tutoring a student preparing to take Calculus 1 at a university. This student hasn't taken precalculus for a year, so I have been drilling him on definitions,...

Asked on 09/06/2021 by Eleven-Eleven