I attended Shahriar Shahriari’s MAA Minicourse Beyond Formulas and Algorithms: Teaching a Conceptual/thematics Single Variable Calculus Course at the 2008 Joint Mathematics Meeting. He talked about having his calculus students derive the prime number theorem. Recall that the prime number theorem states that if is the number of primes less than or equal to ,…

# Day: November 27, 2008

## Graph theory is funny

I read and laugh at Jessica Hagy’s Indexed every day. Today Jessica created the following index card titled 7 wonders of the modern world which is based on , the complete graph on 7 vertices. She has created similar index cards before, such as… : For my MBA friends (apologies to Mr. Porter) : Yes,…