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The Simpsons and Maths


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Created on 28 August 2007 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 30 August 2007 by ncetm_administrator

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http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/~sjg/simpsonsmath/

The Simpsons has established itself as an award-winning international pop culture phenomenon. It is the longest-running sitcom of all time and it is also one of the most literate television programmes on the air, containing many references to subject matter and scholars from various academic fields, including mathematics. Al Jean, Executive Producer and head writer, has a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University. Several episodes of The Simpsons contain significant mathematics that relates to material we normally cover in our classes. For these reasons, this programme is an ideal source of fun ways to introduce important concepts to students, and to reduce maths anxiety and motivate students in courses.


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30 October 2007 14:21
where are the games???
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