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  1. TED Radio Hour "Solve For X"

    Why do we solve for "x"?  Terry Moore knows, and tells us in this collection of short excerpts of TED talks, and interviews with the speakers all about MATH on the NPR TED Radio Hour!  Including... How much potential energy did Yoda expend raising Luke's x-wing out of the...

  2. Math for everyone?

    Andrew Hacker has a new book out, "The Math Myth And Other STEM Delusions" which is provoking conversation.  His argument is that the basic goal for math education should be quantitative literacy (or numeracy) rather than more formal mastery of algebra and beyond....