### Is algebra an unnecessary stumbling block in US schools?

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Who needs algebra?

Mar 28, 2016
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Mathematicians have found a framework for the celebrated Rogers-Ramanujan identities and their arithmetic properties, solving another long-standing mystery stemming from the work of Indian math genius Srinivasa Ramanujan.

Apr 29, 2014
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The Texas Board of Education has given preliminary approval to dropping algebra II as a requirement for high school students.

Nov 22, 2013
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(Phys.org) —Where a child lives makes a difference in how demographics and other factors influence algebra performance, and policies should take into account local variation, research from Washington University in St. Louis ...

Jun 07, 2013
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Martin Gartzman sat in his dentist's waiting room last fall when he read a study in Education Next that nearly brought him to tears.

Mar 21, 2013
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Social Sciences

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Belgian-born Pierre Deligne has won this year's $1-million Abel Prize in mathematics for his contributions to algebraic geometry and their "transformative impact on number theory, representation theory and related fields."

Mar 20, 2013
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Mathematics

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Fermat's Last Theorem—the idea that a certain simple equation had no solutions— went unsolved for nearly 350 years until Oxford mathematician Andrew Wiles created a proof in 1995. Now, Case Western Reserve University's ...

Mar 04, 2013
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Students may soon be able to receive college credit for the free online classes that are reshaping higher education.

Feb 07, 2013
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Social Sciences

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How does the Google search ranking system work? Can mathematics explain the Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day? A new web series of 'The Algebra of Everything' will explore these questions and more.

Jan 31, 2013
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Mathematics

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Japanese researchers are working on a robot they hope will be smart enough to ace entrance exams at the nation's top university, which test everything from maths to foreign languages.

Sep 12, 2012
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