News tagged with math problems

Mathematicians solve 60-year-old problem

A team of researchers, led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Yuri Lvov, has found an elegant explanation for the long-standing Fermi-Pasta-Ulam (FPU) problem, first proposed in 1953, investigated ...

dateMar 23, 2015 in Mathematics
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Magic and symmetry in mathematics

We live in a three-dimensional world. Despite the many benefits this presents, it also makes for a complicated math problem, according to Northeastern associate professor of mathematics Ivan Loseu. The best ...

dateMar 12, 2014 in Mathematics
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LA students get iPads, start playing video games

Education officials in the nation's second-largest school district are working to reboot a $1 billion plan to put an iPad in the hands of each of their 650,000 students after an embarrassing glitch emerged when the first ...

dateOct 05, 2013 in Other
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New Lincoln math pages suggest more education

Two math-notebook pages recently authenticated as belonging to Abraham Lincoln suggest the 16th president, who was known to downplay his formal education, may have spent more time in school than usually thought.

dateJun 08, 2013 in Other
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