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- Cancer Math May 21, 2013In a recent New York Times op-ed piece, Angelina Jolie revealed that she had a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer. She had a family history of cancer and tested positive for flaws in the BRCA 1 … Continue reading → […]Frank Wang
- Sloppy Math and the Austerity Debate May 6, 2013In 2010, two Harvard economists, Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff, circulated a paper demonstrating that GDP growth is negatively correlated to public debt (debt-to-GDP ratio to be more precisely). Their paper was highly influential and has been used to support … Continue reading → […]Frank Wang
- Analysis of a Calculus Test – Part 2 April 17, 2013Continuing the analysis (over-analysis perhaps) of the test, I began to wonder how students are performing on the limits portion (36 points) of the 100-point test as compared to the formula-driven derivatives portion (50 points). Certainly, the derivative is defined … Continue reading → […]Sandra Kingan
- Cancer Math May 21, 2013