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## Coordinate Plane Polygons

Posted on January 29th, 2017 by kramer

**Polygon:** a 2 dimensional plane figure with at least three straight sides and angles where none of the sides cross and the figure is closed.

## Bezier Curves — How computers create curves with straight lines

Posted on January 22nd, 2017 by kramer

Last week, we learned about Benford’s Law which creates a logarithmic curve. We looked at how easy it is to create a curve long hand using your arm as a natural compass.

## Benford’s Law: Real Data Behaves as a Descending Logarithmic Curve

Posted on January 22nd, 2017 by kramer

Benford's law, also called the first-digit law, is an observation about the frequency distribution of leading digits in many real-life sets of numerical data.

## Fundamental Counting Principle — Tree Diagrams, Flipping a Coin, Criminology, License Plates, Menus, Passwords

Posted on December 17th, 2016 by kramer

When there are *m* ways to do one thing, and *n* ways to do another thing, the there are *m*

## NLMC Math Contest: Logic-Based Word Problems (very challenging)

Posted on December 10th, 2016 by kramer

For the last two weeks, we have been working on strategies to solve challenging logic word-problems leading up to the Noetic Learning Math Contest (NLMC).