Teaching Math Through the Decades
- Mind Over Matter. Key, Ted // Saturday Evening Post;4/10/1948, Vol. 220 Issue 41, p38
The article presents an anecdote about number games that have gone wrong.
- Freud on math. Hersh, Reuben // Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall95, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p47
Presents a humorous analogy between the principal concepts of mathematics and psychoanalysis.
- Jokes. // Highlights;Aug2012, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p15
Several jokes are presented, including one about mathematics, another about a truck full of bison and a joke about a book never written.
- Wiling Away the Hours. Adams, Colin // Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2003, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p18
Presents humor related to mathematics. Dimensions of the attic; Elliptic curves; Use of Morse code.
- A Killer Theorem. Adams, Colin // Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p26
A joke is presented related to mathematical analysis.
- LAST LAUGH. // Weekly Reader - Edition 2;Oct2011, Vol. 81, Special section p4
A joke is presented about an upset math book.
- Counting on heaven. Marty, Martin E. // Christian Century;3/09/94, Vol. 111 Issue 8, p263
Examines the combination of mathematics and religion. Geometric progression of St. Jude chain letters; Contention of Gene Kasmar on the overpopulation problems of a heaven limited in area; Stretching of the boundaries of heaven by St. Jude.
- A Difficult Delivery. Adams, Colin // Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2003, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p8
Opening a copy of The Mathematical Intelligencer you may ask yourself uneasily, "What is this anywayâ€”a mathematical journal, or what?" Or you may ask, "Where am I?" Or even "Who am I?" This sense of disorientation is at its most acute when you open to Colin Adams's column. Relax. Breathe...
- Backtalk. // Machine Design;9/13/2001, Vol. 73 Issue 17, p137
Presents mathematics-related jokes.