# Tagged Questions

For questions related to the teaching and learning of mathematics. Note that Mathematics Educators Stack Exchange may be a better home for narrowly scoped questions on specific issues in mathematics education.

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### Is the Science and Knowledge Publishing Corporation a spam journal publisher? [closed]

I submitted my paper entitled " A new result for divisibility among sum power divisor from 3 month ago to this journal ,I have received in this day this message : Title: A new results for ...
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### Find the value of the Infinite product in terms of k which is a positive integer

$$\prod_{n=k+1}^{+\infty}\left(1-\frac{k^2}{n^2}\right)$$ The only help we have been able to find is that of Euler, anything would be amazing!
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### How to succeed in upper-level math [closed]

This question will essentially be more of a how-to plea or general help request. I'm currently studying math and I'm at the point where I've transitioned into upper-division classes, most if not all ...
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### a healthy perspective on “knowing everything” [closed]

This is a question about attitude, but related to math studies. I have trouble with two things: 1. making "normal" progress in my learning and 2. having the satisfaction that I understand what is ...
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### Integral as “Area Under the Curve”

I'm a high school math teacher teaching an introductory calculus course, and I'm having a problem teaching one particular student about the physical definition of an integral. The intuition is that ...
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### Formula Derivation

What is the formula that can be derived using the values and formulas below to get the value of K43? Here's what I have, so far, but no luck in getting the correct formula: 0 = 925191 - 119355 - (((...
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### Where is a good source for serious math (wall-size) posters?

Where is a good source for math wall posters that give glimpses of serious and beautiful mathematics? I'm a faculty member looking to find some wall posters (e.g. 2 ft x 3 ft) to hang in a handful of ...
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### How do I demonstrate that a logical error has been made?

I am grading an introduction to proofs course at my university. We have a question that reads something along the lines of: Prove that \forall \ n \in \Bbb N, [\exists \ a \in \Bbb N : n + 1 = 3a \...
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### What does “Mathematics of Computation” mean?

I visited this link: http://www.ams.org/journals/mcom/1950-04-030/S0025-5718-50-99474-9/ And I a bit confused by its title "Mathematics of Computation". I am not a native English speaker. Could ...
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### Transmutation of scores

Can you please help me to come up with a formula for transmuting raw scores into percentages the conditions are : The passing score is 40% which is the equivalent is 75, the lowest possible score has ...
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### Is it correct to teach the derivative as the slope of the tangent line?

In introductory calculus, the derivative of a differentiable function $f$ at some point is often taught as being the slope of the tangent line to the graph of the function at that point. My question ...
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### Interesting real life applications of elementary mathematics

If you teach mathematics to future highschool teachers, you often feel that they are bored because what they learn at university does not have much to do with what they will have to teach in school, ...