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<p>If you hear the phrase “solve for x,” and break into hives, don't fear. Jean Creighton joins <em>Lake Effect</em> every month to talk astronomy, but nearly everything she does is based on mathematics.</p><p>"Math can resemble in some ways another language, but we can master it to some extent. At least enough to communicate what we need," Creighton says.</p><p>She further explains how math and astronomy are interconnected:</p>Thu, 24 Sep 2015 20:29:21 +0000Bonnie North & Jean Creighton64734 at http://wuwm.comx = Astronomy Wisconsin Mathematician Shows The Power Of Mathematical Thinking In New Book
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<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For most of us, math is terrifying. Even if we did well in school, few of us see how math has anything to do with our everyday lives, save for calculating a tip or a batting average.</span></p><p>Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:07:38 +0000Bonnie North & Audrey Nowakowski40607 at http://wuwm.comWisconsin Mathematician Shows The Power Of Mathematical Thinking In New BookWant to Fight Disease? Do Your Math Homework
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<p>A common complaint among school kids who don't want to learn their math is that it's not important in the real world. While there is a lot of theory in math, a growing body of researchers are proving this notion wrong by applying math in some surprisingly relevant ways.Thu, 09 May 2013 18:06:19 +0000Mitch Teich & Eleanor Peterson2777 at http://wuwm.comWant to Fight Disease? Do Your Math Homework