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MAA Found Math 2012 - Week 17


MAA Found Math: Origami hyperbolic parabaloids at MAA's booth during the 2010 USA Science and Engineering Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Stop by the MAA booth (#730) at the 2012 USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo this weekend, April 28 - 29, 2012. The exhibit features A Mathematical Petting Zoo, a slideshow of MAA Found Math, our member-generated gallery of photos of math in the real world, and "Are You Smarter Than an 8th Grader in Math?", an interactive quiz based on the AMC 8 contest. Don't forget to pick up a copy of our Field Guide to Math on the National Mall.

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April is Mathematics Awareness Month! The American Mathematical Society, the American Statistical Association, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics announce that the theme for Mathematics Awareness Month, April 2012, is Mathematics, Statistics, and the Data Deluge.

Download the official poster and find theme essays and related resources on the 2012 Mathematics Awareness Month website.

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