Trimathlon A Workout Beyond the School Curriculum by Paul, Jr. Sally, Judith Sally


Trimathlon A Workout Beyond the School Curriculum by Paul, Jr. Sally, Judith Sally

Swim, Run, and Bike your way to math success! Judith and Paul Sally, accomplished mathematicians and experienced teachers, offer a challenging athletic workout to the minds of their young readers through exercises in areas of number theory and geometry that extend beyond the realm of basic mathematics in the school curriculum. The activities in the book present readers with a dynamic and fresh perspective on mathematics, encouraging active and energetic responses leading to a level of thinking that carries over into college mathematics. The book's novel games coach the players to experience the satisfaction and confidence that accompany meaningful investigations of mathematical ideas. This book will provide a stimulus to make scientific competition as much a part of our educational culture as the athletic activities to which we are accustomed.


TriMathalon: A Workout Beyond The School Curriculum is an adventurous book of mathematic problems and puzzles. -Math Works , June 2003

About the Author

Paul Sally is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Chicago. He has been the recipient of several prominent awards, including the MAA Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching, the AMS Award for Distinguished Public Service, and the AMOCO Award for Distinguished Contribution to Undergraduate Teaching. Judith Sally is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at Northwestern University. From 1988-89 she was Visiting Professor at Purdue University. She has been the recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, the Bunting Fellowship, and the Northwestern College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Award.

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200 pages


Paul, Jr. Sally, Judith Sally
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A K Peters an imprint of Taylor & Francis Inc

Publication date

31st January 2003



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