Math

When Am I Going to Use This?: Interesting Applications of Math FLEX Class

This FLEX class will explore fun applications of math to biology, art, literature, and real-world decision-making, with anecdotes and sample problems. Topics include probability, statistical modeling, minimization, sequences, and proofs.
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No live meetings

Over 4 weeks

15-18

year olds

1-18

learners per class

per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Description

Class Experience

 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
The class draws inspiration from many sources, but the following books are excellent resources that I strongly recommend everyone read:
- How Not to Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
- Algorithms to Live By by Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths
- Alex's Adventures in Numberland and Alex Through the Looking Glass by Alex Bellos (published in the US as Here's Looking at Euclid and The Grapes of Math)

Teacher

MariPassionate about spreading the joy of teaching and learning
49 total reviews
70 completed classes

About Me

Most of my classes are deep dives into interesting concepts that have changed the way I think and given me skills that I use constantly in my day job. As a mechanical engineering graduate, I enjoy teaching creative yet structured problem-solving... 
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