ERIC Number: EJ884054
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
Promoting Number Theory in High Schools or Birthday Problem and Number Theory
Srinivasan, V. K.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v41 n3 p387-398 2010
The author introduces the birthday problem in this article. This can amuse willing members of any birthday party. This problem can also be used as the motivational first day lecture in number theory for the gifted students in high schools or in community colleges or in undergraduate classes in colleges.
Descriptors: High Schools, Academically Gifted, Number Concepts, Birth, Problem Solving, Theories, Community Colleges, Universities, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Tables (Data)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
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