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Mathematics Honor Society Installed at Catawba College

September 21, 2009
Category: Events, Mathematics, Students
The Catawba College Department of Mathematics installed a new chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, a national undergraduate honor society for the advancement of mathematics, during a ceremony held in Tom Smith Auditorium on campus Thursday, Sept. 17.The ceremony to create the new N.C. Zeta Chapter of Kappa…
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Local Students Qualify for Regional Mathematics Competition

March 27, 2009
Category: Events, Mathematics
On March 26, Catawba College was a qualifying site for the N.C. Council of Teachers of Mathematics state contests in Algebra I and Geometry.Catawba's Mathematics Department hosted the contest which drew students from Salisbury, Charlotte and the surrounding areas. There were a total of 75 students…
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Catawba College Mathematics Professor Attends Meeting, Presents Paper

March 23, 2009
Category: Faculty, Mathematics
Dr. Paul Baker, a professor of mathematics at Catawba College, represented the College at the Mathematical Association of America Liaison's meeting at the MAA Southeastern Section Annual Meeting on March 13 at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.While at the annual meeting, Dr. Baker organized and…
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Catawba College Mathematics Department to Sponsor Annual Contests

February 13, 2009
Category: Events, Mathematics
Catawba College's Mathematics Department will be sponsoring the seventh annual North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Contests on Thursday, March 26, 2009. Catawba College will be a qualifying site for the Algebra I and Geometry contests.The deadline to register to participate in the…
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Exploring Mathematical Ideas from Ancient China

November 3, 2008
Category: Events, Mathematics
From the "mystical" puzzle appearing on a tortoise shell to using number symbolism and algebra to predict the gender of a newborn, mathematics played an important role in Ancient China. From a traditional view of mathematics, they had a sophisticated (and even modern) number system and could perform…
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