In the first part of this series, we have counted the number of squares on a chessboard, and we have discovered that it is equal to the sum of the squares of the first 8 positive integers. The numbers , , and so on are called square numbers.
This method can be generalized to compute for the number of squares on larger square boards. If the measure of a board is , then the number of squares on it is » Read more
At the information age, most of the younger generation of teachers cope up, but the not-so-young sometimes prefer the old ways. Nevertheless, great teachers are just great, no matter how they teach. » Read more
Although the list below is specialized for math bloggers, they can be used by bloggers of any field. I have used all the software below,
- WordPress. WordPress is a free blogging site. Upgrade is available (for a fee) for larger storage and domain name customization. I chose WordPress to host Mathematics and Multimedia mainly because of its Latex support. As of this writing, as far as I know, two of its top competitors, Blogspot and Typepad, do not support Latex yet.
- Google Docs. Google Docs can be used to store and share documents online. It has its own word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation software. It has currently released a new drawing software. You can use Google Docs to store your documents and link your blog to it.
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