Some thoughts on using Wolfram Alpha in teaching math

My main work at our institute is to find ways on how to integrate technologyparticularly free software and Web 2.0 applications in teaching mathematics. Recently, I have been thinking of integrating Wolfram Alpha in teacher trainings, but I can’t yet  justify to myself why (I don’t want to read the work of others yet). Don’t get […]
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Demystifying Triangle Inequality

This is the first part of  the Triangle Inequality Series. *** Given three segments, how are we sure that they will form a triangle? Will the segments with lengths 3, 4, and 8 units form a triangle? What about 3, 5, and 8? What conditions with respect to segment lengths must be satisfied, so that […]
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