Tuesday, January 18, 2005
First Class!
 Discussion of course details:
 handout course description
 This was an extensive disucssion of the many course features:
 In class activities.
 Homework
 Reading
 Portfolios
 Projects
 The Tool kit
 personal info sheet.
 Flatland as social commentary/satire.

What is Visual Mathematics?

Mathematics that studies topics related to visual experience. [Geometry, Topology, Motion]

Visualization of mathematics that is not inherently visual. [Visualizing Counting]
 Classification:
Triangles, circles: congruence and similarity. What common
features are shared by circles and triangles?... They divide the plane
into two sectors: "inside and outside". Not in the same class as the
symbol.. 8.