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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 1997 file photo, John Forbes Nash, 1994 Economics Nobel Prize winner, takes a break during the European School of Economics conference in Rome. Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful …

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1994 file photo, Princeton University professor John Nash speaks during a news conference at the school in Princeton, N.J., after being named the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for economics. Nash, whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A…

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John and Alicia Nash arrive at the 74th annual Academy Awards. The couple died Saturday in a car crash.

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

TRENTON, N.J. — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that wo…

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Take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

Take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

A cheat sheet for preparing your feast: focus on cooking, not calculating.

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A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

This Oct. 14, 2013, photo shows a roasted turkey in Concord, N.H. The safest way to thaw a frozen turkey is in the refrigerator. You'll need about 24 hours per 4 to 5 pounds of turkey. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

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A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

Long before it hits the plate, you’ll need to start by thawing the bird in the refrigerator. Allow about 24 hours per 4 to 5 pounds of turkey.

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A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

The turkey should never go directly from the oven to the table. Cover it with foil and let it rest 20 to 30 minutes to allow the juices to redistribute.

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AIMS reading test scores up slightly, math holds steady

AIMS reading test scores up slightly, math holds steady

It is unclear if this is the last year that students will see of the AIMS math and reading tests.

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Guada Lozano: Mathematics is the Playground; Critical Thinking is the Game… and the Legacy

Guada Lozano: Mathematics is the Playground; Critical Thinking is the Game… and the Legacy

Mathematics is a playground for learning critical thinking, a currency whose value prevails far beyond the utility of math as a content-laden discipline.

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UA math prof wins White House award

UA math prof wins White House award

An associate professor at the University of Arizona has been recognized by the White House as one of the nation’s most promising math geeks.

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Core curriculum standards have consequences

Some kids don’t like to color. Despite the kits to create one’s own crayons or view products in 3-D, some kids are not interested. Even assigning exotic names and adding scents are not enough to hook every child into becoming a coloring aficionado.

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William McCallum: Engaging students in mathematics

William McCallum: Engaging students in mathematics

What if we lived in a world where people knew, used and enjoyed mathematics? What if mathematics made sense to students? What if teachers teaching fractions in Grade 3 could tell the story of how fractions flow naturally from whole numbers in Grade 2?

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