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New Proof for the Pythagorean Theorem

May 7, 2024 | Hinsdale Blog

Happy Mathsgiving!

Nov 14, 2023 | Hinsdale Blog

Spooky Math Problems

Oct 18, 2023 | Hinsdale Blog

Pascal's Triangle Patterns

Aug 4, 2023 | Hinsdale Blog

The Pythagorean Theorem and its Consequences

Jun 28, 2023 | Hinsdale Blog

Rubik's Snake - Our New Favorite Puzzle

May 3, 2023 | Hinsdale Blog

In 1981, Ernő Rubik, hot on the heels of his 1977 smash-hit the Rubik's Cube, invented and released the Rubik's Snake, a very different kind of puzzle. The Snake consists of 24 isosceles triangular prisms, connected by spring bolts. The prisms can't be separated, but they can be twisted, allowing one to form the snake into many different shapes.

National Poetry Month & Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month

Apr 12, 2023 | Hinsdale Blog

April is not only Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, it's also National Poetry Month! To celebrate this union of art and science, the Smithsonian Magazine published [an article](https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-poetry-and-math-intersect-180968869/) all about poets and mathematicians who have brought the two disciplines...

Stars and Factors: A Math Doodle

Mar 7, 2023 | Hinsdale Blog

We've all had the experience of sitting in math class, looking at a blank sheet of graph paper, feeling the desire to doodle. Usually, doodling would be a distraction from learning about math—but what if we could doodle in a way that strengthened our understanding?