Re: number theory problem

Duncan Chiu (dchiu@idt.net)
Thu, 10 Apr 1997 23:53:08 -0400

Duncan Chiu wrote:
>
> Rosan was right, fellows.
>
> Paul, it is COOL! Will this be a part of DREI'97 program? If so, let me
> know quick. The deadline is 4/15 for application. This may help finalize
> my summer plan. Thanks.
>
> duncan
>
> P.S. I am going to have my students check it out in detail. Thanks for
> my next Internet projects. A quick update of my new experiment in class:
>
> 1) One student taught a three-day lesson on stock exchange. He used

Check if out if you want to make your money work for you.

2) One student showed his math tricks in his magic lesson in two days.
He could have gone on for another day or so. I am holding it back for
rainy days.

3) Six students are working on Sim Tower. They will tell us if is is
educationally sound and mathematically challenged. Any comment from you
folks?

4) I touched upon a simple lesson on Chinese characters this morning.
Nothing beats the desire to know the secret of a teacher. Imagine that:
the nerve of them to ask for my age! They sweared that I am still at my
30's. They will never find it out, I can assure you.

so much this time.

duncan

>
> Paul Burchard wrote:
> >
> > Lee Cristofano wrote:
> > > For which primes p does Mp (where Mp means modulo
> > > multiplication group) contain
> > >
> > > 1. the square root of negative 1
> > > 2. the square root of 2
> > > 3. the square root of 3
> > >
> > > what the hell all this means, i don't know.
> >
> > To experiment with these questions and develop some intuition, try out
> > my "Numeroscope" on the web at:
> >
> > http://www.woodrow.org/teachers/math/modules/numeroscope/
> >
> > I'd be very glad to get your feedback on how to make this more helpful.
> > To run it you just need a Java-capable web browser (preferably on a
> > computer with sound).
> >
> > PB