Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Duchampian Identities?

The following slides came to me anonymously however; I would have loved to credit the author if given the chance. The original intent of these slides was humor but on a deeper level this cerebral dance reminds me of the artistic equivalent of Duchamp’s found objects. Here our author has found bits and pieces of historically significant mathematical identities whose purpose are totally unrelated to the context of this wonderful buffoonery. He/she has logically pieced them together to take your mind on a trip through a kaleidoscopic mathematical collage logically woven together to end full circle. I love it … so enjoy! And thanks to whoever created it.


dobarah said...

Oh, this would be perfect for my first day of my Advanced Math students next year! Then again, perhaps it would be better the week before Christmas break. Either way, thank you and the maker of the slides.

Kaz Maslanka said...

Thank you so much for dropping by. The original version of these slides came to me in a power-point presentation. This would be so much more conducive to your classroom environment. If you would like I would be happy to email it to you (or anyone else for that matter). Just drop me a line.


dobarah said...

Thank you! I would LOVE to have the is my email dobarah (at sign) gmail dot com

You are too kind!

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