Date: 20. August 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Water in the Fountain

Fountains and their volume are ideal for modeling different geometric bodies. While many of the fountains have a rectangular or circular shape and can thus be approximated as cuboid or […]

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Date: 30. July 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Diogenes and his Barrel

Doing mathematics surrounded by a fantastic setting – that promises the current Task of the Week to the statue of Diogenes of Sinope. Known as an influential Greek philosopher, he […]

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Date: 2. July 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Roof

The classical geometric bodies and figures can be found numerously in the environment. However, real objects deviate from the ideal body and require modeling skills. In addition, composite bodies are […]

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Date: 7. May 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Generic Tasks: Volume I

In a further article on our category Generic Tasks, we want to present you determinations of volume and mass. The focus will be on the bodies Cuboid and Cylinder. Further […]

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Date: 2. April 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Minerva Fountain

Today’s Task of the Week will be presented in an interview with Virginia Alberti, who uses and supports MathCityMap in Italy. We say thank you for the interview and the […]

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Date: 5. March 2018 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Giant Keyhole

Our Task of the Week was created by Vanessa Präg, student at Goethe University Frankfurt, as part of a mathematics didactic course. In a short interview, she will tell us […]

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Date: 23. October 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Water in the Fountain

A popular MathCityMap task is concerned with the volume of fountains and how many liters of water are contained. The question can be used for a wide range of geometric […]

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Date: 9. October 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Bench

The determination of the weight of an object has often been part of a Task of the Week. However, today’s task is a particular challenge because the object consists of […]

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Date: 18. September 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Shaft Cover

The current Task of the Week is about an everyday object, which is suitable for various tasks around the circle and can be used due to its frequent occurrence in […]

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Date: 3. July 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Flower Box

The present Task of the Week is about polygons and geometrical figures. In particular, the prism with a hexagonal base surface plays a role. The task can be found in […]

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Date: 19. June 2017 | By: Simone Jablonski | Category:  | No Comments

Task of the Week: Stone

This week’s Task of the Week addresses, in particular, the modeling competence of the students. It is a question of approximating the weight of a stone as closely as possible […]

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