by Jordan Ellenberg
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The writer for Slate's popular Do the Math column celebrates the logical, illuminating nature of math, sharing mathematical approaches that demystify complex and everyday problems.
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June 2, 2014 Professor Jordan Ellenberg gives students points for recognizing when they get a wrong answer, even if they can't figure out why. In his new book, he writes that good math is about good reasoning.
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