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NMF Weekly: Ask Your Math Friend James

NMF Weekly Puzzle Newsletter
Week of October 5, 2020  ·

Thanks for subscribing to the NMF Weekly Puzzle Newsletter from the National Math Festival. Each week, you'll get an email with the latest issue. This is a chance for the kids in your life to ask a mathematician real, open-ended questions about the world around them. To ask a question, you can use the link on the website, reply to this email (make sure to include your child's first name and state/province), or tag @jamestanton on Twitter!

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NMF Weekly #4
In NMF Weekly Issue #4, Dr. James Tanton takes on puzzles involving negative numbers. Johan from South Africa asks "Why is negative times negative positive?" Take a journey into asking how certain things came to be with James this week, from visualizing sand piles and digging holes to thinking about how addition and multiplication work!
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The NMF Weekly is written by Dr. James Tanton, and brought to you by The Young People's Project, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), the National Math Festival, and the Global Math Project.

PreK-12 Educators and Parents: We need your advice!

As we prepare for upcoming 2020-2021 National Math Festival events, we are seeking input from educators and parents about access to technology for online events. If you have two minutes, fill out our survey! 

2021 NMF: Educator/Parent Technology Survey

Festival Organizers: MSRI · IAS · MoMath
The National Math Festival is a program of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), in cooperation with the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath).

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