Using Chocolate to Understand Calculus


Thu, Oct 20th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

The Math Movement blog will teach you how to learn advanced math using delicious chocolate.

How can a kiss help us learn Calculus? If you sit and reflect on answers to this question, you are likely to journey down a mental road different than the one we will traverse. We will indeed use a kiss to motivate a central idea of Calculus, but it will be a Hershey kiss! In fact, we will have a small kiss, more like a peck on the cheek, as we will use white and milk chocolate chips. The math lies in how we choose which type of chip to use in our computation.



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