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Interactive video lesson plan for: Triangle of Power

Activity overview:

In math, exponents, logarithms, and roots all circle around the same idea, but the notation for each varies radically. The triangle of power is an alternate notation, which I find to be absolutely beautiful.

(This is the corrected version of the one I put out a month or so ago, in which my animation for all the inverse operations was incorrect)

Here's a sketch from the math redditer Cosmologicon showing how this might be usual with practical space considerations: http://i.imgur.com/hAeJokq.jpg

This original comes from an answer to a math exchange post by Alex Jordan, which you can find here: http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/30046/alternative-notation-for-exponents-logs-and-roots

I also briefly flashed a blog post with another interesting alternative for logarithm notation: http://www.solidangl.es/2015/04/a-radical-new-look-for-logarithms.html

Tagged under: exponents,triangle power,math,mathematics,3 blue 1 brown,brown, blue brown,logarithms,3b1b,blue

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