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Welcome to the 29th Anja S. Greer Conference on Mathematics, Science and Technology being held June 23 - June 28, 2013 at Phillips Exeter Academy.  If this is your first time to the campus, get to know the campus by visiting our interactive map. You can find your dorm by using the buiding filters.  (Your conference welcome letter let you know what dorm you have been assigned.)

Using the daily schedule below, you can select your course period, featured speakers and meals that you will be attending by clicking on the "star".  Each Conference within a Conference (CWIC) session is listed. You can attend as many CWIC sessions as time allows. Just check the sessions you are interested in attending. Your individual schedule will be created.  You can print it or push it to a mobile device.

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Monday, June 24 • 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Why pi is wrong. Celebrate tau day on June 28.

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A few mathematicians are realizing that pi is wrong. Not incorrect, mind you, but the real constant should not be the circumference of a circle divided by the diameter but the circumference divided by the radius. This is tau. Hear how I introduced the unit circle in trig class using tau and discover the advantages.

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Doug Kuhlmann

Doug has been teaching in secondary boarding schools for 38 years, the last 29 at Philips Academy. He received his B.S. in math from St. Louis U. in 1968, and his Ph.D. from Northwestern in 1978. He enjoys learning and teaching mathematics and is particularly interested in using GeoGebra in precalculus and calculus courses in high school. An active participant on the AP Calculus listserv, he has studied at Cambridge University during his first... Read More →


Monday June 24, 2013 2:45pm - 3:30pm
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