Welcome to The Department of Mathematics
at Boswell High School
Mathematics is an amazing and beautiful intellectual creation, one of the human race's deepest endeavors. The world around us, and the future world we are creating, is woven through with mathematics—from the symmetry groups of Navajo weavings, to the airflow around a flapping bird’s wing, to the security of global computer networks.
Cool Real World Math News
Not quite sure where math is really used in the real world? Browse some of the cool articles below to see what problems math solve in the world around us on a daily basis. To read more just click on the link next to "Read More at:"
Here's what maths can teach us about how to design the perfect car park
New model could improve 'Monday Night Football' schedules
The NFL's schedule makers face a lot of uncertainty when they sit down every spring to put together the next season's Monday Night Football schedule.
Beautiful fractals help solve wiggly problemsWhen Harry Potter first went to Hogwarts, he caught his train from Kings Cross, platform 9¾. The idea of a platform between two whole numbers might seem impossible to imagine. However, for someone working with fractals in math, the challenge is not so different. Fractals are used to measure things between dimensions, as in something that's more than 2D, but not quite 3D.Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2016-07-beautiful-fractals-wiggly-problems.html#jCp
In Memoriam - Fred Krause
Fred Krause passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016. Mr. Krause taught for 17 years in Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD including Boswell High School. During his time at Boswell High School he was awarded the Secondary Teacher of the Year Award and Peer-Professional Award.