Category Archives: sine waves

Thought Experiment: I bet you could teach an entire math course with this one graph.

Or at least a huge chunk of an Algebra, Stats, and/or Pre-Cal course.

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Based on this plot, can you tell me when it started snowing? Or, can we fit a sine curve to it?

Now, I’m biased of course since I got a MS degree in Atmospheric Science, but I feel like weather and climate is one of the biggest untapped wells of potential math problems. I think there are two reasons for that … Continue reading

Posted in atmospheric science, sine waves, uncertainty, weather | 4 Comments