High pay high stress ?
Not really true … among the top 17 high-paying jobs (annual earning above US $100,000) in the USA, Mathematician’s job has the lowest stress below 60 (in the scale from 0 no stress to highest stress at 100).
Other high-pay-high-stress professional jobs (Annual Salary above US$100,000) :
Orthodontists ($196,270 : 67.0)
Computer Hardware Engineer ($106,930 : 67.0)
Astronomers ($110,440 : 62.0)
Political Scientists ($100,900 : 60.8)
Law Teachers ($122,280 : 62.8)
Actuaries ($107,740 : 63.8)
Physicists ($ 117,040 : 61.3)
Optometrists ($111,640 : 70.3)
IT Managers ($132,570 : 64.3)
Geoscientists ($108,420 : 62.5)
Mathematicians ($103,310 : 57.3)
This is a quick method to inverse a matrix using the analogy of determinant:
ICM2014 VideoSeries PL9: Manjul Bhargava:
(Part 1 of video – difficult part ): His PhD supervisor Benedict Gross (Harvard Math Dean) gave the laudation speech.
(Part 2 of video: Excellent and Understandable presentation) by the Fields medal 2014 receipient: the Canadian/American Indian Prof Manjul Bhargava.
Ngô Bảo Châu 吴宝珠 Vietnam Chinese Fields Medalist 2010. Won 2 Gold International Math Olympiad with one Perfect Score.
Educated in Vietnam High School, won scholarship to France Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris).
Aug12 2014 (Tue):
When teaching Quadratic equation in Algebra class using the conventional math pedagogy, this is what you get …
Teaching Math without word, especially for autistic and dyslexic kids, using pictures, video games… look how easy is to explain difficult concepts – even for adults – why (-2)x (-3) = + 6 ?