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David Patrick


Why Discrete Math is Important

Discrete math is often missing from middle and high school curricula. But in recent years, it’s become increasingly important because of what it teaches and how it sets students up for college math and beyond.

The Math of Game Shows: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

“Who Wants to be a Millionaire” contestant and AoPS curriculum developer David Patrick discusses the math behind the popular game show.

Highlights from Math History: Giovanni Ceva and His Theorem

For the 374th anniversary of Giovanni Ceva's birth, AoPS curriculum developer David Patrick shows one way to prove Ceva's eponymous theorem.