Spirals, Triangles, and Tie-dyed T-shirts

Spirals, Triangles, and Tie-dyed T-shirts

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Doug Corey recently published an article with some colleagues. The article was titled "Spirals, Triangles, and Tie-dyed T-shirts" in The College Mathematics Journal. Doug has answered a few questions about this article below. Who were your co-authors on this article? I had 2 co-authors: Steven Lauzon, a master's student in mathematics education, and Jacob Badger, an undergraduate that ended up double majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics. They are both working on Ph.D's right now, Steven in Biostatistics and Jacob in Applied Mathematics. Who would you say is the target audience for this article? We wrote this for college mathematics teachers. The problem uses a variety of calculus ideas from Calculus 2 and below, including the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, integration, derivation, arc length of a polar curve, and the…
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