Presentation to Connect Cultures Through Algebra
Published on: February 19, 2010
The Lone Star College-Montgomery Lyceum Speaker Series presents “Islam, Mathematics, and Culture Across the Curriculum,” a presentation by Pat McKeague, on Tuesday, March 2, at 12 p.m., on campus in Building B, Room 102.
The presentation is free to the public. Refreshments will be provided, and a meet-and-greet with the presenter will start at 11:30 a.m. in the same location.
McKeague is the owner of XYZ Textbooks and MathTV.com, which help students master mathematics through modern resources like online video. He also serves as an author at Cengage Learning, which offers customized learning solutions for educators, government agencies, and corporations worldwide. McKeague holds a master’s degree in mathematics from Brigham Young University.
During his presentation, McKeague will take the audience back to the city of Baghdad in the year 760 to begin an interesting journey that includes Euclid and Fibonacci. His lecture will reinforce some of the main concepts used in developmental algebra, while painting a picture of diverse cultures cooperating to advance mathematics throughout the world.
The Lyceum Speaker Series at LSC-Montgomery provides a variety of free lectures based on sociological, historical, economic, political, and spiritual views. All campus and community members are invited to attend any of the Lyceum events throughout the year.
For more information about the Lyceum Speaker Series, please visit www.LoneStar.edu/lyceum-montgomery
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