Mathematics Awareness Week 1996

April 21-27
Mathematics and Decision Making

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Math Awareness Week 1996

MAW 1996 Announcement
Read the original announcement for MAW 1996.

Activities and Events
Details on what institutions across the U.S. have done for MAW 96, plus announcements for related contests, TV shows, and lectures.

Resources for Math and Decision Making
Articles, both original and previously published, which relate to the MAW 96 theme. Other resources featured include software, teaching aids, visiting lecturer info, and web sites.

Theme Essay
Written for Mathematics Awareness Week 1996 by Paul Davis of Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Theme Poster
Take a look at the poster, and read about the mathematical model behind the image.

Mathematics Awareness Month is sponsored each year by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics to recognize the importance of mathematics through written materials and an accompanying poster that highlight mathematical developments and applications in a particular area.