Points at Infinity?!

Abstract

What if we let parallel lines in the plane intersect ‘at infinity’? What would that mean, and what could we do? In the first Pizza and Presentation of 2022, we’ll explore this completely reasonable idea and its fascinating consequences.

Date
Jan 21, 2022 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Event
Dordt University Math/Stats Pizza and a Presentation
Location
CL 1321
Mike Janssen, Ph.D.
Mike Janssen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics

My research interests include commutative algebra, the use and creation of open course materials, inquiry in the mathematics classroom, alternative assessment methods, and increasing justice, equity, and inclusion in the mathematics classroom.