Home Page -- R. Sachs  -- SPRING 2012 

Contact:  Prof. Sachs email: rsachs@gmu.edu, phone: 993-1464


  CV in pdf format

  Current course home pages:  
            Math 216, Theory of Differential Equations
            Math 400, History of Mathematics

  Recent talks on teaching topics (Beamer slides in pdf):  

  Summer 2011 MAA Mathfest  

        Stirling's approximation as a calculus topic

        Math circle on polynomial division as a rich topic

  Winter 2011 Joint Math Meeting  

        Geometric version of symmetric matrix diagonalization in 

                    Teaching of Linear Algebra

        Experiment on student discovery of eigenvalues and eigenvectors