Delving Deeper: Close Encounters with Stirling Numbers of the Second Kind

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Two seemingly unrelated problems—one posed to a class of eighth graders, the other posed to a class of high school juniors—uncover a connection through Stirling numbers of the second kind.

Footnotes

Edited by Maurice Burke, Maurice.Burke@utsa.edu University of Texas at San Antonio

J. Kevin Colligan, jkcolligan@verizon.net RABA Center of SRA International, Columbia, MD

Maria Fung, mfung@worcester.edu Worcester State College, Worcester, MA

Jeffrey J. Wanko, wankojj@muohio.edu Miami University, Oxford, OH

Contributor Notes

Martin Griffiths, martin.griffiths@maths.ox.ac.uk, who has taught both high school and college mathematics, is a lecturer at the University of Oxford. He is particularly interested in how we teach exceptionally able secondary school students and undergraduates.

(Corresponding author is Griffiths martin.griffiths@maths.ox.ac.uk)
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