# Book:Colin C. Adams/Riot at the Calc Exam and Other Mathematically Bent Stories

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## Colin C. Adams:

## Colin C. Adams: *Riot at the Calc Exam and Other Mathematically Bent Stories*

Published $\text {2009}$, **American Mathematical Society**

- ISBN 0-8218-4817-3

### Subject Matter

- Humorous pieces highlighting the condition of math anxiety.

Consists of extracts from his *Mathematically Bent* column from the *Mathematical Intelligencer*.

### Contents

- Introduction
- Notes on the Introduction
- Acknowledgments
- The S.S. Riemann
- Pythagoras's Darkest Hour
- Mangum, P.I.
- Overcoming Math Anxiety
- A Difficult Delivery
- A Proof of God
- The Red Badge of courage
- This Theorem is Big
- Journey to the Center of Mathematics
- The Theorem Blaster
- Riot at the Calc Exam
- The Mathematical Ethicist
- Phone Interview (script)
- The Integral: A Horror Story
- The Three Little Pigs
- Northnorthwestern Math Department Safety Manual
- Trial and Error (script)
- Hiring Season
- Class Reunion
- Worst-Case-Scenario Survival Handbook: Mathematics
- Into Thin Air
- Math Talk by Colin Adams and Lew Ludwig (script)
- A Deprogrammer's Tale
- Research Announcement
- A Killer Theorem
- A Subprime Lending Market Primer
- Fields Medalist Stripped
- More from the Mathematical Ethicist
- Math Fall Fashion Preview (script)
- Dr. Yeckel and Mr. Hide
- The Pepsi Putnam Challenge
- Vital Sines (script)
- Rumpled Stiltsken

- NOTES
- Notes for "The S.S. Riemann"
- Notes for "Overcoming Math Anxiety"
- Notes for "A Difficult Delivery"
- Notes for "A Proof of God"
- Notes for "A Red Badge of Courage"
- Notes for "Journey to the Center of Mathematics"
- Notes for "The Integral: A Horror Story"
- Notes for "The Three Little Pigs"
- Notes for "Class Reunion"
- Notes for "Into Thin Air"
- Notes for "A Deprogrammer's Tale"
- Notes for "Research Announcement"
- Notes for "Fields Medalist Stripped"
- Notes for "Vital Sines"
- Notes for "Rumpled Stiltsken"