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MAA Found Math - Week 39

MAA FOUND MATH: Nathaniel Silver (Brooklyn Technical High School) sent us this photo, writing: "The photo is an image of attached helium-filled balloons that (because of the helium in the balloons) form an upside down hanging chain, or catenary, which is described by a cosh or hyperbolic cosine function."

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Year: 
2013
Week: 
39

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED