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Name: Music and Math
ID: m11638
Language: English (en)
Summary: An overview of some of the math concepts that are relevant to music. Includes suggestions for classroom activities for grades 3-7 that use music to illustrate a math concept, as well as reviews of the math necessary for older students to understand some music theory and acoustics.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: decimals, fractions, frequency, music, powers, ratio, rhythm, roots, sets
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.9 (history)
First publication date: Oct 23, 2003 9:34 am -0500
Last revision to module: Mar 27, 2013 1:34 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.9 Mar 27, 2013 1:34 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
removed broken link

Version: 1.8 Feb 15, 2013 8:56 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
took down call for research study participants

Version: 1.7 Jan 18, 2013 5:22 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
added call for research study participants

Version: 1.6 Dec 31, 2009 5:42 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
updated CNXML

Version: 1.5 Apr 6, 2005 2:34 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
added link

Version: 1.4 Feb 2, 2004 9:38 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Broken up into smaller modules

Version: 1.3 Nov 3, 2003 3:31 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added links and more explanation in section on roots and powers.

Version: 1.2 Oct 31, 2003 12:32 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Finished module

Version: 1.1 Oct 29, 2003 3:00 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
New (unfinished) module

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