Splash Biography

DANIEL NEWTON, Mathematical Sciences Teacher

Major: Mathematical Sciences

College/Employer: NJIT

Year of Graduation: 2020

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I have been dedicated to a life of Mathematics. Finance and Banking have always intrigued me, but seeing the math behind it all gives a whole new perspective. Math is the way to financial success!

Past Classes

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M237: Financial Mathematics in Splash Spring 2020 (Mar. 28, 2020)
Do you want to learn more about how finances are calculated? How does one accumulate wealth? How are investment portfolios created? This class will finally provide students with the answer to life's most important question: How do I become rich?

M156: "i" love Pi Flavored Series in Splash Spring 2019 (Apr. 13, 2019)
Come take an epic ride on our math train. Eat some cookie pizza pie, take a lesson in series, and enjoy this tantalizing tale on how $$e^{i\pi}+1=0$$. (Yes we're series-ous)

M89: What is Pi? in Splash Spring 2018 (Mar. 24, 2018)
Pi is really useful for circles, but did you know that one (inaccurate) variation was derived from a square? What is pi, and what does it really mean? Today, we trace the path of pi, its past, its present, and its future.

M21: Web Development in Splash Spring 2017 (Mar. 25, 2017)
This course will cover basic HTML, CSS, JS and PHP. The course will begin by giving a brief review of these languages. Through this knowledge, students will be able to create their own websites. After this, students will learn how to implement this knowledge to create an online portfolio/personal website.

M23: Methods for Mathematical Madness in Splash Spring 2017 (Mar. 25, 2017)
In this course, students will learn various tricks, techniques and skills that are all math-based in nature, helping their understanding of mathematics to enhance future mathematical endeavours. We will go over chunking and base conversions, then move on to more fun aspects such as puzzles and fallacies that relate to math!