Richard (Dick) Smith's Research

Associate Professor of Mathematics


A Look at the Tribonacci Series.
A Look at the Tribonacci Series.
Smith, Dick. “A Look at the Tribonacci Series.” Mathematics Teacher 103, no. 4 (November 2009): 240-241.
Curious Area and Volume Ratios
Curious Area and Volume Ratios
Smith, Dick, Nelson, K., & Flath, D. “Curious Area and Volume Ratios.” Presentation at the Mathematical Association of America Convention, Minneapolis, Oct. 14-15, 2016.
Delving Deeper: Finding Skewed Lattice Rectangles: The Geometry of A^2+b^2=c^2+d^2.
Delving Deeper: Finding Skewed Lattice Rectangles: The Geometry of A^2+b^2=c^2+d^2.
Smith, Dick, & Errthum, E.F. “Delving Deeper: Finding Skewed Lattice Rectangles: The Geometry of A^2+b^2=c^2+d^2.” Mathematics Teacher 106, no. 2 (2012): 150-55.
Finding Skewed Lattice Rectangles: The Geometry of a2+b2=c2+d2.
Finding Skewed Lattice Rectangles: The Geometry of a2+b2=c2+d2.
Smith, Dick, & Josh Garien. “Finding Skewed Lattice Rectangles: The Geometry of a2+b2=c2+d2.” Presentation to the 38th Annual Conference of the Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics, West Des Moines, February 19, 2010.
Integrating Probability Concepts into the Geometry Classroom.
Integrating Probability Concepts into the Geometry Classroom.
Smith, Dick. “Integrating Probability Concepts into the Geometry Classroom.” Presentation at the Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Baltimore, October 14-15, 2010.
Integrating Probability into Geometry.
Integrating Probability into Geometry.
Smith, Dick. “Integrating Probability into Geometry.” Presentation, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics National Convention, Salt Lake City, April 9-12, 2008.
Integrating Probability into Geometry.
Integrating Probability into Geometry.
Smith, Dick. “Integrating Probability into Geometry.” Presentation, Regional Convention of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Reno, Nov. 5-8, 2008.
Intersection of a Regular Polygon and its Own Rotation
Intersection of a Regular Polygon and its Own Rotation
Smith, Dick, & Flack, D. Intersection of a Regular Polygon and its Own Rotation. Geogebra, 2017
Problem 26, November 2012 Calendar.
Problem 26, November 2012 Calendar.
Smith, Dick. “Problem 26, November 2012 Calendar.” Mathematics Teacher 106, no. 9 (2013): 646.
Proofs That Develop When Students Say ‘What If...?’
Proofs That Develop When Students Say ‘What If...?’
Smith, Dick. “Proofs That Develop When Students Say ‘What If...?’” Presentation at the Bi-State Math Colloquium, Dubuque, May 8, 2013.
Surfer Problem Revisited.
Surfer Problem Revisited.
Smith, Dick. “Surfer Problem Revisited.” Mathematics Teacher 101, no. 7 (2008): 487.
Trisecting a Trisected Circle.
Trisecting a Trisected Circle.
Smith, Dick, & Josh Garien. “Trisecting a Trisected Circle.” Presentation to the 38th Annual Conference of the Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics, West Des Moines, February 2010.