To some mathematics is a boring academic subject that they quickly forget about when they leave school. But the truth is that mathematics never leaves us, and it plays a massive part in our everyday lives. It is true that many students struggle with mathematics but for those that persevere[…]

# WHY DO STUDENTS FEAR MATH?

It is true that most students have a propensity for either the arts or sciences, but there is one subject that seems to hold fear for many students and that is mathematics. One of the main reasons for this is that math is an abstract discipline, compared to other sciences[…]

# WHY MATH IS SO IMPORTANT IN EVERYDAY LIFE

The very mention of mathematics to some students is enough to send cold shivers down their spines. But apart from academics, math is absolutely everywhere. It crosses over into many other subjects that we use in everyday life, and not just in technology and science. Look how important math is[…]

# FAMOUS MATHEMATICIANS

Mathematics is a field which not particularly liked among people. Yet there are always those who are crazy in love in this specialty. The greatest discoveries were made because of them, systems created that we use, and these days mathematicians are solving the biggest problems of the world. Let’s look[…]

# MATHEMATICS WHEN APPLIED TO BEAUTY – PHI

Thanks to the movie ‘Life of Pi’ everyone today knows about the 21st Greek alphabet these days. Even those who are not math geniuses, have a liking to the mysteries of Phi and want to understand it further. The applications of mathematics have only been growing over the last century,[…]

# HUMAN HALLUCINATIONS TIED TO MATHEMATICS

One of the most important side-effects from taking a drug is hallucinations. Hallucinations from drug abuse are when something foreign in your system releases toxins into your body and makes it seem as though something is right in front of you, even when there is nothing there. Hallucinations are caused[…]

# THE MATH BEHIND THE REPRODUCTION

Sex Education is a compulsory subject in school for children to understand the beginnings of life. It teaches the journey of how the sperm from males reach the egg of the female, and the mysterious origin of life from two, single cells. However, what no one has understood is which[…]

# HOW MATHEMATICS CAN BE USED TO PREDICT WAR TIMES

Wars are a common part of today’s world. It is the sole reason for all the weapons and the progress that we have made. However, they are incredibly damaging and taxing to take part in. War is devastating; many races die, and many land areas are scarred and are unable[…]

# BUILDING CONFIDENCE IN CHILDREN WILL HELP IN MATH SKILLS

Mathematics is a subject that is learned all over the world. Most career choices and jobs need some form of math to pass the working criteria. However, there are many individuals who are not as good in the subject as others. This causes many cases in low confidence and low[…]

# THE DISAPPEARING ACT USING MATHEMATICS – TOROFLUX PARADOX

During the mid-1990s, a spring toy that used kinetic energy was invented. The toy is called the Toroflux and has created a lot of buzz around the world. Jochen Valett, the inventor behind the toy, used a steel ribbon that he made into a torus sping. The beauty of the[…]