Contrary to popular belief, England or even the United States of America are not the top countries where students have been excelling in mathematics. The top ranks in the global ranking system for mathematics are steadily held by both the primary schools and secondary schools in Singapore. Their ranking is[…]

# THE STONEHENGE WAS BUILT UTILIZING PYTHAGORAS 2000 YEARS BEFORE IT EVEN EXISTED

The mathematics genius Pythagoras hailing from Samos is famous for his formula for finding the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle. Pythagoras may be credited with discovering the theorem, but in truth, the hypothesis has already been part of many independent theories. A problem that contradicts with Pythagoras’ ‘discovery’ is that[…]

# PRESCHOOL MATH – ESSENTIAL MATH SKILLS BEFORE A CHILD STARTS KINDERGARTEN

Before a child starts school, their first teachers are parents. Parents have a significant role in teaching their kids, the right fundamental concepts of mathematics before the child start school. Math toys and games are great tools, but there is more to teaching children about the basics that can be[…]

# MATHEMATICS IN PREDICTIONS – A SNAPSHOT INTO THE FUTURE

Using mathematics to predict future events is not uncommon amongst scientists. Scientists use the data that is derived from a series of mathematical calculations to estimate the probability of future happenings. Patterns and sequences play a vital role in developing anything for the upcoming events, right from software to fashion.[…]

# HOW MATHEMATICS IS USED IN COMPUTER CODING

Computer programs and software use a lot of functions that are based on mathematical calculations. While standard arithmetic is used in most services such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; algebra and other estimates are also essential. To be able to master the basics and advanced levels of coding for[…]

# ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS WITH A 100-BEAD ABACUS

The best tools to teach first or second-grade student mathematics is with a 100-bead abacus. The 100-bead abacus is simple in its construction. It has ten wired with ten beads strung together on each wire. The simple abacus is not as sophisticated as the Chinese or the Japanese abacus. The[…]

# MATHEMATICS IN POLITICS IS THE WAY FORWARD

While mathematicians are just as capable of making mistakes as anyone else, they have a unique skill set. A world run by mathematics geniuses is complicated to imagine, and honestly very complicated. However, if politicians were able to understand some mathematics, they would be able to recognize problems from a[…]

# MATH CLASSES IN CHINA ARE BETTER THAN ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD

Some cultures and countries drill mathematics into the younger generation at a very early stage. Forget about introducing mathematics according to the developmental stages of the child; math gets drilled into their minds right from kindergarten. Most children begin to recite mathematical formulas and multiplication tables even before they can[…]

# THE CAREER PATHWAY FOR A MATHEMATICIAN

Students who are interested in mathematics can undertake an undergraduate program that provides them with an understanding of, how to solve complex problems. Courses in mathematics can be fun and challenging. Even though mathematics can seem complicated, students in an undergraduate program will be able to find creative and logical[…]

# HOW NATURE CREATED THE FIBONACCI SEQUENCE – MATH IN NATURE

Everything in nature works together to form a unique pattern that keeps life on earth thriving. To look at the macroscopic view of nature, it may seem chaotic with its destructive forces and masses of life. Looking closer at the individual aspects of nature you can see that as untamed[…]