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16 May

Mathematics and Technology

Before the boom in technological advances, mathematical principles and applications were very much present in society. Perhaps the onlystark difference with the modern world would be the formalised nature in which mathematics is now taught and presented. Mathematics tutoring was pretty subliminal and indirect. For...

16 May

The art of Mathematics

Mathematics is the most commonly problematic subject for students. A lot of people resignedly accept defeat and barely expect to perform better than average. The few people that do excel in the subject immediately get labelled as nerds. On closer examination however, there is consistency...

16 May

Understanding Geometry

Just like most mathematical concepts and principles, Geometry originated from the Greeks. The term comes from the Greek phrase which means ‘earth measurement’. Geometry as a mathematics branch focuses on shapes, sizes and relative positions of figures as well as the properties of space. A...

16 May

Fraction Manipulation

One of the most unpopular maths principle is fractions. Fractions are simply a numeric quantity that is not a whole number. Dealing with them can be pretty stressful especially if the fraction has a pretty large or odd denominator. Mathematical problems usually require student to...

16 May

Number Systems

The very basic step in mathematics education is counting numbers, which children learn at a very tender age. Come to think of it however, what really is a number? How was the association of objects and numbers made? These are certainly not naturally existing systems...

16 May

Trigonometry

Trigonometry comes from the Greek words trigonon and metron which means triangle measure. In mathematics, trigonometry is a branch that focuses on the relationships between the length of the triangle sides and its associated angles. ...