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16 May

Mathematical Thinking

Mathematical thinking can be basically described as the ability to solve problems or analyze situations using maths. It is a whole different way of looking at things as compared to a casual observer. Needless to say, it promotes a better understanding of mathematical concepts in...

16 May

Equations

The word equation comes from the word equate. Is simply refers to a statement that asserts the equality of two given expressions. Mathematically speaking, the presence of an equal sign (=) distinguishes an equation. It is to be interpreted as signifying that the expression to...

16 May

Algebra Basics

Algebra is one of the most basic and broad mathematical concepts. It can be defined as the study of mathematical symbols and the laws of manipulating those symbols. Fun fact: a mathematician who studies algebra is called an Algebraist. The word Algebra itself is of...

16 May

Manipulative Mathematics Tutoring

Manipulatives are defined as visual objects used to illustrate mathematical relationships and applications. This promotes a more practical and visual approach to learning. An approach that is better than traditional abstract teaching methods such as oral lecturing, textbooks, and workbooks. Basically, manipulatives are a hands-on...

16 May

Effective Maths Tutoring

A lot of people are under the impression that a good teacher is one that is very knowledgeable about the subject. This is a very misguided notion, especially when it comes to a complex subject like mathematics. Instead, the key to understanding or being understood...

16 May

Maths as a Subject

Let us take a closer look at maths as a tutored subject. The fact is, the average human who goes through any basic education system immediately recognizes the Decimal system. Needless to say, there are many other systems which probably appear difficult. This is simply...