## Motorway Problem

July 12, 2019 Leave a comment

How to choose the shortest road that connects several towns. This is a story about local and global minimums. Excellent presentation of soapy films.

Math and Logic Puzzles

July 12, 2019 Leave a comment

How to choose the shortest road that connects several towns. This is a story about local and global minimums. Excellent presentation of soapy films.

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December 1, 2018 Leave a comment

New challenges:

What is the easiest way to make it correct? Answer

In what Olympic sport does the winner cross the line facing backwards? Answer

What time is it? Answer

What is the necessary mirror size? Answer

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November 4, 2018 Leave a comment

**Singapore math** is a teaching method based on the national mathematics curriculum used for kindergarten through sixth grade in Singapore. Singapore math, also known as the “mastery approach”: students learn a specific concept in a linear progression before moving to the next more complex subject. Students learn and master fewer mathematical concepts at greater detail using a three-step learning process: concrete, pictorial, and abstract. These are techniques of the teaching methods: to cover fewer topics in greater depth, handling objects such as pencils, dice, or paper clips, pictorial visualisation by drawing diagrams, bar modelling (a pictorial method used to solve arithmetic problems). Bar modelling is far more efficient than the “guess-and-check” approach. A 2015 study of 140 schools in the UK by found that the mastery approach improved the speed at which students learned math skills.

This is how Jeff Bezos, the richest man on the planet teaches maths to his children.

October 8, 2018 Leave a comment

We use math symbols to express complex mathematical texts in a shorter form.

= replaces “*is equal to*”

+ replaces “*and*”

× replaces “*multiplied by*”

. . . .

There are many Greek symbols like π ∑ and special symbols like √ ∞ ∈ in mathematics.

John David Walters explains where math symbols come from in the video:

August 5, 2018 Leave a comment

The picture shows a subway map. A team of inspectors verifies passengers’ tickets at a station on a line, or all lines through it if there are many lines. Then they randomly choose the next neighboring station and move there to make their inspection.

How many times higher is the probability of being inspected at station C than at station A?

Are you eager to know the answer? Try yourself before reading how Markov Chain helps to solve the problem. The answer is here.

The perfect explanation is given in the PBS Infinite Series video:

May 20, 2018 Leave a comment

A big number of people can lack basic math skills.

April 18, 2018 Leave a comment

Grow your passion by motivating practice like the 11-year-old Math Marvel

“Chess is a mathematical poem” – *Aarushi Maheshwari *