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Why is e irrational?

Anyone who has taken high school math is familiar with the constant . Today we are going to prove that e is in fact irrational! We will go through Joseph Fourier‘s famous proof by contradiction. The maths background we need … Continue reading

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Books for Gifted Children

Featured book: Match Wits With Mensa: The Complete Quiz Book This is the #1 Top-Selling book recommended on my website! It includes Mathematical Logic Puzzles from Mensa. Highly recommended for gifted children. Parents, if your child is gifted and you … Continue reading

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Singapore Education News

PSLE tweaks will come but as part of broader changes to education system: Heng Straits Times SINGAPORE – Changes being made to the Primary School Leaving … be done in the light of the broader changes to Singapore’s education system, … … Continue reading

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AM-GM inequality

AM-GM inequality A very useful inequality in Mathematics is the AM-GM Inequality. The arithmetic mean of numbers is . The geometric mean of numbers is . The AM-GM Inequality states that: For any nonnegative numbers , , and equality holds … Continue reading

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NUS Math Ranked among Top in Asia

In the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject (2014), NUS Math is ranked among the best mathematics departments in Asia. Featured book: Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics: Teachers’ Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China and the United … Continue reading

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