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Free Career Analysis (With Prizes to be Won)
Free Career Analysis (With Prizes to be Won): Are you a Careerist, Entrepreneur, Harmoniser, Idealist, Hunter, Internationalist, or Leader? Find out by doing this Free Career Analysis by renowned survey company Universum: http://uledge.co/ambWWCY Thanks a lot for your help! You … Continue reading
The Significance of 8888: MH17+MH370+QZ8501
Although the QZ8501 plane is now confirmed to be in the Java Sea, we still hope that there may be some survivors, who may have possibly swum to a nearby island. Hopefully, the rescuers may be able to rescue some … Continue reading
Star Wars Math
With the Star Wars Episode 7 coming up, all Star Wars fans are really excited. The trailer alone has reached 50 million views, barely a month after it was released. Wait, can Star Wars be related to Math? Yes it … Continue reading
NUS S/U Tips and Tricks from Provost
Source: http://blog.nus.edu.sg/provost/2014/12/23/su1101thescienceandartofthesuoption/ Check out this link by NUS Provost, Prof. Tan, who was also a Math Professor. The Art of S/U: Now, which grades should you keep? If you obtained A or A+, well done and keep the grade! If you … Continue reading
Proof that Square Root of Two is Irrational [Rare Constructive Proof] (YouTube Video)
This is my second ever YouTube Video, and it is about a rarely seen proof (Constructive) that Square Root of Two is irrational. The video is based on my earlier post on: Constructive Proof that Square Root of Two is irrational … Continue reading
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Secondderivative Test For Extrema Of Functions Of Two Variables
Source: http://www.math.illinois.edu/~verahur/18.024/notesSD.pdf Excerpt: Proof of the secondderivative test. Our goal is to derive the secondderivative test, which determines the nature of a critical point of a function of two variables, that is, whether a critical point is a local minimum, a local maximum, … Continue reading
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H2 Maths Tuition: Integration by Parts
Here is a Integration by Parts helpsheet I created and uploaded on Scribd. Integration by Parts is a really useful technique, in fact it is one of the two key integration techniques in H2 Maths. The other technique is Integration … Continue reading
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The Mystery of e^PiPi (Very Mysterious Number)
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematical_coincidence If you have a calculator, check out the value of . It is 19.99909998… Why is it so close to the integer 20? Is it a coincidence (few things in Math are coincidence), or is it a sign of … Continue reading
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Integration by Substitution (H2 Maths Tuition)
This is a 1 page article prepared by me for students to learn how to do Integration by Substitution, a very useful technique that can integrate many functions. This is especially useful for students taking H2 Maths, as it is … Continue reading
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Why We Use “X” as the Unknown in Math
Why do we use “x” in algebra? Why not “a”, “b” or even “z”? Find out the answer here: http://gizmodo.com/whyweusexastheunknowninmath1657254357 Excerpt: For hundreds of years, x has been the goto symbol for the unknown quantity in mathematical equations. So who started … Continue reading
Motivational Books for the Student (Educational)
Christmas is almost here, and what could be a better Christmas present than a motivational book? Books, although viewed as oldfashioned in the current world of iPhones and iPads, are still very important learning tools that can change a person’s life. … Continue reading
Chinese maths teachers show way (Math News)
Latest Math News: Chinese maths teachers show way. Seems like Asia (especially China) is really going to be a world power in the next century, in terms of both education and economy. Students really need to improve their Chinese and Math … Continue reading
College pays students for getting a ‘C’ in math
Interesting idea. Definitely a motivation for most students! Source: http://www.campusreform.org/?ID=6058 Hillsborough Community College will pay up to $1,800 in cash to students who make a C or higher in three semesters of math classes. Students also have the to win free … Continue reading
Are you a Careerist, Entrepreneur, Harmoniser, Idealist, Hunter, Internationalist, or Leader?
Are you a Careerist, Entrepreneur, Harmoniser, Idealist, Hunter, Internationalist, or Leader? Find out by doing this Free Career Analysis by renowned survey company Universum: http://uledge.co/ambWWCY Thanks a lot for your help! You will also benefit by finding out your Career … Continue reading
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The Making of a Mile of Pi – Numberphile
This guy (from the Youtube channel Numberphile) actually printed a million digits of Pi! Check out how long the piece of paper actually is! Longer Version (30 minutes): Featured book: Math Bytes: Google Bombs, ChocolateCovered Pi, and Other Cool Bits in … Continue reading
Topics coming out for A Maths Paper 2
Recently, the A Maths Paper 2 just finished (today), and the A Maths Paper 2 is hot on its heels, coming tomorrow! Usually, topics tested in Paper 1 will most likely not come out again in Paper 2, so students doing … Continue reading
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Math Olympiad Integer Sequence Question
Check out this interesting Math Olympiad Integer Sequence Question! (September 2014 Math Problem of the Month) Main Page: http://www.fen.bilkent.edu.tr/~cvmath/Problem/problem.htm Question: http://www.fen.bilkent.edu.tr/~cvmath/Problem/1408q.pdf Solution: http://www.fen.bilkent.edu.tr/~cvmath/Problem/1409a.pdf Featured book: Fifty Lectures for American Mathematics Competitions: Volume 2 While the books in this series are primarily designed … Continue reading
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Thanks for reading our blog Mathtuition88.com. We are also on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mathtuition88 Twitter: https://twitter.com/mathtuition88 Google+: Mathtuition88 If you are a subscriber, thanks for your support! We will continue our mission of blogging interesting articles on Mathematics! Featured book: Coding the Matrix: Linear … Continue reading
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Lunes (Mathematics)
What are Lunes? Check out this absolutely interesting video: Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippocrates_of_Chios Featured book: A History of Greek Mathematics, Volume II: From Aristarchus to Diophantus (Dover Books on Mathematics) “As it is, the book is indispensable; it has, indeed, no serious English … Continue reading
Love Math Graphs!
How to remember graphs? Many students have a hard time remembering how graphs look like. Here is a humorous cartoon (suitable for Valentine’s Day) on how some graphs look like! Remember, Maths is not just about exams, homework, or getting … Continue reading
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Five things successful teachers do on the first day of class
Featured book: ComicStrip Math: Problem Solving: 80 Reproducible Cartoons With Dozens and Dozens of Story Problems That Motivate Students and Build Essential Math Skills Math + Comics = Learning That’s Fun! Help students build essential math skills and meet math … Continue reading
How to choose a toilet using Mathematics
We have seen how to cut a cake using the mathematical way, but did you know Mathematics can also be used when choosing toilets? Here’s how: Featured book: Common Core Math 4 Today, Grade 4: Daily Skill Practice (Common Core … Continue reading
GAT DSA Past Year Paper
GAT: General Ability Test Most schools DSA (Direct School Admissions) now requires sitting for a test called GAT. While the actual past year papers are not to be found online, there are many similar test papers from other countries: 1) http://bettereducation.com.au/Resources/PastTestPapers.aspx 2) http://acedmy.yolasite.com/resources/gat_sample_paper.pdf 3) http://www.cpapers.com/pastpapers/gatgeneraltestmodelquestionsanswers.php … Continue reading
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World Cup fans need math to figure out scenarios
World Cup fans need math to figure out scenarios Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article2662058/WorldCupfansneedmathfigurescenarios.html#ixzz35Rw7VwhW Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter  DailyMail on Facebook RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Every four years, the World Cup forces fans to remember their math lessons. Working … Continue reading
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The Scientific (Mathematical) Way to Cut a Cake
Ever wondered if there is an alternative way to cutting cake so that it can stay fresh and softer in the refrigerator? This is how! Featured book: The Calculus Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Excel at Calculus (Princeton … Continue reading
How to be good in Additional Mathematics
Recently, I saw that many people searched the following terms on Google and landed on my website: Why is the midyear exams difficult and many people fail it? How to be good in additional mathematics. Let me try to answer … Continue reading
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World Cup Math Prediction: Brazil 48.5% Chance of Winning!!!
Source: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2014/06/11/worldcuppredictionmathematicsexplained/ The World Cup is back, and everyone’s got a pick for the winner. Gamblers have been predicting the outcome of sporting contests since the first foot race across the savannah, but in recent years a unique type of statistical … Continue reading
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World Cup Math
World Cup Math: Birthday Paradox Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine27835311 It’s puzzling but true that in any group of 23 people there is a 50% chance that two share a birthday. At the World Cup in Brazil there are 32 squads, each of 23 … Continue reading
Can you read this Math Clock?
DCI Matte Black Powder Coated Metal Mathematics Blackboard Pop Quiz Clock, 111/2″ Diameter If you can read this clock, you are without a doubt a geek. Each hour is marked by a simple math problem. Solve it and solve the … Continue reading
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Theorem on friends and strangers
Suppose a party has six people. Consider any two of them. They might be meeting for the first time—in which case we will call them mutual strangers; or they might have met before—in which case we will call them mutual … Continue reading
Very Inspirational Math Video
Just to share a video here: Very Inspirational Math Video It is a video of a girl who once did a math quiz and totally blanked out for the whole quiz. However, it turned out that her teacher did not … Continue reading
Free Trial: Amazon Prime
Dear Readers, Thanks for following our Maths Blog. We are glad to introduce to you a Free Trial of Amazon Prime worth $99! Random Math Fact: Did you know: Euler’s “lucky” numbers are positive integers n such that m2 − m + n is a prime number for m = 0, …, n − 1. Leonhard … Continue reading
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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 TopSelling 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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Dyscalculia — A Parent’s Guide
Dyscalculia specialist Ronit Bird talks about the difficulties some children have in developing number sense and learning basic arithmetic. She explains some of the common symptoms and indicators for dyscalculia and offers suggstions for how parents can help their children … Continue reading
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The Monty Hall Problem
This is the clearest and most interesting explanation of the Monty Hall Problem I have ever seen: What is the Monty Hall Problem? It is basically a game show with 3 doors. Behind one of the doors is a car, … 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
AMGM inequality
AMGM inequality A very useful inequality in Mathematics is the AMGM Inequality. The arithmetic mean of numbers is . The geometric mean of numbers is . The AMGM Inequality states that: For any nonnegative numbers , , and equality holds … Continue reading
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Math Handheld Computer Game
Featured Item: Educational Insights Math Whiz Is your child disinterested in Math? Looking for some fun and educational Math games? Math Whiz plays like a video game and teaches like electronic flash cards. This portable ELA quizzes kids on addition, … Continue reading
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The Boy With The Incredible Brain – Autism Math Documentary
This is the breathtaking story of Daniel Tammet. A twentysomething with extraordinary mental abilities, Daniel is one of the world’s few savants. He can do calculations to 100 decimal places in his head, and learn a language in a week. … Continue reading
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Notes on Coordinate Geometry by Hwa Chong Institution
Coordinate Geometry Notes Source: http://mathace2012.wiki.hci.edu.sg/ Check out these Formulas for: Distance between 2 points Midpoint between 2 points Gradient Formulas and more at http://mathace2012.wiki.hci.edu.sg/ Featured book: The Ultimate book of Formulas (2000+ Formulas!) Schaum’s Outline of Mathematical Handbook of Formulas … Continue reading
Chinese Lucky Numbers – Numberphile
8 and 6 are lucky but 4 is unlucky… if you’re Chinese! Featuring Xiaohui Yuan from the University of Nottingham. Website: http://www.numberphile.com/ Numberphile on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/numberphile Numberphile tweets: https://twitter.com/numberphile Videos by Brady Haran Brady John Haran is an Australian independent … Continue reading
News: Math, reading performance is stagnant among US 12thgraders, assessment finds
Math, reading performance is stagnant among US 12thgraders, assessment finds Washington Post The nation’s high school seniors have shown no improvement in math and reading performance since 2009, and large racial achievement gaps … Math, reading performance stagnates among US 12thgraders, … Continue reading
Monster Group
Check out this Youtube video on the Monster Group (related to Group Theory, a branch in Mathematics) In the mathematical field of group theory, the monster group M or F1 (also known as the Fischer–Griess monster, or the Friendly Giant) … Continue reading
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How to prove square root of 2 is irrational?
A rational number is a number that can be expressed in a fraction with integers as numerators and denominators. Some examples of rational numbers are 1/3, 0, 1/2, etc. Now, we know that . Is the square root of 2 … Continue reading
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What to do if fail Mid Year Exams?
Source: http://news.asiaone.com/News/Education/Story/A1Story2008060168205.html When the Mid Year Exams are over, students will receive their results nervously. What to do if one fails the Mid Year Exams? In many schools, it is common to have a significant portion of the school actually failing the Mid … Continue reading
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Studies and Studying: How do top students study?
Source: http://www.quora.com/StudiesandStudying/Howdotopstudentsstudy/answer/QiaochuYuan1 Check out this post by MIT almost perfectscorer, on how to study. His secret is to study the material in advance, before the lessons even start! This is really a useful strategy, if implemented correctly. Imagine being in Primary … Continue reading
Math News: Math student from Nanyang Technological University detects OAuth, OpenID security vulnerability
Is it safe to log in through well known sites such as Facebook and Google? Think again, for Wang Jing, a PhD student in mathematics at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, has detected critical security vulnerabilities in the OAuth, … Continue reading
Education News Update
The Straits Times holds its first Education Forum on Sunday Straits Times The Straits Times’ first Education Forum on May 4, 2014, held at the Singapore Management University’s Mochtar Riady Auditorium. — ST PHOTO: … All 300 places at The Straits … Continue reading