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Good luck to students collecting O Level results

Good luck to all students receiving their O Level results tomorrow, 12 Jan! Advertisements

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The Mystery of the Sine of Nines, and a Math Olympiad question whose answer is 2015

Here are some of the latest updates back on http://mathtuition88.blogspot.com. These two are highly recommended to view: The Mystery of the Sine of Nines, and a Math Olympiad question whose answer is 2015. AES: Advanced Encryption Standard Using Computer to … Continue reading

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Building a strong career in Internet Marketing

Hope this post is useful for students considering studying marketing in the future! Building a strong career in Internet Marketing If you want to break into the internet marketing field, there’s no time like the present. According to research, the … Continue reading

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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

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Free JavaScript App to split text every few characters

This is a simple JavaScript application to split characters every few characters, separated by a comma. Useful to make long strings more easy to read. Site: http://mathtuition88.blogspot.sg/2015/01/javascript-application-to-split-text.html This is a simple JavaScript application that can split text every “n” characters, … Continue reading

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Math Formula in WordPress vs Blogspot

Refering to How to write Math Formulas on Blogspot / Blogger, Blogspot is also capable of rendering beautiful Math Equations based on LaTeX. Blogger uses MathJax for rendering the Math Formulas, which look like the ones shown above. Let’s try the … Continue reading

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Tuition News: Tuition for toddlers – necessary or over the top?

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Source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/blogs/what-is-buzzing/tuition-for-toddlers-%E2%80%93-necessary-or-over-the-top-053116125.html AFP News/AFP File Photo – File Photo of Children attending preschool/kindergarten ? As his tutor flashed one flashcard after another to him, little Gabriel Tan glanced longingly towards the door. A sharp look…

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Fourier Series Videos

These are some Fourier Series (learnt in University Maths courses) videos from YouTube. Very interesting and enlightening! The gist of the theory of Fourier Series is that a function (periodic) can be expressed as an infinite sum of sine and/or cosine functions. … Continue reading

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What Maths do Engineers Learn: Singapore Engineering Maths (University) Tuition

Some of the Maths topics that Engineering Students need to learn are: Fourier Series Laplace Transform Total and Partial Differentiation Line Integral All the above topics are rather challenging and deep. Fortunately, for most engineering students, application of the theorems … Continue reading

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System of Equations Solver App / Widget

Just to test out this amazing System of Equations Widget by Wolfram Alpha: It works! 🙂 Featured book: Linear Algebra For Dummies An easy-to-follow guide to practical, real-world applications of linear algebra Linear algebra is a branch of mathematics that … Continue reading

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List of Schools Taught

Permalink: https://mathtuition88.com/list-of-schools/ List of Schools of students taught by Mr Wu (Maths Tuition) Here is a list of schools of some of the students that I taught over the years: Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) (ACS(I)) Barnard College,  (Columbia University, USA) Cedar Girls’ … Continue reading

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25 High-Paying Jobs For People Who Hate Math

Although this is a math site, we just want to show that there is still much hope for those who really dislike math! The catch is this: even though the jobs below do not require math skills, to enter the … Continue reading

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How are 3D cartoons made? (Hint: Math!)

Check out this very interesting video on how Pixar makes 3D Movies using Math. If you are a fan of Pixar cartoons, you must watch this! Eigenanalysis, a branch of Math mentioned in the video, seems to be related to … Continue reading

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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

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254A announcement: Analytic prime number theory

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In the winter quarter (starting January 5) I will be teaching a graduate topics course entitled “An introduction to analytic prime number theory“. As the name suggests, this is a course covering many of…

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Math Olympiad Question: Sum of powers of two

Is there a number that is a sum of two powers of 2, and ends with 3 zeros? The answer is yes! For example, =14474011154664524427946373126085988481658748083205070504932198000989141205000 How about n zeroes? Check out last month’s problem of the month at: http://www.fen.bilkent.edu.tr/~cvmath/Problem/problem.htm Question: http://www.fen.bilkent.edu.tr/~cvmath/Problem/1409q.pdf Solution: http://www.fen.bilkent.edu.tr/~cvmath/Problem/1410a.pdf   Featured … Continue reading

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Buy yourself a present! (and a mysterious Christmas Math Equation)

It has been a long 2014, yet time flies so quickly, and we are about to end this marvelous year. Regardless of how the beginning of the year went, it is now time to reward yourself! Check out the amazing … Continue reading

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Exams are over! Book disproves evolution using Math!

Finally, after an arduous year, the exams are over (in Singapore). 🙂 It is now time for a period of rest and relaxation, to get ready for 2015, where everything starts again. Students who are looking for an early headstart … Continue reading

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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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Tips on Resume Writing

Writing a resume is an important skill, both for students (applying for scholarships) and adults (applying for jobs). Check out this article on how to write a good resume! 🙂 Resume checklist for beginners – How to write your resume … Continue reading

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Curious Number Pattern (O Level standard)

Recently, a reader of our blog asked the following question: Hi May I request your help in solving this number pattern? 7/8, 2/3, 1/2, 4/11, 1/4, ? , ? Thanks and best regards This is indeed a tricky and curious question. … Continue reading

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Recommended IB Math Books

The IB programme is gaining popularity throughout the world. In Singapore, some schools offer the IB Programme instead of the A Levels, most notably being ACS (International). The IB Mathematics definitely has some interesting topics, including Number Theory, Graph Theory, … Continue reading

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Math/Logic Puzzle

Q: What parking number is the car parked in? Need to have a flexible mindset to solve this 🙂 Sourced from: http://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/ Featured book: Match Wits With Mensa: The Complete Quiz Book  

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Best Rubik’s Cube (Cheap and Good) — The Dayan Zhanchi?

The Rubik’s Cube is a famous puzzle, that is related to Math and Group Theory. (See this free introduction by MIT on the The Mathematics of the Rubik’s Cube) Recently, I am thinking of buying a new Rubik’s Cube, and searched … Continue reading

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Looking for a reliable Tuition Agency?

Looking for a reliable Tuition Agency? Its the holiday period now, and many parents are looking to find a tutor for the next academic year. Please look no further, as Startutor is the best tuition agency in Singapore, winning hands … Continue reading

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Interesting articles about Grade Inflation and Math

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/10/23/a-broader-problem-than-uncs-scandal-grade-inflation/ The scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is principally about academic dishonesty. But it highlights an institutional failure at almost all American colleges that dissuades students from pursuing the best career possible. Some academic departments systematically inflate … Continue reading

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How to join 9 Dots using 4 Lines? (Advanced Version)

This is a humorous math comic based on the popular brainteaser: How do we join 9 dots using 4 lines? (Hint: Think out of the box. See the solution here: Answer) However, Spiked Math has added a new twist to the … Continue reading

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The Math of Ebola

Source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2014/09/18/349341606/why-the-math-of-the-ebola-epidemic-is-so-scary In the past week, world leaders have started using a mathematical term when they talk about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. “It’s spreading and growing exponentially,” President Obama said Tuesday. “This is a disease outbreak that is advancing in … 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, Chocolate-Covered Pi, and Other Cool Bits in … Continue reading

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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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Undergraduate Level Math Book Recommendations

Highly Recommended Math Books for University Self Study Recently, a viewer of my website asked if I was able to suggest any undergraduate level university textbooks for self study that follows the university curriculum. Self-study is challenging but not impossible. … Continue reading

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Career Type Survey

Just to introduce this Career Type Survey. http://uledge.co/ambWWCY Please try it out! There is a free Career Analysis at the end of the survey.

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Python Math Programming

Recently, I am thinking of learning the Python language for Math programming. An advantage for using Python for Math Programming (e.g. testing out some hypothesis about numbers), is that the Python programming language theoretically has no largest integer value that it can … Continue reading

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Pick’s Theorem Proof (Video)

This is an excellent video I found on Youtube by Professor Wildberger on the proof of Pick’s Theorem. It is easy enough for a high school student to understand! Pick’s Theorem is a formula which gives the area of a … Continue reading

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Educational Math Cartoons at whyu.org

Are you looking for Educational Math Cartoon Videos? Recently I came upon this site http://www.whyu.org/, which is funded by the Goldman Charitable Foundation in partnership with the University of Central Florida. These videos are designed to be used as collateral material for … 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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Gmail iOS update adds iPhone 6 support and a math joke

Just to share, interesting Math Joke by Google Gmail! Source: http://www.techradar.com/news/software/applications/gmail-ios-update-adds-iphone-6-support-and-a-math-joke-1267982 You may need to brush up on your math if it seems odd to you that Google just updated the iOS Gmail app to version 3.1415926. But Google is definitely … Continue reading

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Education Info

Confused About What to Do After 12th Standard? So, your +2 level exams are over, and you are looking forward to join a college, but you do not really know which stream to choose. You, inevitably, have different people in … Continue reading

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Why do Exterior Angles add up to 360 degrees?

Source: http://www.fromquarkstoquasars.com/20-gifs-that-teach-you-science-concepts-better-than-your-teacher-probably-can/ This is the real reason why exterior angles of a polygon add up to 360 degrees! If you shrink the polygon (which doesn’t affect the sum of exterior angles), the exterior angles eventually meet at a point, and the … Continue reading

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Universum Survey (Please help to do!)

Thanks for being a loyal reader of Mathtuition88.com! Do you want to know which employer is the most suitable for you? Please help to do this survey at: http://uledge.co/ambWWCY Alternate URL: https://surveys.universumglobal.com/markets/singapore/distributions/ambWWCY It is a Career Test by Universum. Participate to reveal your … Continue reading

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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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The Three Square Geometry Problem – Numberphile

Watch this interesting video about the “Three Square Geometry Problem”! Theoretically, a fifth-grader or P5/PSLE student can solve it! The featured solution is truly brilliant and requires one to “think out of the box”. Featured book: Tutor in a Book’s … Continue reading

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Stable Marriage Problem – Numberphile

This is an interesting problem in the topic of combinatorics and graph theory. It can be phrased in the context of arranging stable marriages. Nice animation and clear explanation! Watch part 2 too for the mathematical explanation. Featured book: A … Continue reading

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Happy Teacher’s Day!

Glad to receive some Teacher’s Day cards and presents from my students! Wishing all teachers a happy Teacher’s Day this Friday, and also wishing students all the best for their upcoming exams. Featured book: A Mind For Numbers: How to … Continue reading

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A Math Formulas Not in the Formula Sheet

Are you looking for a list of A Maths (O Level Additional Maths) Formulae that is not found in the formula list? Check it out at https://mathtuition88.com/math-notes-worksheets-sale/ The PDF file above contains A Maths Formulae on Algebra, Geometry & Trigonometry, … Continue reading

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SG Education News: Even Saudis are learning Singapore way of Teaching

Saudis learning the Singapore way of teaching Straits Times Since last October, the National Institute of Education (NIE) has taken leadership trainers from the kingdom under its wing, training them in curriculum … All 300 places at The Straits Times’ first … Continue reading

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Check out our Top Posts at Mathtuition88.com

Top Posts for all days ending 2014-04-16 (Summarized) All Time Title Views Maths Tuition Free Exam Papers (Primary, Secondary, O Levels, A Levels) Links 34,478 Maths Strategy Tuition 14,095 Home page / Archives 11,788 Fees & Schedule 5,623 Free Exam … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Teach100 community!

Recently, I added the Maths Blog to the Teach100 website. Glad to know that the blog has been approved! “Thank you for submitting Singapore Maths Tuition to the Teach100! Your blog has been approved and is currently ranked at #427 … Continue reading

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