By: Allen Teal
Almost any club in high school can be tagged with a negative label. Honors societies, FFA, FBLA, math clubs, and science clubs have all proved helpful to their members regardless of the possible labels. Just belonging to clubs is a valid and valuable part of...
By: Allen Teal
The idea of zero has existed as long as mathematics. People have always know when they ran out of food. It has not always been a defined concept. That idea has only been around for the past 2600 years or so. The primary way that...
By: Ashley Shea
While you may know that integers are both positive and negative numbers, can you solve problems with integers? Integers can be a stumbling block for some, but if you relate integers to something in the real world, they are a lot easier to understand.Integers...
By: Ashley Shea
Did you know that your state controls what your children learn? Most states write standards for each subject area. Some states "enforce" these standards with state tests. The results of these tests can cost a teacher his or her job or keep a child from...
By: Marcia J
While sitting in a classroom, learning algebra and geometry, it is hard for many students to imagine how the information will ever be relevant in real life. I was one of those students. Since I finished high school I have been in numerous situations when...
By: D.Koopsammy
Math, just like languages is one of the most vital subject required for survival. Without a strong knowledge of math in this new day and age, life would be very difficult. A lot of students complain about math i.e. its difficulty etc., but there...
By: Jay O'Toole
"The square of the hypotenuse (i.e. longest side) is equal to the sums of the squares of the two (other) sides." There you have it...the Pythagorean Theorem. AxA=(BxB)+(CxC) (The following, wonderful story was told in class by my high school math teacher...
By: Krystle Hernandez
Since it's inception in 1972, the United States of America Mathematical Olympiad, also known as USAMO, has set the standard for excellence in mathematics for students nationwide. The American Mathematics Competitions, or AMC, committee has not only administered the exam, it has also developed the...
By: Krystle Hernandez
The Fields Medal in Mathematics is a highly prestigious award given to selected young mathematicians who have contributed to the field of Mathematics with either an individual involvement in a specific project or a collective body of work that has made a significant impact on...
By: Carolina Dream Chapman
During high school, I bought into many misconceptions about math. As a result, I found it difficult to understand so much so that I really thought anything above common math was something I just could not do and did not really need. Later when I...

 

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