Math


Math Figured Out the Perfect Cup of Coffee

Math Figured Out the Perfect Cup of Coffee

Using complex calculations, mathematicians have been able to find out how coffee is extracted from grains in the filtration mac...

Nov 16 2016, 6:50pm CST

Underrating Girls in Math Class Creates Gender Gap

Underrating Girls in Math Class Creates Gender Gap

Teachers underrating girls' ability to solve problems in Mathematics will likely contribute to the widening of gender gap in t...

Oct 30 2016, 3:01pm CDT

This Same Number Seems to Be Showing Up Everywhere - and No One Knows Why

This Same Number Seems to Be Showing Up Everywhere - and No One Knows Why

If you had to pick a number that you needed to memorize to do math, you would probably pick pi, right? In school, we all had to...

Oct 7 2016, 2:36pm CDT

Video Games can Beat Tutors in Improving Math Skills

Video Games can Beat Tutors in Improving Math Skills

A computer-based brain training program developed at Yale University helps improve student performance in reading and math --...

Sep 21 2016, 3:47pm CDT

How a Blind Person's Brain Reacts When Doing Math

How a Blind Person's Brain Reacts When Doing Math

For years, people who were born without sight were all but forgotten by the education community. Now, we are making strides in...

Sep 20 2016, 1:25pm CDT

Parents Math Skills Transfer to Their Children

Parents Math Skills Transfer to Their Children

Apparently the acumen in maths of a kid’s parents affects him or her in a very direct manner....

Sep 3 2016, 5:33am CDT

Your Brain Is Better At Math Than You Think

Your Brain Is Better At Math Than You Think

We may not know it but our brains are actually pretty good at math and they constantly perform complicated calculations to mak...

Aug 29 2016, 1:55am CDT

Preschool Skills may Predict Kindergarten Math Success

Preschool Skills may Predict Kindergarten Math Success

Preschoolers who are more successful in understanding words associated with numbers, such as 'three' or 'four', are more like...

Aug 5 2016, 9:16pm CDT

Chinese Migrant Worker Amazes Academics by Solving Complex Math Problem

Chinese Migrant Worker Amazes Academics by Solving Complex Math Problem

Yu Jianchun has no formal education, but possess a natural ability to solve the most complex of math problems....

Jul 19 2016, 2:57am CDT

A Flower Math Problem From China Goes Viral

A Flower Math Problem From China Goes Viral

Facebook users break their heads over a new math puzzle that is more complicated than it appears on first glance....

Jun 16 2016, 3:09am CDT

World's Largest Math Problem Solved in 2 Days

World's Largest Math Problem Solved in 2 Days

Three mathematicians that figured it out get to split the $100 prize....

May 31 2016, 8:54am CDT

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Mathematics Supporters Come Together To Remove the Cliché “I’m not good At Math”

If your excuse for not excelling at the subject of mathematics is to say “I’m not good at math”, you need a “growth mindset” an...

Feb 2 2016, 2:02pm CST

Siri Shows Sass When Asked Stupid Math Problem

Siri Shows Sass When Asked Stupid Math Problem

If you ask Siri what is zero divided by zero, she will not just give a simple answer but explain why the question is stupid in...

Jul 1 2015, 3:48am CDT

Madonna condemns Kim K’s Naked Butt while Teachers use it to teach SAT Math

Madonna condemns Kim K’s Naked Butt while Teachers use it to teach SAT Math

Catalyst Prep gathered inspiration and used her amazing butt to help students prepare for SATs. Kim Kardashian, despite so much...

Nov 22 2014, 8:56am CST

Billy Ray Cyrus Honors Slain Math Teacher

Billy Ray Cyrus Honors Slain Math Teacher

Billy Ray Cyrus, father of Miley Cyrus, honored a slain Nevada math teacher by calling him a "hero." He also presente...

Jul 7 2014, 2:15am CDT

Google Doodle Commemorates Math Prodigy Shakuntala Devi

Google Doodle Commemorates Math Prodigy Shakuntala Devi

Google has reserved a doodle commemorating the 84th birthday of famous math prodigy Shakuntala Devi by dubbing her as world...

Nov 4 2013, 7:00am CST

OLPC program isn't improving language or math test scores

OLPC program isn't improving language or math test scores

Little gains found when adding notebooks alone to classrooms...

Apr 9 2012, 2:30pm CDT

App Store Freebies: Morgan Moody''s Math Adventure, Bubble Time, more

App Store Freebies: Morgan Moody''s Math Adventure, Bubble Time, more

Below are downloads of several free applications available for a limited time from Apple's App Store, with price drops from $1...

May 7 2010, 11:00pm CDT

App Store Children's Freebies: PennyMe, Math Kingdom, Chuggington, more

App Store Children's Freebies: PennyMe, Math Kingdom, Chuggington, more

Below are downloads of several free kids' educational applications available for a limited time from Apple's App Store, with pr...

Feb 24 2010, 1:00am CST

Time Table has Nothing to do with Math, I Promise

Time Table has Nothing to do with Math, I Promise

The time table sounds like something from 4th grade math class, but it is actually just what the name implies; a table that has...

Feb 22 2007, 2:00pm CST