The Future of Education is Interesting- TED-Ed Innovative Educators

We always wonder what the future hold in store for us. You might have even wondered at some point what your life will be like in the next twenty years. But have you ever wondered what the education system will be like in 2050? Well, the Ted-Ed Team did the honours of asking […]

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Two Students of the Ambassadors College emerge Winners of the Cowbellpedia Math Quiz!

Two Students of the Ambassadors College, Ota in Ogun State of Nigeria has emerged winners of the 2016 edition of the Cowbellpedia Mathematics Television Quiz Show. The Students are Juliet Ekoko and Ayooluwa Oguntade and they won in both the junior and senior categories respectively.

Oguntade who is currently the Head Boy […]

Top New Year Resolutions every Secondary School Student must imbibe

As we all know, 2017 began barely two weeks ago. So we are still very much gripped by the New Year euphoria. And the good thing about every New Year is that it is a good time to reflect on the choices we’ve made in the past, make corrections to them and then […]

Here are the Numeral Symbols and Roman Numerals

Numeral Symbols

Name
European
Roman
Hindu Arabic
Hebrew

zero
0
 
٠
 

one
1
I
١
א

two
2
II
٢
ב

three
3
III
٣
ג

four
4
IV
٤
ד

five
5
V
٥
ה

six
6
VI
٦
ו

seven
7
VII
٧
ז

eight
8
VIII
٨
ח

nine
9
IX
٩
ט

ten
10
X
١٠
י

eleven
11
XI
١١
יא

twelve
12
XII
١٢
יב

thirteen
13
XIII
١٣
יג

fourteen
14
XIV
١٤
יד

fifteen
15
XV
١٥
טו

sixteen
16
XVI
١٦
טז

seventeen
17
XVII
١٧
יז

eighteen
18
XVIII
١٨
יח

nineteen
19
XIX
١٩
יט

twenty
20
XX
٢٠
כ

thirty
30
XXX
٣٠
ל

forty
40
XL
٤٠
מ

fifty
50
L
٥٠
נ

sixty
60
LX
٦٠
ס

seventy
70
LXX
٧٠
ע

eighty
80
LXXX
٨٠
פ

ninety
90
XC
٩٠
צ

one hundred
100
C
١٠٠
ק

Roman Numerals

Number
Roman numeral

0
not defined

1
I

2
II

3
III

4
IV

5
V

6
VI

7
VII

8
VIII

9
IX

10
X

11
XI

12
XII

13
XIII

14
XIV

15
XV

16
XVI

17
XVII

18
XVIII

19
XIX

20
XX

30
XXX

40
XL

50
L

60
LX

70
LXX

80
LXXX

90
XC

100
C

200
CC

300
CCC

400
CD

500
D

600
DC

700
DCC

800
DCCC

900
CM

1000
M

5000
V

10000
X

50000
L

100000
C

500000
D

1000000
M

 

 

The Different Types of Friends you may have…

There are many characters in every close-knit group of friends. There are the funny ones, the annoying ones, the compassionate ones and the touché ones. There are also the religious ones, the loutish ones, the serious ones and the lucky go lucky ones. Indeed there are typically several characters, which make me wonder […]

Teens! Every Reason why cheating during Examinations is Wrong.

Hardly is it possible to come across a Nigerian student who has never cheated during examinations. In other words, examination malpractice is such a widespread vice which starts as early as Primary School. We hear stories of parents arranging for their wards to be assisted with their exams. And the unfortunate thing about […]

Have you Learnt the Algebraic Symbols?

 

Symbol
Symbol Name
Meaning / definition
Example

x
x variable
unknown value to find
when 2x = 4, then x = 2


equivalence
identical to
 


equal by definition
equal by definition
 

:=
equal by definition
equal by definition
 

~
approximately equal
weak approximation
11 ~ 10


approximately equal
approximation
sin(0.01) ≈ 0.01


proportional to
proportional to
y ∝ x when y = kx, k constant


lemniscate
infinity symbol
 


much less than
much less than
1 ≪ 1000000


much greater than
much greater than
1000000 ≫ 1

( )
parentheses
calculate expression inside first
2 * (3+5) = 16

brackets
calculate expression inside […]

2017 JAMB Forms not yet on Sales- Authority

Nigeria’s tertiary admissions governing body, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has warned the general public that it is yet to commence form sales for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination- UTME. To this end, prospective candidates are advised against purchasing purported JAMB forms from some unscrupulous Nigerians.

In a Statement […]

Teens! What do you Know about Sexual Abuse?

Let us get one thing straight; shall we?

Now when a teenager says he or she was sexually abused, this doesn’t necessarily mean he or she was raped. There are different forms of sexual abuse. Just imagine that a mentor or an elderly person who is supposed to look after you turns […]

Important Geometry Symbols for Math Students

 

Symbol
Symbol Name
Meaning / definition
Example


angle
formed by two rays
∠ABC = 30°

measured angle
 
ABC = 30°

spherical angle
 
AOB = 30°


right angle
= 90°
α = 90°

°
degree
1 turn = 360°
α = 60°

deg
degree
1 turn = 360deg
α = 60deg


prime
arcminute, 1° = 60′
α = 60°59′


double prime
arcsecond, 1′ = 60″
α = 60°59′59″

line
infinite line
 

AB
line segment
line from point A to point B
 

ray
line that start from point A
 

arc
arc from point […]

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