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## “A mathematician has created a teaching method that’s proving there’s no such thing as a bad math student”

Math is a notoriously hard subject for many kids and adults. There is a gender gap, a race gap, and just generally bad performance in many countries.

John Mighton, a Canadian playwright, author, and math tutor who struggled with math himself, has designed a teaching program that has some of the worst-performing […]

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## The real Difference between Teens who perform well in Maths and those who fail it

Some students believe they are not just cut out to be Mathematical geniuses. They believe that they do not have what it takes to be able to solve those equations; because it is not in their genes. They proudly tell you “I’m just not a maths person” just as they also tell you […]

## Mathematics {JSS1}: Use of Symbols – Letters for Numbers

JSS 1 Mathematics First Term Week 5

Topic: USE OF SYMBOLS 1: LETTERS FOR NUMBERS

Open sentences

14 + □ = 17. What number in the box will make this true? You may have seen problems like this before. 14 + □ = 17 will be true if 3 goes […]

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## Brain Teaser: This Answer Wants You To Find It!

Find the area of the shaded portion. The answer is just waiting for you to find it!

By |November 25th, 2016|Categories: Quizzes & Fun||2 Comments

## Classwork Series {Mathematics – SS1}: Indices

SSS 1 FIRST TERM MATHEMATICS WEEK 6

Topic: INDICES

We define the notation 22 as “two squared” or the square of two” or “two raised to the power of 2” and it means 2 x 2.

i.e. 22 = 2 x 2 (i.e. 2 multiplied by itself in 2 places […]

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## Classwork Series and Exercises {Mathematics – SS3}: Spherical Geometry

SSS 3 FIRST TERM MATHEMATICS WEEKS 5-7

Topic: SPHERICAL GEOMETRY

Concept and Location of Longitude and Latitude

Starting the earth as a sphere topic by explaining the concept of longitude and latitude

Lines of latitude run East & West or horizontal but measure distance North & South of the […]

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## Classwork Series and Exercises {Mathematics – JSS3}: Formulae – Substitution and Change of Subject

JSS 3 Mathematics First Term Week 6

Topic: FORMULAE: SUBSTITUTION AND CHANGE OF SUBJECT

Formulae and substitution

A formula is an equation with letters which stands for quantities. For example

C = 2πr

Is the formula which gives the circumference, c, of a circle of radius r.

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## Classwork Series and Exercises {Mathematics – JSS3}: Calculation Using Standard Form

JSS 3 Mathematics First Term Week 5

Topic: CALCULATION USING STANDARD FORM

Standard index form

Standard index form is also known as standard form. It is very useful when writing very big or very small numbers.

In standard form, a number is always written as: a × 10 n

a is always between […]

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## Mathematics {JSS3}: Word Problems – Exercise and Solutions

Word problems are seen in our everyday lives. This involves sum, difference, positive difference and product of numbers. The most important thing you need to remember in solving word problems is the INTERPRETATION OF THE QUESTION. If you’re able to correctly interpret the question, the solution becomes easy.

Sum – the result […]

## 6 Beginner Steps To Help You Gain Mastery Over Any Maths Problem

A man travels east for 6 hours at a speed of 60km/hr, then changes direction until he is N37°W of his starting point, if the distance between the starting point and his new position is ¾ the distance of the first leg of his journey…..

Does your brain just shut down when […]