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) ≈ [...]

Why is Performance Poor despite Nigeria’s Emphasis on STEM Subjects?

Have you ever wondered why so much emphasis is placed on STEM subjects in Nigerian schools even though virtually all the science students barely practice the science they have been taught? Indeed, several (presumably brilliant students) are continually groomed towards becoming the future scientists who would solve the problem of Nigeria’s technical inadequacies. But in [...]

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Empowering Teens to Embrace Science and Technology

So many School Children do not seem to understand the huge emphasis placed on Science Subjects. Some do not even understand the relevance of Mathematics and such related abstract subjects including Physics which they are forced to learn and understand. Yet, the truth remains that virtually all the advancements humanity has made here on earth [...]

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