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The Mathematics Syllabus that has been adopted worldwide

Primary level Mathematics by Singapore has been adopted worldwide, including more than 300,000 students in the United States. Singapore Mathematics is well-known for its Part & Whole model, which is unique to Singapore. Singaporean students are also known to achieve very level of proficiency in …

Can you solve Martin Gardner’s best mathematical puzzles?

The maestro of recreational maths was born 100 years ago today. Here we celebrate his birthday with eight of his most celebrated puzzles<p>Here’s something puzzling.<p>A few years before he died, aged 95 in 2010, I interviewed Martin Gardner at his home in Norman, Oklahoma.<p>Gardner was a journalist, a …

How to Improve Running -- With Mathematical Equations

Connected objects are everywhere in a sportsman's life. Every day, new applications to improve fitness can be downloaded on your smartphone. They involve a lot of measurements and statistics but how reliable are they from a scientific point of view? How should we train to improve our running …

Aurora, IL News - Aurora Beacon

Aurora Beacon-News<p>NEWS<br>• CRIME<br>• LOCAL SPORTS<br>• LIFESTYLES<br>• DEATH NOTICES<br>• ENEWSPAPER<br>• OPINION<br>• COMMUNITY<br>• AD SECTIONS<br>• PLACE AN AD<p>Energy secretary Rick Perry speaks at Fermi Lab; says foreign scientists are key to research<p>National laboratories should continue to bring in talent from across the world to advance …

10 Amazing Examples of Architecture Inspired by Mathematics

The link between math and architecture goes back to ancient times, when the two disciplines were virtually indistinguishable. Pyramids and temples …

Mathematical Impressions: Curved and Straight?

The elliptic hyperboloid is a beautiful quadratic surface that is “doubly ruled,” meaning that the surface, although curved, contains two straight …

Our Mathematical Universe by Max Tegmark – review

How did the big bang happen? And is reality just a mathematical structure?<p>Max Tegmark's doorstopper of a book takes aim at three great puzzles: how large is reality? What is everything made of? Why is our universe the way it is? Tegmark, a professor of physics at MIT, writes at the cutting edge of …

Teacher of Mathematics job with ST GREGORYS BATH | Guardian Jobs

<i>‘This is an outstanding School” Ofsted July 2013</i><p>The Governing Body of St. Gregory’s Catholic College require from September 2014 a:<p><b>Teacher of Mathematics (MPS)</b><p><b>St Gregory’s</b> is a high performing, oversubscribed, 11-18 co-educational school with 877 students on roll, which was once again rated …

Who learns in maths classes depends on how maths is taught

Students who are ill-prepared in mathematics are entering university and creating challenges for mathematics departments.<p>There are lots of ideas out …

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By Request - Ten Helpful Resources for Middle School and High School Math Teachers

Recently, on the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page someone asked for suggestions for math resources for grades 7-12. That covers a broad …

'Hard Day's Night': A Mathematical Mystery Tour

The jangly opening chord of The Beatles' hit "A Hard Day's Night" is one of the most recognizable in pop music.<p>Maybe it sounds like nothing more than a guitarist telling his bandmates, "Hey, we're doing a song here, so listen up." But for decades, guitarists have puzzled over exactly how that chord …

Will Smith Talks Science, Mathematics And The Time Travel 'Paradox' With NYC High Schoolers

NEW YORK -- The Hayden Planetarium at Manhattan's Natural History Museum has been home to many famous voices over the last decade.<p>Tom Hanks, Liam Neeson, Harrison Ford and Robert Redford have all hosted space-related video presentations within the planetarium's dome. They don't usually show up in …

University guide 2014: league table for mathematics

Study of quantities through analysis, deduction and calculation - including mathematics, operational research, statistics and computing sciences<p>Mathematics<p>More about this subject and a key to the headings<p>Rating<p>Name of institution<p>Guardian score /100<p>Satisfied with course (%)<p>Satisfied with teaching (%)<p>…

The Overuse of Elegant Mathematics

In the new magazine <i>Nautilus</i>, I have an article where I discuss the human tendency to desire elegant mathematical explanations of the world around us, …

Mathematics

Vector Mathematics: A Basic But Comprehensive Introduction

This is a basic, though hopefully fairly comprehensive, introduction to working with vectors. Vectors manifest in a wide variety of ways, from …

How good is your mathematical sense of humour? Quiz

Several writers on The Simpsons have advanced degrees in mathematics in addition to their unparalleled sense of humour. Can you match their combination of nerdiness and comic skills?<p>For the correct answers, and explanations, click here<p>Why did 5 eat 6?<p>Because 1, 2, 3<p>Because 7, 8, 9<p>Because 5 predates …

Oxford University's Sir Andrew Wiles Bashes Bankers for 'Immoral Mathematics'

An Oxford University academic has warned that mathematics is open to misuse by bankers.<p>Sir Andrew Wiles, who famously proved Fermat's Last Theorem …

Mathematics

A Reddit Question About The Beauty Of Mathematics Turned Into A Profound And Deeply-Moving Conversation

But this is probably because they just don't understand how amazing math can be.<p>Mathematicians find math to be profoundly beautiful and incredibly exciting.<p>Redditor EulerANDBernoulli asked Reddit's mathematicians about this beauty, which started a very interesting conversation.<p>Here were some of the …

Mathematics

The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets by Simon Singh – review

Mmm … pi: the cult TV series is deeply in love with numbers<p><i>The Simpsons</i>, Simon Singh says, is "arguably the most successful television show in history". It may also be the most allusive: it sometimes seems as if every aspect of the show is a knowing reference to something else. And sometimes it …