You're sitting in math class trying to survive your latest pop quiz. Sweat trickles down your forehead as you read the prompt: "Find the distance …

You can find the distance between two points by using the distance formula. It's an application of the Pythagorean theorem. Remember that from high school algebra?

You probably have an intuitive idea of what a circle is: the shape of a basketball hoop, a wheel or a quarter. You may even remember from high school …

Key Takeaways Speed and velocity are distinct concepts; while speed only considers the magnitude of movement, velocity also takes into account the …

Math is pretty confusing — at least to people who don't understand it. Which is a lot of us. The thing about math is you have to learn terms to …

For those of us who aren't mathematically inclined, the notion of imaginary numbers is a bit puzzling. What in the heck does that even mean? Are these …

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