Many people find math difficult … but painful? Surprisingly, yes. (Img src: Shutterstock) The Public Library of Science journal PLOS One article title said it all. Read the article if you’re up for the ouchies. Surprisingly, brain scans show that ANTICIPATION hurts worse than doing the actual math. Math Anxiety Predicts Pain Network Activation in… Read More Tutor vs the Terror which is Math
What is pi? By definition, pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. In other words, pi equals the circumference divided by the diameter (π = c/d). (https://www.livescience.com/29197-what-is-pi.html) What is pie? Delicious.
I am always surprised when no one shows up on Xmas Day, since School has such a multicultural student body – Muslims and Buddhists and atheists and whatnot. Today I tutored my colleague! What fun. Working on monthly time sheets – Dec 25 usually happens very close to the end of the month – and… Read More Tutoring Colleagues
Today is Sunday, November 12, 2017, AKA 11-12-17. Tomorrow is…. wait for it… 11-13-17 A beautiful series of sequential prime numbers! Toot the horns, throw the confetti, set off the fireworks!
Numerator: top number in a fraction Denominator: bottom number in a fraction Complementary Angle: 2 angles add up to make 90 degrees, or a squared corner. Acute angle: any angle less than 90 degrees.
I was asked to make a short video of fractions for a middle grade class. Fun! I used https://plotagoneducation.com/ for characters and scenery.