# Math

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## Mental Math Tricks to Impress Your Friends

One thing that fascinates me is performing mental math. Being able to quickly perform additions, subtraction, multiplications etc is a good way to impress your friends. The problem is, I’m not a math genius, and I don’t know much behind simple arithmetic. If you’re anything like me, but you’d still like to learn some basic math tricks, I hope you’ll find this list useful. Simple tricks How to multiply any two digits number by 11

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Mathematics is the study of numbers , quantity , space , structure , and change . Mathematicians seek out patterns and formulate new conjectures . Mathematicians resolve the truth or falsity of conjectures by mathematical proofs , which are arguments sufficient to convince other mathematicians of their validity.

## 6 Ways Learning Math Is Like Being in a Casino

The view from my window at the Aria. I'm in Las Vegas for the DevLearn conference this week. Since I'm always thinking math teaching and now I'm seeing casinos, I'm noticing some comparisons between the two. Here they are:
Recently I wrote about how we have been struggling with Kyri’s attitude. Often when we would start working on our math work for the day, she would immediately get huffy, turn around in her chair and just completely shut down. I know she is a bright girl, and so it would pain me to hear her say she hated math, because I know she GETS it, her frustration just gets in the way. I have been working to really listen to her, to try and figure out what she needs, rather than just respond to the behavior. Some days this is easier said than done, but overall we have made significant process.

## How to Enjoy Learning Math « LearningNerd

How to Enjoy Learning Math October 9, 2006 Posted by LearningNerd in Math , Mondays , Science . trackback I don’t need to explain why people should know math.

## How to learn to love maths | Science

Britain is about to fall in love with maths. Well, that's the dream. Yesterday one of the government's top advisers on further education said that maths should be compulsory for all students until 18 or 19 – no matter what else they are studying. Professor Steve Sparks, chairman of the Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education, also said that he wants a new maths qualification between GCSE and AS-level to be introduced by 2016.