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Cyclic Numbers

Mathematics has some strange nooks and crannies that are fun to explore. One such idea is that of cyclic numbers. A cyclic number is like a snake chasing its tail. When you multiply a cyclic number with another number, the product has the…

The Purpose of Mathematics

Let’s play a game before we proceed with reading this article. I will put forward a general question. You will then ask a Math teacher that question. I will predict the answers to the question even before you ask them and hence even before…

Woes of a Mathematics Teacher

It is high time we spend quality time on addressing these practical difficulties of a Mathematics Teacher in the classroom. Everyone should make it a point to be one with the teacher. The Coordinators and Subject Heads are expected to…

Mathematical disabilities can be remediated

If a child has dyscalculia that does not mean he will fail in maths or cannot move up in the academic ladder. Dyscalculia is a recognized learning disability, so schools will make accommodation for dyscalculia students. Does your child have…

Mathematics is Fun

‘A brilliant scholar might not become an excellent teacher but an average one would definitely outshine because he/she knows where the shoe pinches.’ I am very sure about it because I am an example. I was just about average during my school…

Teaching of mathematics

Mathematics, an exact science related to measurements, calculations and discovering relationships derives its name from ‘Ganita’ a Hindi word connoting the science of calculations. It is basically a science of reasoning. Mathematics, an…

The Human Calculator

Most of the time, students find maths cumbersome and difficult at school level. They find it difficult to do long calculations and even after all those steps of computation, they are not confident whether the answer is correct. Nowadays,…