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What is so sexy about Maths? —

What is so sexy about Maths? Cedric Villani says that Maths allows us to go beyond our intuition to uncover their mysteries. In the TED video Cedricspeaks to the thrill of discovery and details the sometimes crazy life of a Mathematician. “Beautiful mathematical explanations are not only for our pleasure,” “They change our vision of […]

Oh no, not another multiplication method!! #vedic —

tessmaths A Vedic multiplication method For some students the column method for long multiplication is enough for them to master. This equips them with a skill to use and apply in ever increasing magnitude even up to multiplying by eleventy billion. For some students who struggle you, as the teacher, may need to pull another […]