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Articles on education in mathematics, geometry, algebra, statistics, physics, chemistry and other sciences, with particular focus on the mathematical aspects.

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What Percentage Problems to Know at Each Grade Level?

Understanding percentages is a fundamental aspect of mathematical education that is used in a wide variety of real-world applications. This is why it’s so important to have a good grasp of percentages from an early age, as each level of education builds on the previous to form a solid foundation to build upon. From kindergarten… Read More »

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How Many Scoops of Formula for 4 Oz?

For many first time parents, there are countless aspects of having a newborn that can be overwhelming and feeding your baby is on the top of many’s lists. If you are opting to formula feed or needing it to supplement your baby’s diet, there are some important things to know in bottle preparation to make… Read More »

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What are the Advantages of the Metric System vs the Imperial System?

We measure things in a variety of ways. Early civilizations developed systems of weights and measurements based on what was available to them. Over time, standardization of measurements has become important as the global economy has evolved. The most classic example is the metric system. There are only three countries in the world that don’t… Read More »

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What is the Difference Between Uppercase and Lowercase Roman Numerals?

Roman numerals have been used for thousands of years, and while they are not used as the primary way to represent numerals today, they are still ever-present in our daily lives. From the Super Bowl and Olympics, to fancy clocks and page numbers, knowing what Roman numerals represent—and, how to use them—is a good skill… Read More »

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Why Take a Teenager IQ Test?

IQ tests have long been used as a measure of intelligence and scholastic aptitude. A higher score may indicate that a person has the potential to excel in school and in life. But is an IQ test really the best measure of a person’s ability? People with kids may wonder whether an IQ test for… Read More »

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6 Scenarios in Which You Should Know Roman Numerals

Have you ever been left scratching your head after seeing a string of Roman numerals? Maybe you have a vague memory of a certain "letter" translating to a certain digit, but it’s all buried in the back of your brain with the rest of your less-used elementary school knowledge (like how to write in cursive,… Read More »

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7 Tips to Help You Pay for College

There’s no denying that college is a major financial investment. The questions are whether college is worth it and how you can make it more affordable. The decision depends largely on what your career goals are, what kind of college you want to go to, and whether you’ll have loans. It’s possible that having that… Read More »

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The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year Before College

So, you’ve finished high school and now your big, bright future looms on the horizon. While many of your peers are headed straight to college, you may be thinking to yourself, “Should I take a gap year?” Taking a gap year before college can be a great opportunity, but there are also some downsides worth… Read More »

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Is College Worth the Investment?

When you tally up the cost of tuition, textbooks, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenditures involved with going to college, it quickly becomes clear that it’s going to be a hefty investment. When you start to imagine the price, you might be wondering, “Is college worth it?” To see if the decision to go… Read More »

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