How to Prepare For a Career Track That Won’t Suck Your Soul (Hint: You Need Math)

Almost 95 percent of HR professionals state that burnout is preventing workplace retention. The prevalence of this in today’s world is a disturbing statistic. Many employees feel stuck in the grind for years, while others are just overwhelmed by the amount of work that they are given. Below are some tips that will help you […]

What Math Courses Do You Need to Complete Before College?

To help prepare yourself for college-level math, or just to take the entrance exams required in order to get into most colleges, it’s important to take as many higher-level math classes as you can. Freshman courses at most universities can include applied statistics and economics (depending on your major) – both of which involve using […]

Daily Habits That Will Keep Your Math Mind Sharp

Some of us have brains better calibrated for math. Some of us struggle. Either way, math–especially basic arithmetic–is essential for functioning well in modern society. But summer vacation or graduating can leave you out of practice, leading to the atrophy of the mathematical neural pathways in your brain. If you’re between school years, or haven’t […]

How to Prepare for the Math Section on the SAT

Typically, when you think of standardized tests, the best thoughts are not likely to run through your mind. Although dreaded, these tests are usually required for admission into credited schools, especially in higher education. The SAT, like many other standardized tests, is set up in a way that requires practice and familiarity in order to […]

The Math of Gerrymandering and How Votes are Wasted

Simple math can help scheming politicians manipulate district maps and cruise to victory. But it can also help identify and fix the problem.

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This is an interesting read.  It is a good crossover between math and civics class.  This helps to explain how gerrymandering works, how it has evolved, and how it can utilize math to help sway the vote in the favor of certain candidates.

Dieting – New Year, New Me?

Well, it’s another year, and I’m a little older. It seems that this is the time of the year that people are most likely to set goals. Whether they are attainable, or not, is another question. Many of these goals revolve around weight loss. And as evidenced by the amount of commercials that are related […]

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