Study shows men and women both biased against women's math abilities
Virtual currency "Riecoin" uses computations to help solve math problem
Some Polynesian islanders combined binary and decimal math
Could poor math skills raise your risk for foreclosure?
Borrowers who struggle with math are more likely to fall behind on their mortgage payments and face foreclosure than those who have stronger financial skills, new research suggests.
Khan Academy aims to reinvent education through video (w/ video)
Mathematicians solve 60-year-old problem
A team of researchers, led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Yuri Lvov, has found an elegant explanation for the long-standing Fermi-Pasta-Ulam (FPU) problem, first proposed in 1953, investigated ...
Math model helps explain how conformity works
Students most effectively learn math working on problems that they enjoy, not drills or exercises
Students learn math best when they approach the subject as something they enjoy, according to a Stanford education expert. Speed pressure, timed testing and blind memorization pose high hurdles in the youthful ...
Blink, point, solve an equation: Introducing PhotoMath
Effort to model Facebook yields key to famous math problem (and a prize)
(Phys.org) —Dan Spielman, a Yale computer scientist, wasn't looking for a new problem. He was already deeply immersed in a tricky effort to model complex online communities like Facebook, hoping to gain ...
Secret to the perfect pancake is discovered
In a collaboration with Meadowhall Shopping Centre, students from the University's Maths Society (SUMS) developed, trialled and tested a formula which enables pancake-lovers across the world to rustle-up ...
Malware on Yahoo ads turned user PCs into bitcoin miners
Practice at 'guesstimating' can speed up math ability
A person's math ability can range from simple arithmetic to calculus and abstract set theory. But there's one math skill we all share: a primitive ability to estimate and compare quantities without counting, like when choosing ...
California scientist still reinventing the wheel at 94
At 94, Dick Post is the oldest scientist Lawrence Livermore Laboratory has ever had. And he may be the most fascinating.