I am a believer in practical applications rather than textbook readoffs, so I intend to explain the topic without a textbook approach. I won’t be explaining simple terms like data, etc. and you can Google the definitions. Hope you don’t find it too unorthodox. Statistics is all about collecting, analyzing, […]

# Category: Mathematics

## What Is the Limit As You Approach an Infinitely Better You?

“I’ve never really been good at math.” That is the single most common expression that I have ever heard over my years of instructing. I think that most of us can relate to not being “good at math” at some point in our lives. Even the most advanced mathematicians have […]

## How To Ensure Your Child Will Obtain The Rewards Of Hiring A Math Tutor

You have just seen your child’s report card. It is good to know that your child is well-behaved in school and that he is doing well in most of his subjects. The only concern you have just like in the previous year, is his math grade. Your child has not […]

## Eratosthenes of Cyrene – A Forgotten Genius

When we say the word “genius” people usually recall Tesla, Einstein or perhaps Da Vinci and Sir Isaac Newton. But we usually forget about the geniuses who lived many centuries ago and whose contributions have sparked the development of the entire human race. As such, I’d like to talk to […]

## Taking Lots of Math in High School: A Reflection

How should a world-class secondary-school education in mathematics be structured? Of course, that depends on who you ask. Many parents and students likely desire an applicable education – one which facilitates, among other outcomes, matriculation at a competitive 4-year college with the possibility for internships, or an education that permits […]

## 4 Useful Steps to Solve Word Problems in Math

After your kids have grasped the essence of numbers, they’ll usually be presented with word problems to evaluate how well they have understood the lessons. Most kids would find it a challenge at first. They not only have to deal with numbers. Rather, they have to combine everything they know. […]

## Statistics and the What, How and Why of the Monte Carlo Simulation Method

The Monte Carlo Simulation Method has been the most studied and the most dreaded part of all data-analysis courses. In statistical terms, the method is an evaluation process of Mathematical functions and risk analysis with the help of random samples. The method has its own historical significance in being used […]

## Overview Of The Maths Grading System In Singapore

The grading system in Singapore differs among schools basing since different institutions have different systems and foci. The grading systems at the primary, secondary and junior college levels are the ones that are mostly based on the local grading system. Maths is one of the important subjects that students need […]

## Essential Features To Look For In A Proficient Math Tutor

A large percentage of children tend to have difficulty learning mathematics, which can be a cause of worry and anxiety for parents as well. Seeking support from a knowledgeable, experienced and skilled math tutor can prove to be extremely beneficial and helpful for children to improve their ability to cope […]

## The Interpretation of the Histogram

In my previous article on “How to Build a Frequency Table” I described the necessary columns on the table and how to fill them out. Once these columns are done they are charted into a Histogram. It would be best to re-read this article if you feel you should. The […]