The Shocking Secret Behind Your Math Blocks by Kenneth Williams
... And yet, you can't do simple math sums in your head. Ever wonder why not? In this short article, you're going to discover the ONE reason you struggle with mental math. And I promise you, it's NOT the reason you think it is. You see, itís NOT your natural math ability, or the way you were born, or any of the other lame explanations you've been conditioned to believe. No. The real reason you're not a calculating whiz kid is startlingly simple. In fact itís right in front of your eyes as you ...
Abacus Mental Math in Asia and the West by Shilpa Rao
... Answer is quite simple, they are good at Math. But why are they so good? How did they study Math that makes them so good at that one arduous subject? What do these Asians (Chinese, Japanese, Indians, etc.) do to make their children so good with Mathematics? Answer is quite simple, practice, practice & practice. But what is it that those students actually practice? The answer is Abacus Mental Math! Lately, Abacus mental math has taken some of these Asian nations by storm.
Do Your Kids a Favor - Take Away the Calculator by Joe Pagano
... They have come to lean too heavily on the electronic calculator, and this dependency has severely weakened their ability in math. The calculator is a great tool, and knowing how to use one is important in the mathematical education of any child. However, the ubiquity of this compact tool has made our children incapable of doing simple arithmetic. After all, human nature dictates that it is easier to use this tool than to bother thinking of how to do arithmetic calculations.
Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator by Matthew Keegan
... Today, Texas Instruments [or, TI] continues to produce calculators and their TI-83 Plus calculator leads the way. So, what sets this particular model apart from others? Well, it is pocket-sized, comes with 12MB of memory, does tons of math problems including statistical tests, has a complete alphabetical keyboard, and it can run programs to name a few. Still, if you are a Calculus student it doesn't do Calculus. However, you can bring the TI-83 Plus along for standardized tests and college ...
You're A Mathematical Genius, You Know! by Murdo Macleod
... Let's take another example and show how simple math really is * * * Example 2 - Help your daughter with her homework. You arrive home and your daughter needs some help with her math assignment. It's those darn fractions again. She just can't make sense of them. "A half times a half is a quarter. So how, when you multiply things together, can you have LESS than you started out with!" You explain that multiplication and division are two sides of the same thing, and you make it "real world" ...
How To Subtract In Your Head by Murdo Macleod
... Doing simple calculations in your head is just as easy and even faster than using a calculator. Here's a quick way to do basic subtraction without relying on any electronic gadget Suppose you offer 50 cents for something costing 18 cents. What's the easiest way to check your change? 50 - 18 = ? To take 18 from 50, we note that 18 is close to 20, so we take 20 away from 50 (to get 30) and add 2 back on. Answer: 32 Similarly, in 73 - 49 we decide to take 50 away from 73 and then add 1 back on.
E-mini Day Trading - Day Trading for Beginners - Stock Market Timing Software by Kigo Kare
... any of those indicators in only a few short minutes. We're talking kindergarten math here. Modern Technology
With today's trading computers running at Gigahertz speeds, don't you think that it's time traders started using some more advanced formulas in their trading? There's no reason to keep things so simple anymore. We've got the speed and the power to calculate anything we could possibly ever want to, so why are all these charting programs stuck with the caveman tools? Details
Prognosis of Failure in School Math by Victor Guskov
... The prediction of their failure in math will be right in about 95 cases of 100. It must be noted in conclusion that the level of elementary mental computational skills of actively working pupils only do not decreases in due course. If a pupil uses a calculator instead of mental computations, works passively at lessons and does not carry out home works himself/herself, then the level decreases gradually.