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    Math And The 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Math And The 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Jul 2, 2018

    Do you have World Cup fever? We do! Then again, what’s not to love about soccer (fútbol) when the World Cup incorporates so much of our favorite...




    No Use for Algebra? Try Creating

    No Use for Algebra? Try Creating "League of Legends" Without It.

    Jun 18, 2018

     

    If you want to build the “most played PC video game” in all of North America and Europe, you need math. Lots of it.

    Sure, computers do the heavy...




    Mathnasium's First Ever “Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day”

    Mathnasium's First Ever “Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day”

    May 1, 2018

    Here at Mathnasium Headquarters in Culver City we’ve had many important visitors from all over the country and the world, but on April 27, 2018 we...




    Appreciate Math All Year Long!

    Appreciate Math All Year Long!

    Apr 30, 2018

    Today is the final day of Mathematics and Statistics Awareness month! While these few weeks of celebrating math-focused STEM education and STEM...




    Mathematics In The Art Of Leonardo Da Vinci

    Mathematics In The Art Of Leonardo Da Vinci

    Apr 16, 2018

    Leonardo da Vinci may be best known for his painting and artistic works, but he considered himself more a scientist than an artist. He saw...




    Catching Up with Talya Rejtman, 2017

    Catching Up with Talya Rejtman, 2017 "Instructor of the Year"

    Mar 5, 2018

    Being a Mathnasium instructor changed Talya Rejtman’s life forever. Not because she was voted Mathnasium’s 2017 “Instructor of the Year,” although...




    Artist Hillel Smith: Using Math to Create Art

    Artist Hillel Smith: Using Math to Create Art

    Feb 12, 2018

     

    Every single day, Hillel Smith uses math to create art. It’s not “fractal art” or computer-driven design. He simply needs math to produce the...




    Sofia Kovalevskaya: The Girl Who Wouldn’t Give Up on Math

    Sofia Kovalevskaya: The Girl Who Wouldn’t Give Up on Math

    Jan 22, 2018

    “It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul.”  -Sofia Kovalevskaya

    We don’t often think of math as something that’s...




    The Student Becomes the Teacher

    The Student Becomes the Teacher

    Jan 16, 2018

    Former Mathnasium Student Becomes Learning Center Owner at Age 22

    As a kid, math was tough for Anup. It’s not that he didn’t understand the...






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