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    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...







    Great Gifts for Math Lovers, Teachers, and Smart Folk of All Ages

    Great Gifts for Math Lovers, Teachers, and Smart Folk of All Ages

    Dec 8, 2016

    We all have that one person in our lives who's impossible to buy for. What do you get for the person who has everything? Stress no more! Whether...




    STEM Career Spotlight: Alyssa Frazee, Machine Learning Engineer

    STEM Career Spotlight: Alyssa Frazee, Machine Learning Engineer

    Jan 19, 2016

     

    Every day, Machine Learning Engineer Alyssa Frazee uses math to fight crime... and we have to admit, her job title sounds pretty cool, too!...




    Operation Mathlete: Geometry Challenge

    Operation Mathlete: Geometry Challenge

    May 12, 2015

     

    It's time for our mathletes to take on their next concept: Geometry! Max, Sky, and Shana have been learning and training hard with their math...



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    Roxanne, 12th grade

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