We, at Maths2art, are extremely happy to share the details of another new dimension: Fellowship@Maths2Art. Please share it with students/teachers who might be interested in this project. Together, let us uncover the hidden beauty of Maths!  About Fellowship@Maths2Art A 10-week program for Undergraduates as well as Post graduate students. Candidates select a project topic under... Continue Reading →

We, at Maths2art, are extremely happy to share the details of our new dimension: GivingBack @Maths2Art. What is GivingBack@Maths2Art ? With the support of a few parents from the Maths2Art family, we have started our first 'giving back' project at Serkong School, Spiti, India. I am very thankful to the parents who believed in me and... Continue Reading →

Can you visualize linear transformation vs. matrix? We studied matrices in grade 12 and most of us mastered the basic calculation methods quite easily. We moved on to higher grades and used matrices wherever required. However, many of us missed out on getting the visual understanding of matrices. With so much happening in the field... Continue Reading →

This is a post for grade 2 students. I am sure that you must have learnt subtraction by now. I am going to train you for a smarter subtraction skill. The aim is to make subtraction ‘simple & visual’ for you. Do you remember 'target 10 in addition' article ? We will use the same trick here.... Continue Reading →

Most students learn about Circles in Grade 5 or Grade 6 and this is how we usually introduce this topic to them. We draw a circle, show them the center and radius and then we give them the formula for circumference and area. Then, we tell them that π is 22/7 or 3.14 I feel that... Continue Reading →

I have been planning to write an article on 'Division by Fractions' for the past few days. My thoughts were clear, the conversations with the students were well stored in my mind, but somehow, this article was still waiting in the 'to-do list'. Recently, I got a chance to meet Professor Ron Aharoni and attend... Continue Reading →

Kids learn division in their primary school and find it quite easy and doable. But when they encounter a zero in division, either in the numerator or denominator or both, it gets a bit tricky. Here is my humble attempt to develop the basic intuition ( for Primary/Lower secondary students) for these cases with the... Continue Reading →

I have observed that many books start Fraction with Pizza example. I have a suggestion - Let’s replace Pizza with Cadbury, Chikki (Indian sweet) or anything which is rectangular in shape for a better visual understanding. Let me explain my point with an example. Comparison of Fraction Which fraction is bigger 3/4 or 5/6 ?... Continue Reading →

Me - Algebra can help me to find out how many brothers and sisters do you have. Student - How is that possible ? If I don't tell you about my brothers & sisters, how can Algebra help you? Me - That is the beauty of maths dear!! Ok, lets try it out. Student -... Continue Reading →

Usually, Algebra is introduced around grade 6. By that time, students are so accustomed to using numbers in Maths that they cannot imagine Maths beyond numbers. They get intimidated by the fact that they have to deal with letters 'x, y, z' in Maths. This fear blocks their mind for any further learning and the... Continue Reading →