Three is the magic number

Is pizza the answer to all our mathematical mysteries?

To many parents, having a baby around the house is challenging yet rewarding, very much like mathematics. To Tim, however, it is the worst. In the movie The Boss Baby, Tim is a happy single child with a penchant for dreaming. He is the love of his parents’ lives, the apple of their eyes, the […]

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Fidget Spinners: Bringing a new spin to math

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Fidget spinners have become the new must-have toy, flooding classrooms worldwide with a colorful burst of distracting movements. However, spinners aren’t just toys. Instead, spinners are a world of possibility, from nifty tricks to wow your friends with, to lessons learnt on variables and probabilities. Yes, spinners can teach you mathematics! Want to find out how to bring […]

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Cloudy with a Chance of Math

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Food can fuel the growing mind, that’s why we at Zap Zap Math don’t take food lightly, and neither does Flint Lockwood. Flint is a scientist in the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, who finds a way to convert water molecules into food. Though the probability of him succeeding in his delectable endeavor […]

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Alternative Math Improvement Methods You May Have Never Heard Of!

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(Image Credit: pixabay.com)  Here at Zap Zap Math, we are always on the lookout for cool ways to introduce math in a fun and stress-free way. There are many ways to improve math skills, and these don’t always involve books or equations, making them perfect to introduce to kids who may be finding the topic […]

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