Surviving the Odds

This should not be how you become an only child. Photo credit: Pixar

If you had a dollar for every time you heard the phrase ‘one in a million’, how much money would you have? What does it mean to be special/ the chosen one/ odd one out? And what does that mean mathematically? Marlin the clownfish had that question to answer when tragedy struck his young family. […]

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Cloudy with a Chance of Math

cloudy with a chance of meatballs

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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