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Teachers Benefit from Training Because it Allows them to Anticipate how Students with Learning Disabilities Might Solve Problems

Teachers Benefit from Training Because it Allows them to Anticipate how Students with Learning Disabilities Might Solve Problems

Researchers from North Carolina State University discovered that a four-week training course significantly improved special education teachers’ ability to anticipate multiple ways children with learning difficulties would solve math problems. According to the findings, the training would en.....

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In COVID-19 Drug Trials, Mathematical Models and Computer Simulations are the Next Frontiers

In COVID-19 Drug Trials, Mathematical Models and Computer Simulations are the Next Frontiers

Researchers are simulating COVID-19 infections on a cellular level, the most fundamental structural level of the human body, with computer models. The models enable virtual medication and vaccination trials, allowing for a pre-assessment of treatment and vaccine efficacy against the virus. Anita .....

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The Limits of AI are demonstrated by Mathematical Paradoxes

The Limits of AI are demonstrated by Mathematical Paradoxes

Humans are usually quite adept at recognizing mistakes, but artificial intelligence systems are not. According to a new study, AI has intrinsic restrictions as a result of a century-old mathematical contradiction. AI systems, like certain individuals, frequently have a level of confidence that fa.....

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How to Win At Wordle Using Math

How to Win At Wordle Using Math

You have probably heard of Wordle, the popular new game in which you have six chances to guess a word. The goal of the game is for you to guess what the word might be. After that, you will tell whether the letters you have chosen are in the word and if they are in […]

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Researchers Create AI That Can Invent Brand New Math Theorems

Researchers Create AI That Can Invent Brand New Math Theorems

Why do we have to learn math? Previously, the response was something along the lines of “well, you won’t have a calculator in your pocket all of the time!” – But cellphones eliminated that problem. If you ask a professional mathematician to defend their existence nowadays,.....

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Clinical Studies could Benefit from a Different Statistical Strategy

Clinical Studies could Benefit from a Different Statistical Strategy

An alternative statistical strategy developed by Cornell researchers can improve the reliability and trustworthiness of clinical trials while simultaneously addressing the scientific community’s “replicability crisis.” Cornell researchers advance the “fragility index” in a new paper.....

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The Math Problem So Hard We Had To Invent New Numbers

The Math Problem So Hard We Had To Invent New Numbers

Have you ever encountered a math issue so complex that you had to design a new number type? Quadratic equations, as you may (or may not, depending on your age) recall from high school, are a type of equation. They appear as follows: ax^2+bx+c=0 If you recall a few tricks, they are not too tough [.....

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A Mathematical Framework Allows for Accurate Shape Characterization

A Mathematical Framework Allows for Accurate Shape Characterization

Many objects have developed in nature that differs in size, color, and, most importantly, form. While an object’s color or size may be simply defined, describing a form is more difficult. Jacqueline Nowak of the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology and her colleagues have deta.....

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The Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development are Negatively Impacted by a Lack of Math Education

The Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development are Negatively Impacted by a Lack of Math Education

According to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, adolescents who stopped studying math had a higher disadvantage in terms of brain and cognitive development than peers who continued to study arithmetic. The Mathematics Education curriculum emphasizes math.....

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Using Mathematical Modeling to Show that Cell Turnover Impacts Drug Resistance that Determines Adaptive Therapy Success

Using Mathematical Modeling to Show that Cell Turnover Impacts Drug Resistance that Determines Adaptive Therapy Success

The development of medication resistance and subsequent disease progression is one of the most difficult concerns in cancer therapy. Moffitt Cancer Center researchers, in collaboration with Oxford University, report findings from a study using mathematical modeling to show that cell turnover infl.....

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Boost Your Brainpower and Everyday Problem-Solving Skills with this Math Training

Boost Your Brainpower and Everyday Problem-Solving Skills with this Math Training

Mathematics is a discipline that provides answers to some of the world’s most difficult and perplexing topics. What methods were used to construct the pyramids? How fast does light travel? How did the Moon landing happen? The power of mathematics has been used to solve mind-bending conundru.....

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How to Mathematically Prove the Existence of God (or Not)

How to Mathematically Prove the Existence of God (or Not)

OK, so perhaps the existence of an omnipotent altruistic creator (or otherwise) that transcends mortal understanding is not something that can be mathematically proven. But that doesn’t mean people haven’t tried. In the modern computer age, from the 17st century mathematician Blaise P.....

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