Applied Mathematics Applied Mathematics is a language that allows us to model our world from atoms to galaxies, airplanes in flight and spacecraft in space, biological and geological activity, weather forecasting, social science and natural science. Mathematics allows engineers to design buildings, automobiles, computers, machines used in production and assembly, farm equipment, roads, tunnels and... Continue Reading →

# “We want you to tell us — the Answer.”

FOOK: Oh Deep Thought, your task is this. We want you to tell us -- the Answer.Long pause. Deep Thought bleeps and bloops.DEEP THOUGHT: The Answer…to what?LUNKWILL: You know. The answer. To Life…the Universe…Everything.FOOK: We'd really like an answer. Something simple. Can you do it? The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy The above conversation reminds... Continue Reading →

# Why do students find mathematics difficult? – Part 2

This article is a continuation of my editorial Why do students find mathematics difficult? As brought out in the first editorial, there is no one reason why students find mathematics difficult, BUT there are many external reasons why mathematics is MADE difficult. Since I wrote that editorial, I have learned a few things that I would... Continue Reading →