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In mathematics, many of the elements performed are formulaic and repetitive and erros may crop up. It is important to refocus, take a step back and look for patterns whether this is the simplification of an infinite sum or finding the solution to a trigonometry problem. Not only will good methods reduce the number of errors that you make but the maths problems will also be easier to tackle.

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In the following post, we will be exploring the benefits and effects of practicing extra-curricular activities on the mind.

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One of the questions investigated on a higher education or university course is: What are numbers? It is an interesting question because, if you think about it, we do not ever touch, feel, hear, see or smell numbers. Yes, we touch and see, feel, hear and smell things and may count or measure them, but that's about it! Numbers happen to be pretty mysterious things because, apart from counting or measuring, they are not met through the five senses. Students in higher education may study theories about what numbers are. There are different kinds of numbers such as rational numbers...

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Parents and carers usually remember their own school days when their children start attending school. Some parents and carers are able to help their children with their homework. Others feel that they have done their duty if they can offer a good desk and a quiet environment for their child to study in.     Are you going back to school with your child?   On the one hand, if helping your child with homework brings back these memories, it is natural to feel some hesitation. On the other hand, our intuition tells us that, just like anything else in...

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When children enjoy writing or doing maths, they actually grow in confidence and enjoy learning more.

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