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| Fun with Math

Motivational quotes are a great way to get excited, get moving, and share your passion. We love math, so our collection focuses on powerful math quotes.


Drone light shows can be truly magical. And you need mathematics to make it happen!
A math modeling question is born from an everyday situation: How does the amount of sag...
| Math Modeling
Have you ever wondered how mathematics can help solve crimes? Biology meets mathematics...
COMAP’s 2024 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Mo...
Here are a collection of strategies for adapting mathematical modeling lessons to ensur...
| Math Modeling, Fun with Math
Have you ever considered all of the ways you can explore math outdoors? Let's look at c...
| Math Modeling
So, exactly what is mathematical modeling? In this post, we will explore the definition...
April is not just about blooming flowers and warmer weather; it's also Mathematics and ...
| Math Modeling
This blog post features a math modeling module that explores three main voting models s...
| Math Curriculum, Fun with Math
Have you ever heard of a math trail? If you love math and walking, this is the perfect ...
| Math Modeling
Are you dreaming of launching a small business, or are you looking to optimize your exi...
| Math Curriculum, Fun with Math
The Ham Sandwich Theorem isn't about sandwiches, per se. It's actually a principle in g...
| Math Curriculum
So, what is applied math? Applied mathematics is the bridge between mathematical theory...
| Math Contests
We have successfully concluded the 2023 High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (H...
| Math Curriculum, Math Modeling
This blog post delves into diverse math modeling examples showing how modeling can be a...
| Events
COMAP's recap of the Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) that took place from January 3-6,...
| Math Modeling
In this blog post, we'll explore the basics of math modeling and provide a step-by-step...
| Math Modeling, Fun with Math
There's a Christmas lighting math model that's about to turn your holiday decorating wo...
| Math Contests
We previously shared 9 reasons to enter a math contest, and today we’re back with 10 mo...
| Fun with Math
In this blog post, we'll explore a curated list of math-inspired books that delve into ...
| Math Modeling
In this blog post, we'll delve into the profound importance of math modeling in STEM an...
| Math Modeling
Let's explore some exciting careers that rely on applied mathematics, demonstrating how...
| Math Contests, Math Modeling
Math modeling contests can be challenging, but these last-minute math contest tips can ...
| Math Curriculum, Math Modeling
United Airlines will now allow passengers in window seats to board before those in mid...