11 Interesting Math Facts For Kids of This Generation

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Mathematics lays down some amazing facts to help students develop a more in-depth understanding of this subject. From its rich history to its different tricks and tips, math offers a lot of insights into this subject. Unfortunately, COVID-19 and the social distance reinforced by it have caused some students to stop learning math in a traditional classroom for a while. However, new ways have been implemented to continue math education - most importantly live math classes.

When you're enrolled in an online course, it can be difficult to feel like you're learning. Taking math classes online, however, can help restore that classroom element, where you can listen to your teacher while being near other students.

Also, by taking online classes, one can make math interesting, exciting, and fun. Being able to take math classes live opens the door to an exciting and enjoyable world of mathematics.

In this article, We are Listing Down 11 Interesting Math Facts For Kids Of This Generation:-

1.     Mathematics is derived from the Greek word máthēma, meaning learning, research, and science.

2.     Only two and five are prime numbers that end with two or five in the entire number system.

3.     Numerology finds seven to be the most significant number among religions and cultures, for example, seven colors in a rainbow, seven days in a week, and seven musical notes.

4.     In mathematics, 18 is the only number whose sum of digits is twice as large as its digits. Although this is easily determined for the number 18, one must be able to prove that 18 is the only number for which this is true. 

5.     What follows a million, a billion, and a trillion? A quadrillion, a quintillion, a sextillion, a septillion, an octillion, a nonillion, a decillion, and an undecillion

6.      There is a trick to the number nine (9 ). When you multiply any number by nine (9 ) and add up all the digits to make a single digit, the result is always nine (9).

7.     The old Norse word "hundredth," which means 120, actually comes from the English word "hundred."

8.     Roman Numerals can't represent Zero. It is the only case where the absence of a numeral for zero is the result of the lack of a need to represent it with a numeral. 

9.     In the Roman empire, Roman numerals were mainly used for trading. This form of record-keeping gave Romans a straightforward way to price different goods and services and was widely used throughout the empire.

10. PIE is a food whose numerical value represents "Pi." If you read Pi (3.14) backward in big, blocky letters it translates to "PIE."

11. The Majority of the months have 31 Days. In the twelve months that make up a calendar year, six have 31 days each: January, March, May, July, August, October, and December. 

As the student and teacher interact face-to-face in real-time during online math classes, a sense of community is created, as discussions, conversations, and collaborative activities are easily organized and conducted, which reduces the sense of isolation and boosts engagement in the learning process. 

Live math classes offer real-time interaction and a tangible learning environment that is comparable to an actual classroom setting while adhering to safe social distancing procedures. Students also benefit from a live math class because they are able to connect with other students, create a comfortable environment, gain effective feedback, and develop their time management skills.

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