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Math Moment: Math & Astronomy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR12Nz25ymQ Did you know that math helps us explore outer space, learning more about the vastness of God’s creation–and how perfectly designed earth is for life? Have you ever tried to count the stars? We can’t possibly count them all, but we can use math to estimate the number of stars. While there are different…

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New Algebra 1 eCourse

I’m excited to have just finished an eCourse to go alongside Jacob’s Elementary Algebra! The course, which is now available as part of the Master Book’s Academy, brings in the biblical worldview of math, presents the concepts, walks through examples, and more, offering an easy transition from Principles into high school math. Learn more and…

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Answering the Why Behind Math: Responding to Gracie Cunningham

My heart was recently touched to hear of the viral video posted by a teen wondering about the why behind math expressed in such statements as “Who came up with this concept?” and “How would you even start on the concept of algebra?” The questions are ones I wondered for years too. I mean, why…

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Algebra, Giraffes, and God’s Handiwork

The following is adapted from the new Algebra 2 program we’re writing; check out our store for other math curriculum that will help math come alive for your students. Ready for a glimpse of God’s handiwork as we apply algebra out of a textbook? Well, here we go! We’re going to look at how blood…

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Math, Waves, and the Creator: Light Waves

Part 2 of 3 Note: This is a continuation of a series of guest posts on Math, Waves, and the Creator by Dr. Adam F. Hannon. This particular one would be great to have middle school and high school students read in order to give them a glimpse into how math helps us shine light…

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Why, Oh, Why Must I Learn Math?

I recently asked some folks this question: What are you/your children’s biggest struggles in math? The responses varied (stay tuned for others in future blogs), but several voiced the same struggle: why. Knowing why you need to learn something certainly doesn’t seem like too much to expect. It’s actually a very reasonable question. As Alfred…