Why encourage your child to participate in Math Olympiads ? Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.                   — Albert Einstein, German theoretical physicist Mathematics or Math is beautifully amazing and surprisingly essential in everyone’s life. Our day-to-day life is incomplete without Math. We realize from Math that every problem has a …

## Why Kids should learn coding ?

Why kids should learn Coding ? We, the parents, would love our kids to engage in activities that build their talents and skill during their free time, rather than just watching T.V., Youtube movies or playing games on mobile.  Now, the activity should have an element of fun too, so that kids get stick to …

## List of Mathematical Contests

List of Mathematical Contests From India :- Popular Math Competition in India. Eligibility: Students from Class-1 to Class-12 may appear in class-wise exams. Conducted by :  Science Olympiad Foundation, New Delhi Website: https://sofworld.org Popular Math Competition in India. Eligibility: Students from Class-1 to Class-12 may appear in class-wise exams. Conducted by :  Silverzone Foundation, New …

## The Wizard’s Three clocks

The Wizard’s Three clocks – Russian Math Olympiad. Asked Where ? : A typical challenging question once asked in one of the Russian Math Olympiads, meant for Grade-5 and Grade-6. Give it a try !! After you are done ,take the “Reader’s Challenge” The Problem : Once there was a wizard named Symonds. He owns …

## Converting repeating decimals to fractions

How to convert non-terminating and repeating decimals to fractions Noteworthy Notes:1) All non-terminating and non-repeating decimals are Irrational numbers.2) All non-terminating and repeating decimals are Rational numbers.Non-terminating and repeating decimals are also called recurring decimals. Sometimes these are expressed by a line over the repeating digits.For examples :2.7777…… = 2.71.05693693693693….. = 1.05693Students sometimes find very …

## The Magic Square- Singapore Math Olympiad.

The Magic Square – Global Math Olympiad. Asked Where ? : A typical question once asked in one of the Singapore Math Olympiads, meant for Grade-4 and Grade-5, but it can challenge an expert and grown-up Mathematician too. Please give it a try !! If you think it’s too easy, take the “Reader’s Challenge” The …

## The Staircase Problem – Global Math Olympiad.

The Staircase problem – Global Math Olympiad. Asked Where ? : A typical question from Primary level South East Asian Olympiads. The Problem : We have a 10 step staircase. One can climb up 1,2, or 3 stairs at a time. How many ways are there to climb up the stairs ? The Solution : …

## Why Singapore Math Olympiads ? Part-2

Why Singapore Math Olympiads ? Part-2 Figure out the answers  to the following two questions. I) What is the next number in the series ?46,44,42,40,38, ____ II) Few persons are sitting around a circular table. If the 3rd person is sitting exactly opposite to the 9th person, how many total persons are there ? Let …

## Why Singapore Math Olympiads ? Part-1

Why Singapore Math Olympiads ? Part-1 Figure out the answers  to the following two questions. I) Which of the following is/are true about positive integers? A) even x even = evenB) even x odd = even C) odd x odd = even D) even+odd = evenE) odd+odd = even II) If ‘n’ in the following …