It was a great experience to have the opportunity to present my case for improving school-level mathematics at TEDx Johannesburg at the exceptional Soweto Theatre today. During the talk I posed an interesting mathematical question, which is … [Continue reading]

# Problem #2 : Where is the painting? Solution

When confronted with mathematical problems I always recommend that you should use the APEX method which I propose. This APEX method provides a simple and effective way to deal with any mathematical problem, no matter how small or large, and no … [Continue reading]

# Problem #2: Where is the painting?

Today I present a different problem, which is far simpler than Problem #1 : When is Cheryl's birthday, which I have solved over the past few days. This problem I present today was used in research to help to understand whether students learners in … [Continue reading]

# Mathematical jokes in video…

There are a number of interesting funny videos available which illustrate specific points, and most of these are based upon completely wrong mathematics which someone is trying to convince someone of: Look at these two... … [Continue reading]

# When is Cheryl’s birthday: solution

This is the finalpart of the solution for the problem which I provided a few days ago. If you have not read this then please start from the first part of this problem - When is Cheryl's birthday. Yesterday I provided the second hint to you, and we … [Continue reading]