Math Simplified
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Math Simplified

Mental Math: Division

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I’m going to start out with a short digression. I was searching for a picture to go with this subject and despite searching multiple sources, there really wasn’t a good appropriate picture, so I just picked a picture I liked that came up when I searched under “division”. The lack of a single appropriate picture illustrating the act of dividing things reflects the fact that our society either doesn’t value or doesn’t understand the physical meaning…

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Simplified is a publication aiming at making mathematics accessible and enjoyable.

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Karen Remick

Karen Remick

Scientist (PhD Space Physics), Inventor, INTJ, and all around strange person.

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