## Teaching Math: The Path to the Future

Teaching Math: The Path to the Future Becoming a math teacher begins with a love for math. If you excelled in math as a kid and decided to study math in college, then teaching middle and high school students could be your career path. Every state has different educational and licensing requirements, and it’s up…

How many times has it happened to you? You’re in a math class, trying to keep pace with the teacher’s lesson, when you realize that you’ve lost your train of thought. You’ve forgotten what you were doing, and can’t remember how to proceed. Sound familiar? This is a common scenario for students in any math…

## Rules of Divisibility

The rules of divisibility help determine whether a given number is divisible by another (with no remainder) without actually performing the division. The divisibility is usually determined by examining the digits in the number. The understanding of divisibility rules helps in many areas of mathematics especially as it relates to Algebra, arithmetic, and geometry. One…

## Understanding Exponents

Exponents are a shorthand for the repeated multiplication of the same by itself a number of times. For example: is read 7 raised to the 3rd power and can be written as 7 × 7 × 7. 7 is the base number and 3 is the exponent. There are several rules available for the simplification…

## Becoming a Successful Math Student

When students hear the word “Math”, the response is one of either excitement and joy or fear and trembling. Students have the ability to be excellent at Math as soon as they understand that Math is a language governed by principles. If a student approaches Math the way he or she approaches learning a…