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Math Lessons From Ants

May 24, 2023 | North Vancouver WA Blog

Ants teach us the necessity to plan and look ahead. They store their food during seasons of plenty so that they will have adequate amounts in times of scarcity, all through an intricate system of carefully coordinated calculations to make sure colonies survive. They even plan and calculate time for both work and times for rest to prevent burnout.

The Math Behind Film Making

May 9, 2023 | North Vancouver WA Blog

Math is essential to every aspect of filmmaking. It's involved in every step of the moviemaking process, from the design of the video equipment filmmakers use to the production of the film itself. Math is also used extensively in the editing process, as well as in many other parts of the post-production phase. Let’s find out more in this blog!

The father of mathematics

Apr 12, 2023 | North Vancouver WA Blog

Do you know who the finest mathematician in history was? It was Archimedes. Also known as the father of mathematics, he developed some of the mechanical systems we use today. Read this blog to learn all about this brilliant mathematician!

Landscape architecture and mathematics

Apr 2, 2023 | North Vancouver WA Blog

Geometry is one of the most important math skills used by architects and engineers when designing a new building or landscape. Being able to think critically about shapes and forms plays a role in such tasks as calculating the area and perimeter of a structure or determining how many plants will fit on a green roof. Let’s find out more in this blog

Fashion Designers - How Do They Use Math?

Mar 21, 2023 | North Vancouver WA Blog

Math is a crucial component of fashion design. Fashion industry producers use math to produce their clothing on a daily basis. Some of these tasks include fitting model garments, maintaining size uniformity, and mapping a two-dimensional pattern to fit a three-dimensional body Let’s take a look at some great examples in this blog.

Amazing Pi fun facts

Mar 14, 2023 | North Vancouver WA Blog

Pi has numerous applications in mathematics, science, and engineering, including geometry, trigonometry, calculus, physics, statistics, and more. Its ubiquity and importance make it one of the most famous and fascinating mathematical constants in the world. Let’s find out more in this blog.

The Unbelievable History of Pi

Mar 7, 2023 | North Vancouver WA Blog

Pi is the most studied number in mathematics, and for good reason. The number pi is integral to our understanding of geometry. Pi has uses in physics, astronomy, and mathematics. Pi is used in architecture and construction as well and has been a vital part of everything from arches and bridges to the Pyramids of Giza.

Math Plays A Key Role in Swimming!

Feb 22, 2023 | North Vancouver WA Blog

Using Math in sports has become more common over the years. For instance, take swimming, swimming has several different course and stroke variables. Results from a short course (25 yards) or a longer course (50 meters), can be converted by a coach to make projections for how a swimmer might perform in another race.