## Riverdale Blog

### Celebrate Pi Day at Mathnasium!

Feb 23, 2024 | Riverdale Blog

Join us at Mathnasium Riverdale on March 14 for our Pi Day celebration!

### Math Plays A Key Role in Swimming!

Feb 22, 2023 | Riverdale 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.

### Is there a reason why a circle is 360 degrees?

Feb 14, 2023 | Riverdale Blog

You might be familiar with the fact that there are 360 degrees in a full circle. By splitting a circle up into 360 equal slices we can measure any angle. But why do we use 360°? You might be surprised but there are actually a number of reasons for this specific number. Find out more in this blog.

### Fibonacci Sequence: Crown jewels of mathematics

Feb 7, 2023 | Riverdale Blog

In many ways, the Fibonacci sequence is one of the crown jewels of mathematics. With its simplistic yet elegant internal structure, and its ability to describe the patterning of so many non-mathematical entities, the Fibonacci Sequence has taken on an almost mystical value for some people.

### Bees, The Math-Savvy Insect

Jan 31, 2023 | Riverdale Blog

Bees are impressive creatures, powering entire ecosystems via pollination and making sweet honey. But it turns out the little striped insects are also quite clever. A new study suggests that, despite having tiny brains, bees understand the mathematical concepts of addition and subtraction. Find out more about this wild topic in our blog.

### The Most Inspirational and funniest Math Quotes for Kids

Jan 25, 2023 | Riverdale Blog

Math is fun and one great way to spread that fun is to share famous math quotes by renowned people in history. They can inspire and they can entertain. So when you find yourself up against a tough math problem, take a quick break and enjoy a funny or inspirational math quote.

### Trigonometric Applications in Real Life

Jan 17, 2023 | Riverdale Blog

With trigonometry finding out the heights of mountains or towers is possible, also in astronomy, it is used to find the distance between stars or planets and is widely used in physics, architecture, and GPS navigation systems. Let's find out more in this blog.

### Some Amazing Math Facts to Make Your New Year Special!

Jan 10, 2023 | Riverdale Blog

It is always exciting to discover cool ways in which you can use or observe Math in the world around you. There are so many great applications for math and there are also some very surprising math-related facts about things you see in front of you every day but just have not viewed through a mathematical lens.